Articles about South Africa
09 Jun 2021
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'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
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
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.
09 Apr 2021
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.
24 Mar 2021
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.
22 Mar 2021
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.
12 Mar 2021
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.
09 Mar 2021
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 vs SA: Rabada gets to 200 career Test scalps
South African speedster Kagiso Rabada has got to 200 career Test scalps.
28 Jan 2021
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.
27 Jan 2021
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).
26 Jan 2021
Statistical comparison between Virat Kohli and Joe Root in Tests
India and England are all set to lock horns in the four-Test series, starting February 5.
24 Jan 2021
Coronavirus: Nearly 16 lakh vaccinated in India as pace accelerates
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 2021
ICC World Test Championship: Here are the possible scenarios
The Indian cricket team beat Australia in the Brisbane Test to clinch the four-match series by a 2-1 margin.
10 Jan 2021
England tour of Lanka: All that you need to know
Sri Lanka and England are all set to face each other in two Tests, starting January 14.
09 Jan 2021
SGG Test: Australia pull back momentum on Day 3
India suffered yet another batting collapse, this time on Day 3 of the ongoing SCG Test.
08 Jan 2021
Coronavirus: Kejriwal makes seven-day institutional quarantine mandatory for UK returnees
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.
06 Jan 2021
#NewsBytesExplainer: Decoding possible scenarios of ICC World Test Championship
New Zealand, on Wednesday, handed Pakistan an innings defeat in the second Test at the Hagley Oval, Christchurch.
05 Jan 2021
Australia tour: Records Ajinkya Rahane can break in Sydney Test
After a couple of riveting encounters, Australia and India are set to lock horns in the impending SCG Test.
02 Jan 2021
After missing series opener, Babar ruled out of second Test
Pakistan skipper Babar Azam has been ruled out of the second Test against New Zealand, starting Sunday in Christchurch.
02 Jan 2021
Steyn pulls out of IPL 2021, will play other leagues
Pace spearhead Dale Steyn has opted out of the upcoming edition of Indian Premier League (IPL).
29 Dec 2020
Government assures vaccine will work against new COVID-19 strain
There is no evidence to suggest that COVID-19 vaccines will not work against the new strain of the coronavirus, the government said on Tuesday.
28 Dec 2020
UK to Japan: These countries have reported new coronavirus strain
Just as vaccines against COVID-19 were starting to roll out in parts of the world, a new strain of the coronavirus has stirred global panic.
27 Dec 2020
COVID-19 task force details plan to detect new coronavirus strain
The national task force on COVID-19 on Saturday discussed surveillance strategies for the newly-detected strain of coronavirus in the United Kingdom, which is believed to be more infectious.
26 Dec 2020
Had to: Anurag Basu on dropping Govinda from 'Jagga Jasoos'
Director Anurag Basu has opened up about his 2017-movie Jagga Jasoos and revealed why he had to cut Govinda's role.
26 Dec 2020
UK claims South Africa's COVID variant more dangerous, latter rejects
South African Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has strongly rejected UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock's claim that the African country's new coronavirus strain is more contagious than the one in the United Kingdom.
25 Dec 2020
Here's the significance of the Boxing Day Test
'Boxing Day' is the day when sporting action takes place all over the globe.
23 Dec 2020
Coronavirus: 22 who returned to India from UK test positive
At least 22 people who returned to India from the United Kingdom in the past few days have tested positive for COVID-19.
22 Dec 2020
Can prepare vaccine against mutated virus in 6 weeks: BioNTech
Ugur Sahin, the co-founder and CEO of the German drugmaker BioNTech, displayed confidence that their COVID-19 vaccine can work against the new strain of the coronavirus.
22 Dec 2020
Jacques Kallis appointed England's batting consultant for SL Test tour
Former all-rounder Jacques Kallis has been appointed as England's latest batting consultant for the upcoming Test series in Sri Lanka.
21 Dec 2020
Coronavirus mutation: Here's what we know about the new strain
As the vaccine for COVID-19 had just started rolling out, the worrisome news of the coronavirus mutating has started circulating.
19 Dec 2020
Australia thrash India in Day-Night Test: Records broken
Australia wreaked havoc in the second innings with the ball against India on Day 3 of the first Test at the Adelaide Oval.