Tue, 03 Aug 2021

Strict action against drug issue is being taken: K'taka CM

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], August 3 (ANI): After a Congo national was arrested by Karnataka police for possession of drugs, who ...

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 ...

Tirumurti encourages UNITAMS support to Sudan

In a UN statement, the Indian Ambassador to UN said: "The Security Council underscores the importance of the continued support ...

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 ...

New batch of COVID-19 vaccines donated by China arrives in Tunisia

© Provided by Xinhua TUNIS, Aug. 2 (Xinhua) -- A new batch of Sinovac COVID-19 vaccines and protective medical equipment ...

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 ...

Fuel and food prices, and static salaries make consumers vulnerable

BUSINESSHigher fuel and food prices, rising unemployment and small or no salary increases have made South African consumers financially vulnerable, ...

Nigeria Hit by Deadly Cholera Surge Focused on North

KANO, NIGERIA - Nigeria has been hit by a surge in cholera cases in recent weeks, focused on the country's ...

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 ...

Nigerian doctors begin strike over pay, inadequate facilities

Doctors in Nigeria's state-run hospitals on Monday began a strike over pay, insurance benefits and poor facilities.There are some 42 ...

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 ...

Egyptian Soldiers Killed in Anti-terrorism Operations, Army Says

CAIRO - Eight Egyptian army soldiers have been killed in anti-terrorism operations, the armed forces said Sunday.According to an armed ...

Foreign officials, experts oppose politicizing COVID-19 origin tracing

© Provided by Xinhua Experts have also voiced concerns about the WHO's independence in the matters, saying that some WHO ...

Steep fuel prices announced for this week

The petrol price will increase by 91 cents per litre (c/l) in August, the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy ...

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 ...

COVID-19 disproportionately affects U.S. people of color: poll

© Provided by Xinhua -Nearly one in four Latina women in the United States have reported losing a family member ...

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 ...

US Military Targets Al-Shabab in Somalia With More Airstrikes

The United States military has confirmed that it carried out another airstrike against al-Shabab militants, its third in less than ...

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 ...

Burkina Faso Sees More Child Soldiers as Jihadi Attacks Rise

DORI, BURKINA FASO - Awoken by gunshots in the middle of the night, Fatima Amadou was shocked by what she ...

Roundup: U.S. not reigning any more, Olympic title at stake

© Provided by Xinhua The race for gold in men's basketball has become unpredictable as Dream Team's dominance might be ...

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 ...

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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, ...

Biden seeks pledge of 40% electric vehicles by 2030

WASHINGTON, D.C.: In a bid to reduce greenhouse gas pollution, the White House has asked automakers to voluntarily pledge to ...

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