South African

Heroin worth Rs 54 crore seized at Hyderabad airport

The woman had concealed the drug in powder form in her hand bags and file folders.

published on : 7th May 2022

We will take every match as final, says South Africa all-rounder Sune Luus ahead of women's WC

On current form, South Africa have a good chance in the marquee event to be held in New Zealand from March 4 to April 3.

published on : 20th February 2022

One of the best batters in the world when he gets going: Janneman Malan on Quinton de Kock

Quinton de Kock (78) and Malan (91) rose to the occasion with the bat as South Africa defeated India by seven wickets in the second ODI to gain an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.

published on : 22nd January 2022

Mulled auction of key to Nelson Mandela's Robben island prison cell halted

The government agency called for the auction to be stopped 'not because they believed anything was stolen but that things left South Africa without necessary permits'.

published on : 8th January 2022

Elgar wants Proteas to handle De Kock's Test retirement in professional manner

De Kock, only 29, announced his retirement from the traditional format at the end of the opening Test against India, which the hosts lost by 113 runs at SuperSport Park on Thursday.

published on : 2nd January 2022

Archbishop Desmond Tutu, South African Anti-Apartheid activist, dies at 90 

The Nobel Peace Prize in 1984 highlighted his stature as one of the world’s most effective champions for human rights, a responsibility he took seriously for the rest of his life.

published on : 26th December 2021

INTERVIEW | Omicron can strike within four months of vaccination: Senior South African doctor

Angelique Coetzee, the doctor who identified the variant says hospitalisations are on the rise; clinical symptoms very different from Delta.

published on : 11th December 2021

Omicron can escape vaccine immunity: South African Medical Association Chair

While the intensity of symptoms with Omicron is less in those who are vaccinated, Dr. Coetzee said she observed this vaccine immunity-escape capability of Omicron from patient data.

published on : 11th December 2021

Omicron threat: Search intensifies for four absconding South Africans in Bengaluru

Reached city two weeks ago, are now incommunicado; health officials tracing all international passengers who arrived in the last 2 weeks

published on : 4th December 2021

COVID: Genome panel to recheck Delta variant-affected South African travellers' report in Bengaluru

Meanwhile, passengers who came into Karnataka from vulnerable countries in the past 15 days (November 12 to 27) will also be subjected to repeat RT-PCR testing.

published on : 29th November 2021

Will Covaxin, Covishield be effective against Omicron? Here's what experts say

"We have some optimism that the vaccine should still work against a new variant for serious disease, but really we need to wait to have that confirmed," says vaccine expert Prof Andrew Pollard.

published on : 27th November 2021

South African variant could lead to new wave: Expert

Union government has issued new guidelines asking every passenger coming from affected countries, especially South Africa, to be tested and quarantined and their samples sequenced. 

published on : 27th November 2021

EXPLAINER | Is new Covid variant 'Omicron' more lethal than Delta? Here's all you need to know

The scientific community is worried as they fear that this new strain could fuel outbreaks in several countries and cripple health systems once again.

published on : 26th November 2021

Team India's tour of South Africa hangs in balance as new Covid variant causes concern

The BCCI, apart from seeking a detailed deport from Cricket South Africa (CSA), will also consult the Indian players and the team management before arriving at a decision.

published on : 26th November 2021

Karnataka tightens screening of international flyers as new Covid variant  raises alarm

All international flyers travelling from and transitioning through high-risk countries should be subjected to rigorous screening and testing, a circular said.

published on : 26th November 2021
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