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Covid has hindered diplomatic action, complicated peacemaking efforts

Since September, the devastation wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic has deepened, infecting close to 100 million people, costing more than ...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Pacts and protests lack the power for change

William Gumede's erudite and persuasive call for social compacts between government, business and civil society is appealing, but it is ...

Lufthansa and SWISS in commercial deal with Airlink

Lufthansa and SWISS, both part of the Lufthansa Group, announced an interline agreement with privately owned South African airline Airlink ...

New Transnet headquarters honours SS Mendi

The eMendi Building, new headquarters of the Transnet National Ports Authority, is named after the SS Mendi.More than 600 South ...

STATS | Kagiso Rabada's 200 Test wickets and his career in numbers

Proteas fast bowler Kagiso Rabada's numbers are impressive for a 25-year-old who has taken 200 Test wickets.Rabada has been in ...

Hohns hints Australia pace-bowler rotation back on agenda

Melbourne [Australia], January 28 (ANI): National selector Trevor Hohns has indicated that Australia might follow the rotation policy for their ...

SA advises against wrapping coffins of COVID patients

Johannesburg [South Africa], January 28 (ANI/Sputnik): There is no need to cover the coffins of people who died of COVID-19 ...

Rabada 3rd-fastest South African to scalp 200 Test wickets

Karachi [Pakistan], January 28 (ANI): Pace spearhead Kagiso Rabada on Thursday not only became the eighth South African to scalp ...

Proteas openers get to lunch after Pakistan tail extends lead

South Africa reached 37 without loss at lunch in their second innings after Pakistan's tail had extended their lead to ...

A pill, a ring or a jab: The future of HIV prevention is choice

South Africa surpassed its targets to roll out the HIV prevention pill in 2020 despite the coronavirus pandemicAn eight-weekly injection ...

Never blamed anyone for my absence: Fawad Alam

Karachi [Pakistan], January 28 (ANI): Pakistan batsman Fawad Alam, who has rejuvenated the hosts' batting line-up, said that he never ...

Guinea Worm Disease Cases Drop Despite COVID-19 Restrictions

Human Guinea worm cases in six African countries dropped to 27 in 2020, about 50% less than what was recorded ...

paiN, Rebirth win DreamHack January NA openers

paiN Gaming rallied for a dramatic win while Rebirth Esports swept its match Wednesday as play opened in the DreamHack ...

Xinhua Commentary | Anyone left behind, everyone vulnerable

The pandemic has once again demonstrated that global problems need global solutions.BEIJING, Jan. 28 (Xinhua) -- With more than 100 ...

Life Healthcare's revenue jumps 6% following surge in patient numbers

Patients returning to hospitals for elective surgeries and an increase in Covid-19 admissions have resulted in a 6% revenue climb ...

Ethiopia to start mask-wearing campaign on campus

Addis Ababa [Ethiopia], January 28 (ANI/Xinhua): Ethiopia will soon launch a mask-wearing campaign in schools nationwide amid the ongoing COVID-19 ...

No words to describe Fawad's commitment, dedication: Wahab

Karachi [Pakistan], January 28 (ANI): Fawad Alam rescued Pakistan in the first Test against South Africa with a fighting ton, ...

Experts: Iran Eyes Reuniting Its 'Axis of Resistance'

WASHINGTON - Ongoing talks about restoring ties between the Syrian government and the Palestinian militant group Hamas are part of ...

Tanzanian President Expresses Doubt on Coronavirus Vaccines

Tanzanian President John Magufuli has warned his health ministry against rushing to adopt COVID-19 vaccines, suggesting the vaccines may not ...

Seahawks 'strongly condemn' then cut OL Chad Wheeler

Shortly after the Seattle Seahawks on Wednesday issued a strong statement regarding the felony arrest of their now former offensive ...

Seahawks 'strongly condemn' alleged actions of Chad Wheeler

The Seattle Seahawks on Wednesday issued a statement regarding the felony arrest of their now former offensive lineman Chad Wheeler, ...

Somalia's Minister of Women Says Lawmaker Quota for Females Too Low

MOGADISHU - Somalia's prime minister this month announced a 30 percent quota for female lawmakers chosen in upcoming elections. If ...

