Did ancient Americans settle in Polynesia? The evidence doesn't stack up
How did the Polynesian peoples come to live on the far-flung islands of the Pacific? The question has intrigued researchers for centuries.
Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl brought the topic
EDITORIAL | Be angry at partygoers, not Ramaphosa, for new booze ban
President Cyril Ramaphosa has reintroduced a ban on the sale and distribution of alcohol, as the country approaches the 300 000 mark for cases of Covid-19.
Millions of South Africans will be
Your weather update: Blue Monday as cold front persists
Gale to strong gale force north-westerly to westerly winds (65-100km/h) are expected between Cape Columbine and Cape Agulhas spreading to Port Alfred, as well as over the entire Western Cape, the K
4 Killed in Protests Calling for Mali's President to Resign
BAMAKO - Mali's president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has dissolved the country's constitutional court, after four people were killed in street protests over the weekend.
Mali president tries to calm unrest with court dissolution
Mali's embattled president announced the dissolution of the constitutional court in an attempt to calm the major civil unrest gripping the vulnerable African country, as more opposition leaders wer
African countries need cheaper COVID-19 tests: here's how to get them
COVID-19 continues to infect millions of people as the death toll mounts. There is currently no cure which means that controlling this disease requires a
Conflicting visions emerge for South Africa's post-virus revival
South Africa is awash with plans on what's needed for an economy battered by the coronavirus pandemic and power shortages. What's missing is consensus on which proposals to implement.
Coronavirus Economic Fallout Batters Zimbabwe Bird Sanctuary
HARARE, ZIMABABWE - A fish eagle swoops over the water to grab a fish in its talons and then flies to its nest.
Nearby are a martial eagle, a black eagle, an Egyptian vulture and hundreds of
Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide at 0130 GMT, July 12
People wearing face masks walk on a street in Barcelona, Spain, July 9, 2020. (Barcelona City Hall/handout via Xinhua)
BEIJING, July 12 (Xinhua) -- The following are the latest updates on
Mali Opposition Says More Leaders Arrested After Mass Protest
BAMAKO, MALI - Mali's opposition coalition said security forces detained two leaders of anti-government protests and raided its headquarters on Saturday after violent demonstrations against the pre
Virus Cases Up Sharply in South Africa, India as Inequality Stings
JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's confirmed coronavirus cases have doubled in just two weeks to a quarter-million, and India on Saturday saw its biggest daily spike as its infections passed 800,000.
Windies' quicks strike as England collapse in first Test
Crawley, now facing the new ball, topped his previous Test best of 66 against South Africa at Johannesburg in January.
Stokes, skippering the side in the absence of Joe Root, continued to lea
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