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Linda Givetash

Linda Givetash is a Johannesburg-based freelance journalist. 

Linda Givetash is a Johannesburg-based freelance journalist. 

Latest from Linda Givetash

782d ago

After protests and looting tear through South Africa, the nation wonders: What now?

“Things can be recovered ... but there is an impact in the community,” said Richard Ncube, 40, a former police officer.
792d ago

Riots in South Africa have left people hungry — it's the poorest who are worst hit

“If we wait for them then we’ll start seeing more graves,” Patrick Bilai, a pastor, said of the government.
796d ago

After deadly riots in South Africa, army of volunteers leads defense, cleanup efforts

Protests that began with the arrest of former President Jacob Zuma led to widespread violence and at least 212 deaths.
1067d ago

Cancer research another long-term casualty of the coronavirus pandemic, scientists say

The pandemic has caused unprecedented disruptions in cancer research.
1075d ago

Arctic researcher warns the 'the ice is dying' after landmark expedition

"This world is threatened. We really saw how the ice is disappearing," said expedition leader Markus Rex.
1076d ago

Nobel Prize in economics goes to Americans Paul R. Milgrom and Robert B. Wilson

"Their discoveries have benefitted sellers, buyers and taxpayers around the world," the prize committee said in a statement.
1081d ago

Nobel Prize in chemistry awarded to scientists Jennifer Doudna and Emmanuelle Charpentier for pioneering genome research

The genetic editing technique has contributed to new cancer therapies and has the potential to be used in curing inheritable diseases.
1082d ago

Nobel Prize for physics awarded to Roger Penrose, Reinhard Genzel and Andrea Ghez

The recipients' work has helped reveal "the darkest secrets of the universe," the secretary general of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said.
1087d ago

Scottish rescuers attempt to herd whales away from coast ahead of military exercise

Rescuers are concerned the northern bottlenose whales will be distressed by the noise from next week's NATO exercise
1088d ago

U.S. Embassy employee in Kyiv dies after found unconscious near railway, police say

The woman died at a hospital after an apparent head injury, and the search for a male suspect was underway, police said
1089d ago

Coronavirus has now killed 1 million people around the world

The milestone comes as governments struggle to contain the infection and its fallout and as scientists ramp up efforts to deliver a vaccine.