The telescope "will be one of humanity's biggest-ever scientific endeavours", says SKA Observatory's Director-General Philip Diamond.
Rescue workers and firefighters are still searching for missing people after flooding struck the banks of the Jukskei river in Johannesburg, where a group of worshippers had gathered for church rituals.
Despite findings in a report that said Cyril Ramaphosa violated his oath of office, the South Africa president refuses to resign as the head of the ruling African National Congress, according to his office.
The South African President was rumoured to be close to stepping down in the face of calls to quit, but the pendulum seemed to have swung the other way as allies urged him to fight on.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has been accused of illegally holding millions in cash at his game ranch in northern South Africa and covering up its theft in an attempt to hide the existence of the money.
Ankara has been a key player in decreasing tensions by communicating with both the rebel leaders of the Tigray region and the federal government to start peace talks at a neutral venue.
The peace talks are being mediated by the African Union and are the first formal ones since war broke out two years ago.
Dozens to hundreds have died in stampedes and clashes during football matches in the past 40 years.
Collison of minibus and truck in KwaZulu-Natal province leaves 16 children dead, officials say, with local media reporting a higher toll of 19 children and three adults.
The disaster occurred in the diamond mining town of Jagersfontein, forcing officials to evacuate scores of residents to nearby farms.
Misuzulu kaZwelithini, enthroned in a colourful ceremony before hundreds of supporters in a rural part of KwaZulu-Natal province, brushes off those challenging his right to the throne.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken says Washington does not see Africa as the "latest playing field in a competition between great powers" as he arrives in South Africa for a three-nation trip to the region.
Subscribe to our Youtube channel for all latest in-depth, on the ground reporting from around the world.
Copyright © 2022 TRT World.