Articles about South Africa
01 May 2022World
Scientists in South Africa have found that new Omicron subvariants, BA.4 and BA.5, are capable enough to trigger the next COVID-19 wave, Reuters reported.
29 Apr 2022Sports
Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Friday announced the launch of a new franchise-based T20 league in association with broadcaster SuperSport.
14 Jan 2022World
A South African minister has courted controversy after advising abstinence to schoolgirls in Mokopane, Limpopo.
31 Dec 2021World
South Africa, on Thursday, lifted its overnight curfew rules which were in place from midnight to 4:00 am.
26 Dec 2021World
Archbishop Desmond Tutu, who won the 1984 Nobel Peace Prize for fighting against racial inequality in South Africa, passed away on Sunday.
13 Dec 2021World
Omicron variant is causing milder COVID-19 than Delta, doctors in South Africa say.
09 Dec 2021Technology
Early studies on the Omicron variant of coronavirus reportedly present a less grim picture than previously imagined.
03 Dec 2021World
A top South African doctor who was the first to raise alarm over Omicron says the new coronavirus strain causes mild symptoms.
30 Nov 2021India
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 2021India
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 2021India
Passengers arriving at the Mumbai airport from South Africa will be quarantined, the city's Mayor announced on Saturday.
26 Nov 2021World
A new variant of the coronavirus has been found in South Africa and several other countries.
01 Sep 2021World
Scientists in South Africa have identified a new variant of the coronavirus, which they say is mutating at a rapid pace.
05 Jul 2021Sports
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 2021World
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 2021World
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 2021World
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 2021World
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.
09 Apr 2021World
Pune-based Serum Institute of India (SII) has fully refunded South Africa for 500,000 undelivered doses of the coronavirus vaccine, reports PTI.
24 Mar 2021Sports
Blistering knocks from Shafali Verma and Smriti Mandhana powered India Women to a nine-wicket victory in the 3rd T20I against South Africa Women.
22 Mar 2021Sports
South Africa Women defeated India Women by six wickets in the second T20I on Sunday.
12 Mar 2021Sports
An incredible knock by Lizelle Lee helped South Africa Women beat the Indian women's team in the 3rd ODI.
16 Feb 2021India
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 2021World
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 2021World
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 2021Sports
Indian batsmen Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane have surged in the latest ICC Test Rankings for Batsmen.
29 Jan 2021Technology
Johnson & Johnson's (J&J) much-awaited COVID-19 vaccine has reportedly exhibited strong protection against the virus.
29 Jan 2021Technology
Novavax Inc. said on Thursday that its COVID-19 vaccine appears 89 percent effective based on early findings from a British study.
29 Jan 2021Auto
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 2021Sports
South African speedster Kagiso Rabada has got to 200 career Test scalps.
28 Jan 2021World
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.
27 Jan 2021Sports
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).
26 Jan 2021Sports
India and England are all set to lock horns in the four-Test series, starting February 5.
24 Jan 2021India
As the first phase of COVID-19 vaccinations is underway in India, nearly 16 lakh healthcare and frontline workers have been inoculated, government data showed.
19 Jan 2021Sports
The Indian cricket team beat Australia in the Brisbane Test to clinch the four-match series by a 2-1 margin.
08 Jan 2021India
In view of the more infectious strain of coronavirus that sparked lockdown's return in London, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Friday that those returning from the United Kingdom and testing negative must stay in institutional quarantine for seven days in Delhi.