Aid Efforts in Ethiopia's Tigray Thwarted by Lack of Access

About 1.3 million Ethiopian children continue to suffer despite humanitarian efforts 12 weeks into the conflict in the Tigray Region, ...

IMF encourages SA govt to tackle wage bill, be tough on SOEs

The IMF says the government needs to introduce reforms at SEOs, like Eskom, as the power utility's problems will weigh ...

Ramaphosa urges businesses to help fund Africa's vaccine rollout

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday urged businesses to help fund the continent's Covid-19 vaccine rollout and asked more ...

Pasha 94: Talking about masculinity with South African artist Nakhane

What is it to be a man? Through their role in the film Inxeba and the music videos from their ...

Many old people in Ghana need daily care. How the government can help

The world's population is growing older - and that includes African countries, although they remain primarily youthful. Of all the ...

Coronavirus: a single 'escape mutant' shouldn't render a vaccine useless

Several coronavirus variants have emerged in recent weeks that have got scientists worried. The variants, which were first identified in ...

Medical students may be among first in line for the Covid-19 vaccine

Medical students might be first in line to receive the Covid-19 vaccine.Student volunteers will be trained to educate the public ...

Vodafone weighs options for Ghana in Africa restructure

Vodafone Group is considering options for its Ghana business as the British telecommunications giant focuses on reorganising and paying down ...

We have the funds to pay for vaccines, says Treasury's Mogajane

Treasury is considering a combination of options - including taxes - to fund vaccines according to Director-General Dondo Mogajane.Mogajane says ...

Zimbabwe Buries 2 Ministers, Former Prison Chief Amid COVID-19 Surge

HARARE - Zimbabwe's government held burials Wednesday for two Cabinet ministers and a former prison official who died from COVID-19. ...

Madagascar President congratulates India on Republic Day

Antananarivo [Madagascar] January 27 (ANI): Madagascar President Andry Rajoelina has congratulated India on the occasion of 72nd Republic Day. He ...

Judge Yacoob steps down as CSA interim board chairman

Johannesburg [South Africa], January 27 (ANI): Cricket South Africa (CSA) interim board chairman Judge Yacoob has stepped down following the ...

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New York [US], January 27 (ANI): TS Tirumurti, permanent representative of India to the United Nations on Tuesday announced a ...

SA stocks slide for second day after IMF cuts growth forecasts

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange index extended declines for a second day, falling 0.2%, amid weakness in BHP and Anglo American ...

Naspers mulls how to ease dominance of JSE

The global e-commerce operator makes up almost a fifth of the bourse.Naspers spun off most of its assets into Amsterdam-listed ...

Laura Wolvaardt attains career-best ODI rankings

Dubai [UAE], January 27 (ANI): South Africa opener Laura Wolvaardt has moved up two places to a career-best seventh position ...

India, Madagascar have cooperation in education, health

Antananarivo [Madagascar], January 27 (ANI): India's Ambassador to Madagascar Abhay Kumar has said that two countries have cordial and friendly ...

Pakistan gain 88-run lead over SA in first Test

Karachi [Pakistan], January 27 (ANI): Fawad Alam and Faheem Ashraf played knocks of 109 and 64 respectively on the second ...

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Covid-19 kills two more Zimbabwean government ministers

HARARE - Zimbabwe's government held burials Wednesday for two Cabinet ministers and a former prison official who died from COVID-19. ...

Covid has hindered diplomatic action, complicated peacemaking efforts

Since September, the devastation wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic has deepened, infecting close to 100 million people, costing more than ...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Pacts and protests lack the power for change

William Gumede's erudite and persuasive call for social compacts between government, business and civil society is appealing, but it is ...

Lufthansa and SWISS in commercial deal with Airlink

Lufthansa and SWISS, both part of the Lufthansa Group, announced an interline agreement with privately owned South African airline Airlink ...

New Transnet headquarters honours SS Mendi

The eMendi Building, new headquarters of the Transnet National Ports Authority, is named after the SS Mendi.More than 600 South ...

STATS | Kagiso Rabada's 200 Test wickets and his career in numbers

Proteas fast bowler Kagiso Rabada's numbers are impressive for a 25-year-old who has taken 200 Test wickets.Rabada has been in ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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