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Springboks not boring, says coach after All Blacks boss falls asleep

South Africa assistant coach Deon Davids insisted on Monday that the world champions are not boring after New Zealand head ...

Covid-19: Western Cape contributes 32% of new cases

South Africa recorded 5 575 new confirmed cases, bringing the total to 2 461 758.There have been another 246 Covid-19 ...

Africa can prevent Ethiopia from going down Rwanda's path: here's how

When Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was awarded the Nobel peace prize in 2019, I congratulated him in a public ...

SA sport climbers set for Olympic first

The Tokyo Olympics have seen a host of sports added to the Games for the first time ever.These include surfing, ...

Engineering community mourns death of cidb CEO Cyril Gamede at age 58

Cyril Gamede CEO of the Construction Industry Development Board (cidb) died on Sunday at the age of 58, its board ...

US Official Says Getting Vaccines to Africans is 'Top Priority'

WASHINGTON - The Biden administration is in the process of delivering 25 million vaccine doses to African countries in a ...

IPL 2021: CSK to head to UAE next weekend

By Baidurjo BhoseNew Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI): With the 2021 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) set to ...

Uganda eases Covid-19 curbs as admissions fall

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has ordered the six-week lockdown to be eased.This happened due to the nation recording a huge ...

Both sides in Cameroon conflict must protect civilians, says HRW

More than 3 500 people have been killed and over 700 000 have fled their homes to escape the conflict ...

Three more players called up to Springbok squad

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber named three new additions to the national squad on Monday, with wing Rosko Specman, loose forward ...

Steel federation slams Numsa dispute as strike looms

The Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa slammed the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa's decision to ...

At An Extraordinary Olympics, Acts of Kindness Abound

TOKYO - A surfer jumping in to translate for the rival who'd just beaten him. High-jumping friends agreeing to share ...

Nigeria receives four million Covid-19 vaccine doses from US

Nigeria received four million doses of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine from the United States on Sunday as the West African ...

Nigel Owens: Cheslin Kolbe 'very, very lucky' not to see red

Retired Test referee Nigel Owens says Springbok winger Cheslin Kolbe was "very, very lucky" not to receive a red card ...

Ramaphosa says vaccination a 'patriotic duty'

President Cyril Ramaphosa says vaccination against Covid-19 is a "patriotic duty".He has paid tribute to healthcare workers and people going ...

Namibia eager to partner with China on wildlife cooperation

© Provided by Xinhua "Namibia-China cooperation is very cordial and a genuine one, especially when it comes to conservation programs ...

Italian Stuns in 100-Meter Sprint

Usain Bolt once tightly held on to the mantle of World's Fastest Man in his lightening quick sprints at multiple ...

World's first commercial re-programmable satellite blasts into space

The world's first commercial fully re-programmable satellite lifted off from French Guiana on Friday on board an Ariane 5 rocket, ...

Third Test 'a cup final', says Gatland after defeat to Boks

British & Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland believes this Saturday's third and final Test against the Springboks will be "a ...

US, Botswana Runners Fall in 800M, Help Each Other Up, Finish

TOKYO - Isaiah Jewett and Nijel Amos were sprawled on the track next to each other, seemingly out of the ...

Method to desalinate water using solar energy

Yekaterinburg [Russia], August 1 (ANI): Ural Federal University (UrFU) power engineers recently developed a new desalination technology that will reduce ...

Mallett wonders whether Lions will play with pace or arm wrestle

The British and Irish Lions face selection and tactical dilemmas ahead of the decisive third Test against the Springboks in ...

British and Irish Lions' Hogg denies biting Springbok Le Roux

British and Irish Lions fullback Stuart Hogg on Sunday denied that he bit South Africa counterpart Willie le Roux during ...

Indicator to monitor world's rainforests

Delaware [US], August 1 (ANI): Scientists recently developed a new tracking system in order to monitor danger to the world's ...

Tokyo Olympics, Day 10: Kamalpreet Kaur eyes medal

Tokyo [Japan], August 1 (ANI): Ace sprinter Dutee Chand will kick start day ten of the Tokyo Olympics for India ...

So close to a podium as Akani Simbine finishes 4th in 100m final

Akani Simbine has come within 0.04 seconds of securing a bronze medal for South Africa as he finished in fourth ...

Sjoerd Marijne talks about clash against Australia

Tokyo [Japan], August 1 (ANI): After securing back-to-back wins over Ireland and South Africa in their final two games in ...

What Kenya needs to do better as it braces for fourth wave of COVID-19

Kenya is grappling with the COVID-19 Delta variant, which recently resulted in the western part of the country being put ...

Research and development are key to resilient food systems in Africa

What will it take to build sustainable, resilient food systems in African countries? This was among the questions considered at ...

Millet based diet can help in managing blood glucose levels

Washington [US], August 1 (ANI): Eating a millet-based diet can reduce the risk of developing type-2 diabetes and help manage ...

Sabbatini blazes to silver for Slovakia via Durban

Slovakia via Durban!Rory Sabbatini was the unlikeliest of medallists on Sunday in the Olympic golf competition as he blazed to ...

Ace blasts 'biased' judges

POLITICSSuspended ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule has taken direct aim at the North Gauteng judges who found against him in his ...

On this day in 2019: Steve Smith scored ton

New Delhi [India], August 1 (ANI): It was on this day, two years ago, when Australia batsman Steve Smith made ...

Lions show Boks respect, clap SA off the field after 2nd Test battle

Following a fierce battle that threatened to boil over, the British & Irish Lions paid respect to the Springboks at ...

Matt Dawson warns Lions to beware 'possessed' Springboks

Matt Dawson has told the British & Irish Lions to be prepared to go to a "new place" mentally if ...

Percy Tau scores first goal for Brighton in pre-season friendly

Bafana Bafana international Percy Tau scored his first goal for English Premiership side Brighton in a pre-season friendly against Luton ...

South Africa says $750bn a year needed for climate goals

Countries at the COP26 UN should target mobilising $750 billion a year to support climate goals, according to Environment, Forestry ...

Rhino killings on the rise in SA, says environment minister

More rhinos have been killed this year compared to the same time in 2020.Most of the killings happened in the ...

Cricket SA dismiss former chief commercial officer Kugandrie Govender

Cricket South Africa (CSA) announced on Saturday that they had fired their former chief commercial Kugandrie Govender, who also acted ...

International Aid Cuts Could Affect Millions Across Africa

KAYA, BURKINA FASO - The COVID-19 pandemic has led to cuts in foreign aid from donor nations such as Britain, ...

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PORTLAND, Maine: States throughout America are attempting to pass bills that would make the commercial users of packaging pay for ...

U.S. stock markets directionless over Covid concerns

NEW YORK, New York - The surging Delta variant of COVID-19 has unnerved U.S. investors with Wall Street ending the ...

U.S. economy fell during Covid in greatest slump since 1946

WASHINGTON D.C.: The United States recorded an economic contraction at an annual rate of 19.2 percent in 2020 at the ...

U.S. seeks to end access to foreign crypto exchanges by Americans

WASHINGTON D.C.: Americans have found ways to avoid regulations intended to prevent U.S. customers from accessing overseas cryptocurrency exchanges, according ...

China's Shanghai Composite rebounds, gains nearly two percent

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks on Asian markets opened the week solidly higher.China's Shanghai Composite led the way, jumping 66.93 ...

Uber tells returning employees they must be vaccinated against Covid

SAN FRANCISCO, California: Uber Technologies Inc will open its offices in late October, postponing from the earlier announced September 13, ...

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