Gems that sparked diamond-rush in South Africa turn out to be quartz

Diamonds aren’t forever: Gems that sparked diamond-rush in South Africa turn out to be quartz Thousands rushed to a hillside after a cattle herder thought he found diamonds Government sent geoscientists and mining experts to collect testing samples Initial findings show the gemstones are quartz, an inexpensive mineral By Jack Newman For Mailonline and Afp Published: … Read more

Princess Charlene remains in South Africa to look after rhinos as family enjoy the Monaco Grand Prix

Princess Charlene has remained in South Africa to look after rhinos as husband Albert and their twins Gabriella and Jacques enjoy the Monaco Grand Prix.  The Princess of Monaco, 43, posted an image on Instagram of her getting up close and personal with the wildlife, having visited the country where she was raised to highlight … Read more

Father knocked overboard by a whale while sightseeing in South Africa

Incredible moment a father is knocked overboard by a WHALE and nearly swallowed as the animal smashes into boat with its mouth open looking for food off of South Africa Marino Gherbavaz, 51, was taking part in whale watching tour with his family  Daughter Gillian, 22, filmed as dolphins hunted sardines off coast of South … Read more

British expat finds hundreds of lethal pufferfish washed up in South Africa

A British expat has discovered hundreds of stranded ‘evil-eyed’ pufferfish washed up on a beach in South Africa.  The ‘evil-eyed’ pufferfish are each armed with a poison more deadly than cyanide. Tess Gridley, a scientist from Sheffield, encountered the mass stranding at Muizenberg Beach in Cape Town, South Africa, while walking with her family. The ‘evil-eyed’ pufferfish, … Read more

US health officials monitor 27 people for Ebola amid fears they contracted it in West Africa

Four people in Oregon and 23 in Washington are being monitored for the Ebola virus after returning to the US from West Africa, the Oregon Health Authority said on Thursday. The individuals had returned from Guinea and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where small outbreaks of Ebola have been recorded.  The state health authority said … Read more

British and Irish Lions tour ‘to go ahead in South Africa behind closed doors’

British and Irish Lions tour to South Africa is BACK ON with organisers ploughing ahead with games likely behind closed doors despite Covid variant fears, after the Government refuse to financially back home Tests The British and Irish Lions tour of South Africa is set to go ahead this summer  The Lions are set to … Read more

Ashley Judd, 52, ‘could’ve died’ following her devastating fall in Africa

Ashley Judd, 52, ‘could have died’ following her devastating fall in Africa last month says her singer mom Naomi Judd: ‘It was very serious’ By Heidi Parker For Published: 15:27 GMT, 21 March 2021 | Updated: 15:42 GMT, 21 March 2021 Ashley Judd ‘could have died’ following her devastating fall in Africa last month. … Read more

Coronavirus UK: Surge testing restarts in Ealing, West London amid South Africa variant cases

Surge Covid testing deployed in part of West London after ‘a small number’ of cases of the South African variant are found Community testing for people without symptoms starting in Ealing, West London South Africa variant cases found in Acton, Greenford, Southall, West Ealing Department of Health trying to contain outbreaks of the mutated strain … Read more

The Lions ask for Government help to host Test series against South Africa this summer

British and Irish Lions ask for Government help to host series against world champions South Africa this summer – with matches set to be staged in London, Cardiff, Edinburgh and Dublin The planned tour of South Africa will not happen this summer due to Covid The Lions want Government help to stage a home ‘tour’ against … Read more

Ashley Judd says she could have DIED of internal bleeding after shattering her leg in Africa

Ashely Judd claimed she could have died of ‘internal bleeding’ after a horrific fall in the Democratic Republic of Congo last week. The 52-year-old actress revealed in a new Instagram post from Tuesday that she suffered a ‘shattered leg in four places’ plus ‘nerve damage’ that could have also required an amputation. Her update, with … Read more