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Eskom: We have plans in place for tropical storm Eloise

Tropical Storm Eloise is expected to become a cyclone before making landfall later on Friday or early Saturday near the ...

Motsepe's CAF presidential venture awaiting FIFA's approval - Jordaan

South African Football Association president Danny Jordaan said Patrice Motsepe's Confederation of African Football presidency has been accepted by Africa's ...

Another big storm, growing stronger, set to hit central Mozambique

A powerful storm nearing Mozambique is expected to intensify into a tropical cyclone on Friday, according to forecasts, dumping rain ...

SA to use 2 different squads against Pakistan: Graeme Smith

Cape Town [South Africa], January 22 (ANI): Cricket South Africa (CSA) director of cricket Graeme Smith on Friday revealed that ...

Former Bosnian Army Commander Sentenced For War Crimes

A former Bosnian Army commander has been sentenced to 10 years in prison on January 22 for failing to stop ...

Mediclinic's revenue ticks up as it battles pandemic second wave

As South Africa's hospitals buckle under the pressure of Covid-19 cases in amid a second wave of infections, private group ...

Tropical storm Eloise set to batter part of Kruger National Park

Parts of the Kruger National Park will be hit by major rainfall and strong winds on Sunday due to tropical ...

GovChat gets stay of execution in tribunal scrap with WhatsApp

The Competition Tribunal has issued an interim order preventing Facebook and WhatsApp from removing GovChat from their business platform. The ...

Vishal Nagesh appointed vice chairman of ZITC

New Delhi [India], January 22 (ANI/SRV Media): ZITC (Zimbabwe India Trade Council) recently appointed Vishal Nagesh, Managing Partner of Sogathorai ...

Brace yourselves - here comes Cyclone Eloise | Weekend update

Severe tropical storm Eloise, has intensified significantly.The SA Weather Service (SAWS) has warned that given the very warm ocean waters ...

Nida Dar optimistic about Pakistan's comeback in SA series

Durban [South Africa], January 22 (ANI): Pakistan women's all-rounder Nida Dar is optimistic about her team bouncing back in the ...

Tebogo Motlanthe confirmed as SAFA's permanent CEO

Advocate Tebogo Motlanthe has been appointed as the South African Football Association's full-time CEO.He was acting in the position since ...

Controversial Cullinan on commentary for Pakistan-SA series

Controversial former Proteas batsman Daryll Cullinan will be on the airwaves for the South Africa-Pakistan tour.Cullinan courted trouble for his ...

China finds coronavirus cluster in major chicken processing plant

News of the outbreak was trending on China's Twitter-like platform Weibo, with some users urging others not to eat Charoen ...

Sharks enter into global partnership with Roc Nation

The Sharks have announced a new global partnership with the internationally acclaimed agency Roc Nation.This follows the news earlier in ...

Sharks enter global partnership with Roc Nation

The Sharks have announced a new global partnership with the internationally acclaimed agency Roc Nation.This follows the news earlier in ...

Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef - the banished voice of Arab Spring

Bassem Youssef had his country in stitches during the Arab Spring.However, a decade later it is politicians who may well ...

Botswana's COVID-19 deaths surpass 100

Gaborone [Botswana], January 22 (ANI/Xinhua): Botswana's death toll from COVID-19 has reached 105, an official said on Thursday evening. In ...

Central African Republic Begins 15-Day State of Emergency

A 15-day nationwide state of emergency began in the Central African Republic at midnight Thursday in response to rebel-inspired violence ...

Opening of India Africa Trade Council in India

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], January 22 (ANI/NewsVoir): India Africa Trade Council was inaugurated in Hotel Crowne Plaza, Chennai for building ...

Why the COVID-19 variants are so dangerous and how to stop them spreading

With new, more infectious variants of COVID-19 detected around the world, and at New Zealand's border, the risk of further ...

Maharashtra: 14 foreign nationals held for staying in India

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 22 (ANI): Tulinj Police arrested 14 foreign nationals for allegedly staying illegally in India following the ...

