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Divyanka Tripathi posts 'on location' pictures from Cape Town
Cape Town, May 15 (IANS) Actress Divyanka Tripathi on Saturday treated her fans to a series of pictures from Cape Town, South Africa, where she is shooting for the adventure reality show "Khatron Ke Khiladi 11".
2021-05-15
Category: International, South Africa,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
S.Africa arrests 4 suspected marine poachers
Johannesburg, May 15 (IANS) South African marine law enforcers have arrested four people, suspected of "poaching" lobster and abalones in the Table Mountain National Park, authorities said.
2021-05-15
Category: International, South Africa,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
SA Emerging Women's squad for Zimbabwe announced
Pretoria, May 12 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Wednesday announced a 16-member Emerging Womens squad that will tour Zimbabwe from May 18 to 26 for a five-match one-day series.
2021-05-12
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
SA Emerging Women set for Zimbabwe tour
Pretoria, May 12 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Wednesday announced a 16-member Emerging Women squad, which will tour Zimbabwe from May 18 to 26 for a five-match one-day series.
2021-05-12
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
UK, Indian Covid variants detected in S.Africa
Johannesburg, May 9 (IANS) Fifteen cases of the Indian and British Covid-19 variants have been detected in South Africa, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said.
2021-05-09
Category: International, South Africa,Health/Medicine
S.African city warns visitors, residents of escaped cheetah
Johannesburg, May 7 (IANS) The South African City of Tshwane warned visitors to the Rietvlei Nature Reserve in Pretoria and residents nearby to be vigilant as a cheetah who escaped from the reserve is still at large.
2021-05-07
Category: International, South Africa,Human Interest/Society,Environment/Wildlife
Mixed reactions over ICC sentencing of ex-Ugandan rebel commander
Kampala, May 7 (IANS) A ruling by the International Criminal Court (ICC) on a former rebel commander has drawn mixed reactions from victims in northern Uganda, where the rebellion left tens of thousands of people dead and over 1.4 million others homeless.
2021-05-07
Category: International, South Africa,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Novavax Covid vaccine effective against South African variant
Johannesburg, May 7 (IANS) A Covid-19 vaccine developed by the US-based biotechnology company Novavax has been found effective against Coronavirus' B1351 variant, first identified in South Africa, results of a trial have shown.
2021-05-07
Category: International, South Africa,Health/Medicine
SA players felt safe in IPL bio-bubble: Smith
Johannesburg, May 7 (IANS) South African players felt safe in the bio-bubble that was created by the Indian cricket board for the 2021 Indian Premier League, the country's director of cricket Graeme Smith said.
2021-05-07
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
CSA to distribute MOI to stakeholders for transparency
Johannesburg, May 6 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Thursday published its new Memorandum of Incorporation (MOI) that was approved by the unanimous vote of the Members' Council on April 30.
2021-05-06
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
S. African governing party suspends Secretary-General
Johannesburg, May 5 (IANS) South African governing party African National Congress (ANC) has suspended the Secretary-General Ace Magashule as the party cracks the whip against those facing charges.
2021-05-05
Category: International, South Africa,Health/Medicine,Politics
S. African President pays homage to frontline workers
Johannesburg, May 2 (IANS) South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Saturday paid homage to the workers for doing a sterling job during the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-05-02
Category: International, South Africa,Health/Medicine,Politics
Uganda opts for vaccines elsewhere than India
Kampala, May 2 (IANS) Uganda planned to import Covid-19 vaccines from elsewhere after India as a supplier is grappling with a surge in cases domestically, said Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni.
2021-05-02
Category: International, South Africa,Health/Medicine,Politics
Uganda announces new Covid-19 prevention measures
Kampala, May 1 (IANS) Uganda on Friday announced a series of new Covid-19 restrictions amid a resurgence in infections, when global daily cases are also increasing fast mainly due to India's calamitous second wave.
2021-05-01
Category: International, South Africa,Health/Medicine,Politics
CSA Members' Council unanimously accepts MOI
Johannesburg, April 28 (IANS) Cricket South Africa's (CSA) Members' Council (MC) on Wednesday confirmed it had 'unanimously accepted a new Memorandum of Incorporation (MOI) by a written resolution to embrace modern governance requirements'.
2021-04-28
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Serbian President receives 2nd dose of Sinopharm vaccine
Doljevac (Serbia), April 28 (IANS) Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic on Tuesday received the second dose of the Chinese Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine here in southeastern Serbia and expressed gratitude to China and the Chinese people for "enormous support and help."
2021-04-28
Category: International, South Africa,Health/Medicine,Politics
Crisis averted as CSA, Members' Council reach 'historic' pact
Johannesburg, April 26 (IANS) The Members' Council (MC) and the Interim Board of Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Monday reached an agreement on a new governance structure, thus averting a proposed ministerial intervention which would have given the reins of the sport in the hands of the government.
