South Africa: News

23 Oct 2022

ICC T20 World Cup

2022 T20 World Cup, SA vs ZIM: Preview and stats

South Africa will meet Zimbabwe in their first meeting in the ICC T20 World Cup 2022.

27 Sep 2022

Travel And Tourism

Add these unique South African accommodations to your bucket list

Well-known for its excellent tourist infrastructure, stunning coastlines, beautiful semi-deserts, lakes, waterfalls, canyons, and dramatic mountainscapes, South Africa must be included in your international travel itinerary.

14 Sep 2022

Madhya Pradesh

PM Modi to release 8 cheetahs from Namibia into Kuno

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to reintroduce the world's fastest cats in India on his birthday on September 17.

03 Aug 2022

Sustainability

5 budget-friendly accommodation options in Johannesburg for solo travelers

A perfect safari stopover, Johannesburg is one of the most powerful commercial centers located on the African continent.

29 Jul 2022

Books

5 autobiographical novels which discuss social issues

Sometimes books can provide a great escape from our problems and transport us to a different world.

25 Jul 2022

London

Woman lay dead, undiscovered, in flat for over 2 years

Recently, a bizarre incident came to light in the United Kingdom where a housing group continued taking rent from a tenant, who died in her flat and lay undetected for two and a half years!

01 May 2022

Pfizer

New Omicron sub-variants can trigger new COVID-19 wave: Study

Scientists in South Africa have found that new Omicron subvariants—BA.4 and BA.5—are capable enough to evade immunity and trigger a new COVID-19 wave, Reuters reported.

Cricket South Africa announces new franchise-based T20 tournament: Details here

Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Friday announced the launch of a new franchise-based T20 league in association with broadcaster SuperSport.

31 Mar 2022

Australia

Top 5 scenic beaches in the world

You are either a beach person or a mountain person.

14 Jan 2022

Twitter

Open books, close your legs: South African minister tells schoolgirls

A South African minister has courted controversy after advising abstinence to schoolgirls in Mokopane, Limpopo.

31 Dec 2021

Africa

South Africa lifts night-curfew as COVID-19 cases decrease: Government officials

South Africa, on Thursday, lifted its overnight curfew rules which were in place from midnight to 4:00 am.

26 Dec 2021

Nobel Peace Prize

Former archbishop of South Africa, Desmond Tutu, dies at 90

Archbishop Desmond Tutu, who won the 1984 Nobel Peace Prize for fighting against racial inequality in South Africa, passed away on Sunday.

13 Dec 2021

Coronavirus

Omicron causing milder COVID-19 than Delta, South African doctors say

Omicron variant is causing milder COVID-19 than Delta, doctors in South Africa say.

'Cautious optimism' after initial Omicron studies; here's what we know

Early studies on the Omicron variant of coronavirus reportedly present a less grim picture than previously imagined.

03 Dec 2021

Coronavirus

How severe is the Omicron variant? South African doctor explains

A top South African doctor who was the first to raise alarm over Omicron says the new coronavirus strain causes mild symptoms.

Omicron: 4-6 hours' wait at Delhi airport under new rules

Passengers arriving from countries where the Omicron variant of COVID-19 has been detected may have to wait for up to six hours at the Delhi airport, NDTV reported.

28 Nov 2021

Coronavirus

How Indian states are gearing up to fight Omicron variant?

India has laid down some precautionary measures to tackle the spread of the new COVID-19 variant Omicron that has triggered global alarm.

27 Nov 2021

Mumbai

South Africa arrivals at Mumbai airport to face quarantine

Passengers arriving at the Mumbai airport from South Africa will be quarantined, the city's Mayor announced on Saturday.

26 Nov 2021

Coronavirus

India raises alert as new, heavily-mutated coronavirus variant is found

A new variant of the coronavirus has been found in South Africa and several other countries.

New C.1.2 variant of COVID-19 found. How dangerous is it?

Scientists in South Africa have identified a new variant of the coronavirus, which they say is mutating at a rapid pace.

IPL will wear out UAE pitches: SA coach Mark Boucher

The remainder of the 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL) season being held in the United Arab Emirates will hugely affect the pitches, which might get worn out and help the spinners massively during the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup, feels South Africa head coach Mark Boucher.

