SA expects decisive leadership from the president, including the fight against Covid-19 and holding his Cabinet to account, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
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News24 spoke to the Red Cross' George Mamabolo, the acting national programmes manager in charge of contact tracing, to find out how this essential tool is contributing to locating and isolating those who have been in contact with people who have tested positive for Covid-19.
Red Cross ambulances in the Mexican city of Salamanca will get armed escorts for the most risky calls, after the organisation briefly closed because of violence.
Boko Haram militants have killed a midwife who was kidnapped in an attack in remote northeast Nigeria more than six months ago, the Red Cross says.
Twelve people have been killed in the volatile Muslim-majority district of PK5 in the Central African Republic's capital Bangui in clashes after a grenade went off, the Red Cross says.
The president of the International Committee of the Red Cross says it has been "flooded" with about 13 000 requests in the last six months from Syrians looking for missing family members.
The International Committee of the Red Cross says one of its staff members is dead after a car bombing in Somalia's capital.
Violence near the northern border of Central African Republican has forced thousands of people to flock to the tiny town of Paoua, the Red Cross said Wednesday.
The Red Cross says it is shocked by the killing of one of its staffers in South Sudan as dangers to humanitarian workers rise amid the country's civil war.
Jonas Ngobo can still clearly see the bloodshed and devastation left when rebels attacked a Red Cross health centre in the Central African Republic where he worked.
Aid officials say six Red Cross volunteers have been killed in Central African Republic, the third deadly attack on the group in the country this year.
The latest private sector company to donate services is Jaguar Land Rover South Africa who has made 11 vehicles available to the South African Red Cross Society (SARCS) in order to keep the organisation mobile in its efforts to control and minimise the spread of the disease.
The International Committee of the Red Cross says over 100 000 people around the world are missing, calling it a global crisis.
Red Cross leader says humanitarian help alone will not solve Rohingya refugee crisis and inclusive political solutions are needed for the 700 000 people who fled Myanmar violence to Bangladesh.
Njidda Maidugu never thought he would walk on two legs again after a suicide bombing in Nigeria. Now, he has been given hope. Watch.
More than 40 people who fled fighting in the Democratic Republic of Congo have died from cholera at a refugee camp in Uganda, the Red Cross has said
The Kenya Red Cross says more than 8 500 Ethiopians have crossed the border into Kenyan territory seeking asylum from conflict after government troops mistakenly killed civilians.
The Red Cross says it is suspending operations in a vast area of South Sudan after one of its workers was shot dead while delivering aid.
The head of the International Committee of the Red Cross has warned that South Sudan's inability to pay civil servants risked worsening a humanitarian crisis and urged donors to step in.
Aid groups have called on the United Nations to take "immediate action" in the Central African Republic, saying the conflict-wracked nation is "teetering on the brink of catastrophe".
A group of former separatist rebels in Mali killed "dozens" of members of a pro-government armed group before a UN helicopter monitoring the fighting crashed in the country's north, sources say.
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