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South Africa

Covid-19 Omicron Variant: South Africa Decries 'Draconian' Travel Bans

Nov 27, 2021 Deutsche Welle

South African health officials said travel bans over the newly discovered 'Omicro'n variant are not yet justified. Meanwhile, there is a "high" risk the variant will spread in Europe, authorities say.

New Covid-19 Variant: EU Nations Asked To Stop Air Travel From Southern Africa

Nov 26, 2021 Deutsche Welle

The European Union wants its member states to halt air travel with South Africa and several surrounding countries over the emergence of a new Covid-19 variant.

Coronavirus: South African Scientists Detect New Virus Variant Amid Spike

Currently identified as B.1.1.529, the new variant has also been found in Botswana and Hong Kong in travelers from South Africa.

FW De Klerk: South Africa's Last Apartheid President Has Died

Nov 11, 2021

Former President FW de Klerk, the man who freed Nelson Mandela, has died. The last apartheid president passed away at the age of 85 after a battle with cancer.

India A Tour Of South Africa 2021: Pieter Malan To Lead South Africa A Against India A

India A and South Africa A will play three four-day matches between November 23 and December 9.

30 October, 2021

SA Vs SL, T20 World Cup: David Miller Does An Asif Ali; South Africa Beat Sri Lanka By 4 Wickets - Highlights

Priya Nagi

With 15 runs needed off the final over, David Miller smashed two maximums before a boundary by Kagiso Rabada to guide South Africa home against Sri Lanka in the T20 World Cup Super-12 match at Sharjah on October 30. Catch highlights of SA vs SL cricket match here.

28 October, 2021

Quinton De Kock On Black Lives Matter: 'If I Was Racist, I Could Easily Have Taken The Knee And Lied'

Soumitra Bose

Quinton de Kock has apologised for not taking the knee with his other South African teammates during the T20 World Cup match against the West Indies. The South African wicket-keeper batsmen said it was a "misunderstanding."

17 July, 2021

South Africa Riots: President Cyril Ramaphosa Vows To Restore Order

Associated Press (AP)

South Africa's army has begun deploying 25,000 troops to aid police in quelling weeklong protests and violence provoked by former President Jacob Zuma's detention.

12 May, 2021

Olympic Champion Caster Semenya Arrested For Speeding in South Africa

Associated Press (AP)

The runner was arrested last Thursday in Cape Town and released on $35 bail, the National Prosecuting Authority said in a statement

04 February, 2021

'Glad To See Your Affection Towards India', Says Prime Minister Narendra Modi To Kevin Pietersen


Pietersen thanked India for sending made-in-India vaccines to South Africa

15 December, 2020

Eswatini PM Ambrose Dlamini Dies Of Covid


The prime minister of Africa’s last absolute monarchy Eswatini died at 52


23 November, 2020

Mahatma Gandhi's Great-Grandson Satish Dhupelia Succumbs To Covid-19 In South Africa


Satish and his two siblings are descendants of Manilal Gandhi, Mahatma Gandhi's son who stayed in South Africa to continue his father's legacy.

31 March, 2020

Coronavirus: Cricket South Africa Not Planning Proteas Pay Cuts, But Future Salaries May Be Impacted

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Cricket South Africa is not planning to implement pay cuts for Proteas players during the coronavirus pandemic, though future salaries could be impacted

20 June, 2019

New Zealand Vs South Africa: To Be Able To win On Different Pitches Important, Not My Innings: Kane Williamson

Outlook Web Bureau

New Zealand edged past South Africa on a tricky surface at Edgbaston. Kane Williamson believes the experience will set his side up nicely for the latter stages of the ICC Cricket World Cup.

18 June, 2019

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, NZ Vs SA Preview: New Zealand Aim To Continue Unbeaten Run Against South Africa


With the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in full flow, New Zealand will be hoping to beat South Africa, who have been in poor form lately.

15 June, 2019

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, SA Vs AFG: South Africa Stroll To First Win, Beat Afghanistan By Nine Wickets

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Leg-spinner Imran Tahir snared four wickets to trigger Afghanistan's dramatic batting collapse as South Africa bundled them out for 125 in yet another rain-affected ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 match. The Proteas then reached to target with Quinton de Kock hitting 68 for their first win

15 June, 2019

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, SA Vs AFG Highlights: South Africa Stroll To First Win, Beat Afghanistan By Nine Wickets

Outlook Web Bureau

South Africa finally registered their first win of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 with a comfortable nine-wicket win over minnows Afghanistan at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff on Saturday. Catch the highlights of SA Vs AFG match here:


15 June, 2019

Cricket World Cup 2019, South Africa Vs Afghanistan: Losing Mohammad Shahzad Won't Affect Us, States Gulbadin Naib


South Africa Vs Afghanistan starts at 6 PM on June 15, in Sophia Gardens. Afghan skipper Gulbadin Naib has stated that Mohammad Shahzad's controversial absence won't affect his team's displays.

Photo Gallery

Leader of Opposition in Uttarakhand Assembly Pritam Singh during a protest near the State Secretariat against the Devasthanam Act, in Dehradun.

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Indian Player Mayank Agarwal plays a shot during third day of the first Test cricket match between India and New Zealand, at Green Park stadium in Kanpur.

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MP & Bollywood actor Sunny Deol with his son Karan Deol (L) during Karan's birthday celebrations, at Sunny Super Sound studio in Mumbai.

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Sharad Agarwal, Head, Lamborghini India flags off a convoy of over 50 Lamborghinis as part of the Lamborghini Espierenza Giro India 2021, at Manesar in Gurugram.

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Lok Janshakti Party (Ramvilas) President Chirag Paswan inspects Bapu Auditorium for preparation of his party foundation day function, in Patna.

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