09 Jun 2021

Trending News

South African woman reportedly gives birth to 10 babies

A woman in South Africa has reportedly given birth to 10 babies, all at once - breaking a world record set just last month.

08 Jun 2021

Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi's great-granddaughter sentenced to 7-year imprisonment in South Africa

Ashish Lata Ramgobin, 56, great-granddaughter of Mahatma Gandhi, has been sentenced to seven years in prison by a court in South Africa in connection with a six million rand (official currency of South Africa) fraud and forgery case, PTI reported.

06 Jun 2021

COVID-19

Coronavirus mutated 32 times in HIV+ South Africa woman: Study

A 36-year-old woman in South Africa with advanced HIV carried the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 for 216 days, a new study has found.

15 Apr 2021

Johnson & Johnson

South Africa suspends Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

South Africa has joined the US in suspending its roll-out of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, following reports that six women who received the immunization doses had developed unusual blood clots with low platelet count.

India's Serum Institute refunds South Africa for undelivered coronavirus vaccines

Pune-based Serum Institute of India (SII) has fully refunded South Africa for 500,000 undelivered doses of the coronavirus vaccine, reports PTI.

3rd T20I: India Women thrash SA Women, visitors win series

Blistering knocks from Shafali Verma and Smriti Mandhana powered India Women to a nine-wicket victory in the 3rd T20I against South Africa Women.

SA Women beat India Women in 2nd T20I: Key learnings

South Africa Women defeated India Women by six wickets in the second T20I on Sunday.

3rd ODI, SA Women beat India Women (D/L): Records broken

An incredible knock by Lizelle Lee helped South Africa Women beat the Indian women's team in the 3rd ODI.

India Women bounce back, beat SA Women in 2nd ODI

The Indian women's cricket team staged a magnificent comeback by beating South Africa Women in the second ODI.

16 Feb 2021

Brazil

South African, Brazilian COVID-19 variants detected in India: Government

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Director-General Dr. Balram Bhargava on Tuesday said that four COVID-19 cases involving the South African variant of the virus have been detected in India.

10 Feb 2021

Johnson & Johnson

South Africa scraps AstraZeneca vaccine, will give J&J jabs

South Africa will give the unapproved Johnson & Johnson vaccine to its frontline healthcare workers beginning next week as a study to see what protection it provides from COVID-19, particularly against the variant dominant in South Africa, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize announced on Wednesday.

02 Feb 2021

Pfizer

South Africa welcomes first delivery of COVID-19 vaccines

South Africa gave a hero's welcome on Monday to the delivery of its first COVID-19 vaccines - one million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine produced by the Serum Institute of India.

30 Jan 2021

Virat Kohli

Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane move up in ICC Test Rankings

Indian batsmen Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane have surged in the latest ICC Test Rankings for Batsmen.

29 Jan 2021

Pfizer

Johnson & Johnson's one-shot COVID-19 vaccine shows 66% strong efficacy

Johnson & Johnson's (J&J) much-awaited COVID-19 vaccine has reportedly exhibited strong protection against the virus.

29 Jan 2021

Coronavirus

Novavax vaccine seems effective against COVID-19 in UK study

Novavax Inc. said on Thursday that its COVID-19 vaccine appears 89 percent effective based on early findings from a British study.

29 Jan 2021

Global NCAP

Mahindra XUV300 is now the safest car in South Africa

The Mahindra XUV300 has become the first car in South Africa to be awarded a 5-star safety rating by the Global NCAP. To recall, the model received a similar rating from the agency in India last year.

28 Jan 2021

Pakistan Cricket Team

Pakistan vs SA: Rabada gets to 200 career Test scalps

South African speedster Kagiso Rabada has got to 200 career Test scalps.

28 Jan 2021

India

South Africa: COVID-19 vaccine to arrive on February 1

One million coronavirus vaccine doses will arrive from India in the country on February 1, Dr. Zweli Mkhize, South African Health Minister said on Wednesday.

Pant, Ashwin nominated for ICC Player of the Month awards

Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin and wicket-keeper Rishabh Pant have been nominated for the newly-introduced Player of the Month awards by the International Cricket Council (ICC).

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