2021-04-26
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
CSA Interim Board blamed for disregarding apex sports body
Johannesburg, April 20 (IANS) Cricket South Africa's (CSA) Members' Council (MC) has hit out at the the board's Interim Board (IB) for not allowing it sufficient time to go through and deliberate on the final draft of Memorandum of Incorporation (MOI) and said that the adoption of it would have upset South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASOC).
2021-04-20
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
4 poachers arrested in S.Africa's Kruger National Park
Johannesburg, April 20 (IANS) Four suspected poachers were arrested at the Kruger National Park (KNP) over the weekend, said South African National Parks (SANParks).
2021-04-20
Category: International, South Africa,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
S.African air force to help douse Table Mountain fire
Cape Town, April 20 (IANS) The South African National Defence Force announced that it will send helicopters as soon as weather permits to help douse the raging wildfire in the iconic tourist destination and biodiversity hotspot Table Mountain, the Western Cape provincial government said.
2021-04-20
Category: International, South Africa,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Fire erupts in S.Africa's iconic Table Mountain
Cape Town, April 19 (IANS) South Africa's iconic tourist destination and biodiversity hotspot Table Mountain is on fire, which led to the evacuation of visitors and students of the nearby University of Cape Town, sources said.
2021-04-19
Category: International, South Africa,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Boucher 'hurt' by S Africa's twin defeats to Pakistan
Johannesburg, April 18 (IANS) South Africa head coach Mark Boucher said that he is "hurt" by the team's defeat in their recent ODI and T20I series to Pakistan at home. South Africa were without their core group of players in the last two matches of the T20I series as they left to play in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
2021-04-18
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
SA health minister urges people over 60 to register for vaccination
Johannesburg, April 17 (IANS) South Africans over the age of 60 have been urged to start registering online in order to be vaccinated next month, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said this when launching the vaccination electronic data system which would allow people to register online.
2021-04-17
Category: International, South Africa,Health/Medicine
Top S.African tourist destination sees spike in domestic travel
Johannesburg, April 17 (IANS) Western Cape province, a top tourist destination in South Africa, witnessed an increase in domestic travel over the Easter weekend, as it seeks to attract travellers, the provincial government said in a statement.
2021-04-17
Category: International, South Africa,Politics
Pakistan defeat South Africa to win T20I series 3-1
Centurion, April 16 (IANS) A quick-fire 60 by Fakhar Zaman and Mohammad Nawaz's flourish (25*) towards the end helped Pakistan win the fourth and final T20I against host South Africa by three wickets and clinch the series 3-1 here on Friday.
2021-04-16
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Azam's smashing ton helps Pakistan crush SA in 3rd T20I
Centurion, April 14 (IANS) Pakistan skipper Babar Azam smashed a 59-ball 122, while wicket-keeper Mohammad Rizwan remained unbeaten on 73 as the visitors inflicted a crushing nine-wicket defeat on host South Africa in the third T20 International at the Centurion on Wednesday.
2021-04-14
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
SA Emerging cut short Bangladesh tour, return home
Johannesburg, April 13 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) heaved a sigh of relief after all the 22 members of the South African Women's Emerging team returned negative tests for Covid-19 and were allowed to board the flight back to their home country from Bangladesh.
2021-04-13
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
South Africa's Linde stars as hosts beat Pakistan
Johannesburg, April 12 (IANS) South African all-rounder George Linde picked three wickets as the hosts clawed back from the loss in the opening T20 International to defeat Pakistan by six wickets in the second match at Johannesburg on Monday.
2021-04-12
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Rizwan guides Pakistan to thrilling win over SA in opening T20I
Johannesburg, April 11 (IANS) An unbeaten 74 from 'Man of the Match' Mohammad Rizwan helped Pakistan score a thrilling four-wicket victory over South Africa with just one ball to spare in the opening tie of the four-match T20I series, here on Saturday.
2021-04-11
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Pakistan beat SA to clinch ODI series 2-1
Centurion, April 7 (IANS) Pakistan defeated South Africa by 28 runs in the third and final ODI here to win the series 2-1.
2021-04-07
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
3rd ODI: Zaman ton, Babar's 94 takes Pak to 320/7
Centurion, April 7 (IANS) Fakhar Zaman scored his second consecutive ton while captain Babar Azam scored 94 as Pakistan scored 320/7 in the third ODI against South Africa on Wednesday.
2021-04-07
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Depleted SA take on Pak in series decider
Centurion, April 7 (IANS) A depleted South Africa will take on Pakistan in the third and deciding ODI here on Wednesday.
2021-04-07
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Injured Pak spinner Shadab ruled out of SA, Zim series
Centurion, April 5 (IANS) Ace Pakistan leg-spinner Shadab Khan has been ruled out of the remaining matches of the limited-overs series against South Africa as well as the tour of Zimbabwe that follows due to a toe injury.
