World's deepest gold mine shut down due to COVID-19

The coronavirus outbreak in South Africa has closed Mponeng, the world's deepest gold mine after 164 workers tested positive for the disease.

The global gold mining company AngloGold Ashanti said it conducted 650 tests since last Thursday, including primary contacts and many others who wished to be tested voluntarily.

Turkish pianist performs at events in South Africa

Turkish pianist Renan Koen performed at several venues in South Africa to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust and teach local youths about what happened during the tragic period through her music.

Turkish Ambassador to South Africa Elif Çomoğlu Ülgen said that during one of Koen's performances, the pianist met with more than 60 students in Johannesburg aged between 13-16.

In a South African Neighbourhood, ‘All Hell Broke Loose’

Xenophobic violence is a common phenomenon in predominantly poor, black areas of post-apartheid South Africa, where jobs are scarce and locals blame entrepreneurial foreign communities - their numbers swelled via the country's porous and corrupt borders - for the prevalence of drugs, crime and unemployment.