UN: More Peacekeepers Needed in Central African Republic

The United Nations' top diplomat in the Central African Republic said Thursday that significantly more peacekeepers are needed to quell ...

Why new COVID-19 variants are on the rise and spreading around the world

A new variant of coronavirus has swept across the United Kingdom and been detected in the United States, Canada and ...

COVID vaccine hoarding putting Africa at risk: WHO

Africa is in danger of being left behind in the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines as countries in other regions strike ...

Concerned over precarious security situation in CAR: India

New York [US], January 22 (ANI): Expressing serious concerns over the "precarious" security situation in the Central African Republic (CAR), ...

Covid-19: Another 11 381 new cases as SA's total closes in on 1.4m

South Africa recorded 11 381 new Covid-19 infections on Thursday, and the total number of cases now stands at 1 ...

Parliament unites in praise of Jackson Mthembu

Parties from across the political spectrum paid tribute to Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu.He was chief whip of the ...

'Extremely poor' workplace compliance with Covid-19 protocols - NPC

Workplace compliance with Covid-19 protocols has been "extremely poor" and should be improved, National Planning Commissioner Miriam Altman has said. ...

Five dead in India vaccine plant fire, Covid-19 drug unaffected

Five people died as a fire tore through a building in the world's biggest vaccine manufacturing hub in India on ...

Germany's tough COVID-19 lockdown beginning to pay off: Merkel

© Provided by Xinhua | A sign reminding people to wear facial masks is seen on the plaza of Roemerberg ...

Wiaan Mulder joins Leicestershire as overseas signing

Leicestershire [UK], January 21 (ANI): South Africa all-rounder Wiaan Mulder has signed to play for Leicestershire as an overseas player ...

How South Africa can prepare for a data-driven education system

There are significant disparities in South Africa's education system. Schools are divided into quintiles, from one to five; the poorest, ...

Reserve Bank keeps rates on hold at 3.5%

The Reserve Bank has decided to keep rates unchanged at 3.5%, in line with the expectations of economists.Governor Lesetja Kganyago ...

SEE | CSA reveal Proteas women's 'Black Day' ODI kit

The Proteas women will don black in the second ODI against Pakistan on Saturday in support of the fight against ...

Pitso Mosimane challenges SA coaches to test themselves outside PSL

Multiple Premiership winner Pitso Mosimane wants to see South African coaches testing their abilities outside of South Africa.The Al Ahly ...

Younis Khan gives take on coming Pak-SA series

Karachi [Pakistan], January 21 (ANI): Test cricket will return to Pakistan after a long hiatus when the hosts play South ...

SA wine exports increase 7.7% in 2020 despite temporary lockdown ban

The 2020 harvest of SA's 2020 wine industry was good and vineyards could recover from drought conditions in previous years.Wine ...

Fauci pledges US Covax support in re-engagement with WHO

US infectious-disease chief Anthony Fauci pledged his country's commitment to the World Health Organisation, including membership in a global effort ...

EU leaders mull border closure to fight virus variants

EU leaders are expected to engage in coronavirus variant talks as wary countries push for a closure of Europe's internal ...

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Wall Street closes mixed on fears of prolonged lockdowns

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. industrial stocks closed lower on Friday as fears of prolonged lockdowns due to the ...

IEA anticipates less oil demand in 2021

PARIS, France - The International Energy Agency (IEA) reduced its 2021 global oil forecast this week as fresh coronavirus lockdowns ...

Sellers take charge on Asian stock markets

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were sold off on Friday.All the major indices lost ground, while the rout ...

Giant telco supplier based in Ireland heralds international expansion

LIMERICK, Ireland - A boost for Ireland's expanding tech sector are plans by a giant telco supplier to recruit scores ...

U.S. stock markets have quiet day, greenback slump continues

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street took a breather on Thursday, a day after the major indices hit record ...

European Union's external fishing activities under scrutiny

The EU has a large fleet that fishes outside European waters. Nearly a third of its catch comes from non-EU ...

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