2021-04-05
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
MCC clears de Kock of wrongdoing in Zaman run out
Johannesburg, April 5 (IANS) The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) said on Monday that South Africa wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock had not fallen foul of the laws against fake fielding during the run out of Pakistan's Fakhar Zaman in the 2nd ODI.
2021-04-05
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
MCC clears de Kock of wrongdoing in Zaman run out
Johannesburg, April 5 (IANS) The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) said on Monday that South Africa wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock had not fallen foul of the laws against fake fielding during the run out of Pakistan's Fakhar Zaman in the 2nd ODI.
2021-04-05
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Zaman's 193-run innings in vain as SA beat Pakistan
Johannesburg, April 4 (IANS) A marathon 193-run innings by Fakhar Zaman was not enough as Pakistan went down fighting to South Africa by 17 runs in a high-scoring second one-day international in Johannesburg on Sunday.
2021-04-04
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
SA fined for slow over-rate in 1st ODI against Pak
Johannesburg, April 4 (IANS) South Africa were on Sunday fined 20 per cent of their match fee for maintaining a slow over-rate against Pakistan in their first ODI held two days ago.
2021-04-04
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
50 S.Africans missing after Mozambique terror attack
Pretoria, April 4 (IANS) More than 50 South African nationals were reported missing after a terror attack in Mozambique last week, the Ministry of Defence and Military Veterans in Pretoria said.
2021-04-04
Category: International, South Africa,Politics
SA need to win in IPL-bound players' last game
Centurion, April 3 (IANS) Having narrowly lost the first ODI against Pakistan at Centurion by three wickets, South Africa will look to bounce back in the second match on Sunday.
2021-04-03
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
S.African university reports Covid cluster
Johannesburg, April 3 (IANS) A total of 55 students from South Africa's University of Pretoria have tested positive for Covid-19, said Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation Blade Nzimande on Friday.
2021-04-03
Category: International, South Africa,Health/Medicine
Pakistan beat South Africa by 3 wickets in 1st ODI
Centurion, April 2 (IANS) : Pakistan skipper Babar Azam's commanding ton overshadowed Rassie van der Dussen maiden career century as Pakistan beat South Africa by three wickets in the opening One-Day International at SuperSport Park in Centurion on Friday.
2021-04-02
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
SA athlete Semenya makes one last attempt to compete in Tokyo
Cape Town (South Africa), April 2 (IANS) With barely four months to go for the 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games, South African athlete Caster Semenya is making a last-ditch attempt to compete in her favourite events --- 400m and 800m --- and has asked Athletics South Africa to lobby on her behalf in the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) to overturn a World Athletics (WA) decision, which makes it mandatory for her to take testosterone-suppressing medication in order to compete.
2021-04-02
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Athletics,Other Sports
Bavuma will plan more than de Kock did: Markram
Centurion, March 31 (IANS) South Africa opening batsman Aiden Markram said he wasn't expecting a call-up to the national side for the three-match ODI series against Pakistan that begins here on Friday.
2021-03-31
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Pharrell Williams demands justice for his cousin
Virginia, March 30 (IANS) Grammy award-winning singer Pharrell Williams has demanded justice for his cousin, who was one of the two people shot dead in the Virginia Beach shootings on March 26.
2021-03-30
Category: International, South Africa,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Cricket SA congratulates four-day domestic champs Dolphins
Durban, March 29 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) has congratulated the Hollywoodbets Dolphins on winning the final event of the franchise era, the four-day Domestic Series.
2021-03-29
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Spinners seal South African first-class title for Dolphins
Durban, March 29 (IANS) Senuran Muthusamy claimed four of the remaining six wickets required to win as the Hollywoodbets Dolphins drew the curtain on the franchise era by clinching the four-day Domestic Series title with an emphatic innings and 76-run win over the Momentum Multiply Titans on the final day of the season here on Monday.
2021-03-29
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Ugandan Prez receives 1st Covid jab
Kampala, March 28 (IANS) Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni and First Lady Janet Museveni have received their first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines at State House in the capital, Kampala.
2021-03-28
Category: International, South Africa,Politics
SA Domestic Series final: Erwee hits ton before Titans hit back
Durban, March 27 (IANS) Sarel Erwee scored his ninth century to help the Hollywoodbets Dolphins share honours with the Momentum Multiply Titans on what was effectively the first day of the four-day Domestic Series final here on Saturday.
2021-03-27
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
'S.Africa must benefit from opportunities in BRICS markets'
Johannesburg, March 27 (IANS) South Africa must build its manufacturing strength to be able to benefit from the opportunities in the markets of the BRICS nations, namely Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, said Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition Ebrahim Patel.
2021-03-27
Category: International, South Africa,Politics
South African board lauds women's team on 'double' win vs India
Johannesburg, March 22 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) takes the greatest pleasure in congratulating the South African women's team on its historic white ball 'double' triumph on their current tour of India after they clinched the T20 International series in Lucknow on Sunday after its ODI series win.
2021-03-22
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket