COVID-19 - Soldiers Ready to Repatriate South Africans from Wuhan
184 South Africans in Wuhan, China who expressed their desire to return home amid the COVID-19 outbreak will be repatriated in a mission involving 151 members of the National Defence Force and that will cost U.S.$1.5 million.
The city of Wuhan (file photo).
The economic impact of the Covid-19 outbreak has affected South Africa's tourism industry with Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane warning that the spread of the virus could lead to ... Read more »
As of June 1, the confirmed COVID-19 case total from 55 African countries has reached 146,793. Reported deaths in Africa have reached 4,222 and recoveries 61,772.
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Many countries on the continent have a high dependence on commodity exports to China, relatively weak sovereign balance sheets, high debt burdens and volatile currencies, among ... Read more »
The government will launch a major military-style operation to safely evacuate at least 151 South Africans who have been stranded in Wuhan, the Chinese city at the epicentre of the ... Read more »
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