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Botswana bans SA poultry imports amid avian flu outbreak

The Botswana government has reportedly banned all imports of poultry and poultry products from South Africa.The ban, implemented with immediate ...

Zimbabwe Reports Major Rise in Teen Pregnancies During Pandemic

HARARE, ZIMABABWE - Zimbabwe's government this month reported a major increase in teenage pregnancies in January and February. Advocates are ...

EXCLUSIVE: Ex-WP captain Chris van Zyl chats to Sport24

Former Western Province skipper Chris van Zyl talks about retiring on his own terms and how the players have dealt ...

AB de Villiers remains on Proteas radar for T20 World Cup

Proteas coach Mark Boucher said he is in conversation with superstar AB de Villiers regarding his availability for the T20 ...

Does US Economic Stimulus Boost the Global Economy

The United States has poured trillions of dollars into its economy during the pandemic, and if President Joe Biden has ...

Arsenal's Aubameyang hospitalised with malaria

Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang revealed he has been hospitalised after contracting malaria while on international duty with Gabon last month.The ...

South Africans are more worried about money than Covid-19 - survey

South Africans are more anxious about finances than health, a Deloitte survey has uncovered. Consumers are delaying making large purchases, ...

Proteas coach Mark Boucher explains continued Kyle Verreynne omission

Proteas coach Mark Boucher said Kyle Verreynne's omission from the T20 team is based on his role in the squad.Boucher ...

More than R800k raised for annual Cableway Charity Challenge

The Cableway Charity Challenge is once again set to raise funds for different organisations in need.This year due to the ...

Stokes makes English cricket history with Wisden award

Ben Stokes has become the first England cricketer to be named the prestigious Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World twice ...

Five times the Proteas have failed to defend 200-plus in T20 cricket

The Proteas being unable to defend a 200-plus target is nothing new for them.They've failed to do so five times ...

Kganyago sees room to keep rates low

The South African Reserve Bank is likely to maintain its accommodative monetary policy stance to support the economy for as ...

J&J vaccine: No blood clots have been reported in Africa - WHO

The United States suspended the rollout of the J&J vaccine after reports that six women developed blood clots.This week, South ...

UK records another 2,672 coronavirus cases

© Provided by Xinhua Latest data have also revealed the number of people in England waiting to begin hospital treatment ...

Smebizz Entrepreneur's Star Awards 2021

New Delhi [India], April 15 (ANI/PNN): In the quest to give a boost to entrepreneurship in the country, Smebizz organised ...

China's ambitious BRI project hindered by COVID-19

Beijing [China], April 15 (ANI): China's ambitious Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has been greatly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, ...

Leave WSU All Blacks to Kapa O Pango to their hearts' content

Debate is raging over the Walter Sisulu University All Blacks' decision to use the Kapa O Pango in Varsity Shield ...

Africa CDC says cannot predict when second Covid-19 shots will arrive

The head of the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention has said vaccine deliveries for second Covid-19 jabs have ...

Percy Tau named in preliminary SA U23 Olympic squad

Bafana Bafana star Percy Tau has been named in a 40-man preliminary U23 South Africa squad for the upcoming Olympics ...

Somalia condemns 'threats' from foreign allies

Somalia was threatened with sanctions following a decision to extend the embattled government's mandate by two years.Key foreign allies and ...

UN Envoy: South Sudan has Potential, Needs to Hold Elections

UNITED NATIONS - David Shearer said Wednesday he's leaving the top U.N. job in South Sudan convinced the world's youngest ...

Former world leaders call on Biden to waive vaccine patents

London [UK], April 15 (ANI): More than 170 former world leaders and Nobel laureates are calling on United States President ...

Kennedy Bungane named new CEO of African Bank

Kennedy Bungane has been named the new chief executive officer of African Bank.Bungane is the former head of Barclays Africa ...

Customs intercepts Zambian national, 14 kg heroin seized

New Delhi [India], April 15 (ANI): Delhi Airport Customs on Thursday intercepted a Zambian national allegedly with 14 kg heroin, ...

