South Africa

US backs proposal of India, South Africa at WTO for patent waiver for COVID-19 vaccines

The Biden administration's decision will make it easier for the WTO's General Council to approve the proposal.

published on : 6th May 2021

14 crew members of cargo ship from India test positive for COVID-19 in South Africa

A spokesperson from Transnet said the cause of a chief engineer's death aboard the ship was heart attack and not COVID-19.

published on : 5th May 2021

No Indian COVID-19 variant found in South Africa yet: NICD after traveller tests positive

A traveller from India has been placed in isolation at a hospital in Durban after he was tested positive for COVID-19, although it has not yet been confirmed what variant infected the person.

published on : 4th May 2021

On this day in 2010: Suresh Raina became first Indian player to smash T20I hundred

The attacking left-hand batsman achieved the feat against South Africa in the T20 World Cup in 2010. In the match, South Africa had won the toss and opted to bowl first.

published on : 2nd May 2021

UK and SA Covid variants reported in Puducherry

Despite the many variants of Covid, very few people have been reinfected in Puducherry. Only one among 500 to 600 cases are reinfections.

published on : 2nd May 2021

Belgium bans travel from India, Brazil, South Africa over Covid variants

People with Belgian nationality and people who have their main residence in Belgium can return from India, Brazil, and South Africa to Belgium, Prime Minister Alexander de Croo announced.

published on : 27th April 2021

South African cricket federation faces its 'greatest crisis' as government intervenes

The situation with Cricket South Africa is complex, though, with the government and CSA's interim board effectively working together against a third body, the decision-making members' council.

published on : 23rd April 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Brazil, Germany in same group in men's football, Japan to take on South Africa in opener

The 28 teams that have qualified for the Olympic football tournaments discovered their group opponents after the official draw was conducted in Zurich.

published on : 21st April 2021

South Africa captains fear suspension due to administrative crisis

The statement has been written on behalf of the South African Cricketers' Association and signed by its president Khaya Zondo.

published on : 20th April 2021

South African cricket captains express concern over possible suspension by ICC 

The players said if the current impasse is not resolved soon, South Africa may not been able to take part in the ICC T20 World Cup to be held in India in October-November.

published on : 20th April 2021

Been talking with Mark Boucher about making South Africa comeback: AB de Villiers

de Villiers has been in good form in the Indian Premier League (IPL) thus far despite having not played any cricket after the end of the 2020 edition of the tournament.

published on : 19th April 2021

Mark Boucher takes 'massive responsibility' for South Africa's series loss against Pakistan

South Africa head coach Mark Boucher has taken full responsibility for his side's loss in the ODI and T20I series against Pakistan.

published on : 18th April 2021

South Africans anxious over pause in use of Johnson & Johnson vaccines

South Africa has more than 1.5 million confirmed cases of COVID-19, including at least 53,000 deaths, representing more than 30% of all the confirmed cases in Africa's 54 countries.

published on : 15th April 2021

Telangana sees two cases of South African variant

As Telangana and Andhra Pradesh witness a surge in Covid-19 cases, it has come to light that the two Telugu states are harbouring variants of concern (VOC) of the Coronavirus.

published on : 15th April 2021

South Africa vs Pakistan second T20: Fakhar Zaman ruled out due to allergic reaction in left leg

Pakistan batsman Fakhar Zaman was on Monday ruled out of the second T20I of the four-match series against South Africa.

published on : 12th April 2021
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