Nobel Doctor Calls Sexual Violence in Conflict a 'Pandemic'

UNITED NATIONS - Nobel Peace Prize laureate Dr. Denis Mukwege warned Wednesday that the scourge of sexual violence and rape ...

Streak joins cricket's hall of shame

Former Zimbabwe captain Heath Streak was given an eight-year ban for corruption by the International Cricket Council on Wednesday.But Streak ...

Why converging newsroom cultures can make media houses more sustainable

Until the arrival of the world wide web, the media model that worked revolved around money made from selling advertisements ...

Mixture of rules makes it hard to manage pastoralist conflict in Ghana

Conflicts between nomadic livestock farmers (pastoralists) and crop farmers are common social problems reported in every sub-region in Africa. These ...

Pakistan beat SA by nine wickets in T20I

Centurion [South Africa], April 14 (ANI): Babar Azam's stunning century and Mohammad Rizwan's classy fifty helped Pakistan complete their highest ...

Clueless Proteas massacred after Babar masterclass

Marshalled by their silky, irrepressible, and majestic batting bulwark and captain Babar Azam, Pakistan freewheeled themselves to a ridiculously easy ...

Malawi to destroy 16 000 expired Covid-19 vaccines

Malawi will destroy 16 000 coronavirus vaccines which were donated by the African Union.The country received 102 000 doses of ...

SAA gets a new interim CEO

Thomas Kgokolo has been appointed by the interim board as new interim CEO of South African Airways (SAA).He assumed the ...

160 Ethiopian Migrants Stranded in Yemen Repatriated

GENEVA - One hundred and sixty Ethiopian migrants stranded in Yemen for months in dire conditions were flown home from ...

India's Master Chef joins Tourism Ministry's initiative

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], April 14 (ANI): 'MasterChef India' winner and celebrity chef Pankaj Bhadouria recently gave a live ...

Lions coach Gatland warns English clubs over player release

Warren Gatland said on Tuesday that English Premiership clubs could scupper their players' chances of representing the British and Irish ...

Pakistan's Babar ends reign of India's Kohli as top ODI batsman

Pakistan captain Babar Azam dethroned Indian maestro Virat Kohli after more than three years as the world's number one batsman ...

Blitzboks, Kagoshima City confirm Olympics holding camp

Kagoshima City will host the Blitzboks for their final pre-tournament camp before the Olympic Games in Tokyo.It's the same training ...

Van der Dussen returns as Pakistan ask Proteas to bat in third T20

Pakistan skipper Babar Azam has won the toss and elected to field first in the third T20I against South Africa ...

DR Congo to launch Covid vaccination drive

People will start receiving shots across the vast central African country from Monday, government said in a statement. Government emphasised ...

Heath Streak banned for eight years

Dubai [UAE], April 14 (ANI): Former Zimbabwe captain Heath Streak on Wednesday was banned from all cricket for eight years ...

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Stocks in Asia jump after China records 18.3% growth in first quarter

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - An astonishing 18.30 percent GDP growth in the fourth quarter in China drove Asian stock markets ...

$11 million fund to provide free rides to receive Covid vaccines

WASHINGTON D.C.: Uber, PayPal and Walgreens pharmacies have set up an $11-million Vaccine Access Fund to provide free rides to ...

Wall Street breaks out champagne as stocks soar into stratosphere

NEW YORK, New York - Strong economic data propelled already-high U.S. stocks to even greater dizzying levels on Thursday.The Dow ...

Telestat to race Musk, Bezos to provide global internet from space

OTTAWA, Canada: Canadian satellite communications company Telesat has set its sights on launching a low-earth-orbit satellite constellation to provide high-speed ...

Chinese shares slides as Central Bank adds to liquidity

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Shares in Australia and Japan made cautious gains on Thursday, while in mainland China and Hong ...

In backlash against Big Tech, Senator seeks to end purchases, mergers

WASHINGTON D.C.: Cracking the whip against Big Tech, including the five largest U.S. tech companies, Republican U.S. Senator Josh Hawley ...

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