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Nortje joins DC bubble after three Covid-19 negative tests

New Delhi [India], April 16 (ANI): Delhi Capitals pacer Anrich Nortje has joined the team bubble on Friday after three ...

'An age of madness' - Lucky Montana laments 'biased' Zondo Commission

Lucky Montana said he found the state capture commission to be biased and to have a predetermined political agenda. Montana ...

Italia Ricci to star in Netflix's 'The Imperfects'

Washington [US], April 16 (ANI): Streaming platform Netflix has ordered a 10-episode, straight-to-series project for 'The Imperfects', a sci-fi drama ...

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 ...

So. Leyte ASF task force moves to contain disease in Silago

MAASIN CITY, April 16 (PIA) -- The Provincial African Swine Fever (ASF) task force is employing all available means in ...

Spaniard Canizares leads Austrian Open, SA's Kruyswijk a shot adrift

Spain's Alejandro Canizares carded a gutsy 67 to take a one shot lead after the opening round of the Austrian ...

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 ...

I'm a slogger that swings everything I can, says Morris

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 16 (ANI): After playing a quickfire knock of 36 off 18 balls, Rajasthan Royals all-rounder Chris ...

Yankees, Rays renew rivalry in weekend series

While there will be attention on a hostile rivalry involving inside pitches and hit batters, the New York Yankees and ...

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 ...

Maria Camila Osorio Serrano ekes into Charleston quarterfinals

Colombia's Maria Camila Osorio Serrano rallied from a set down by winning two tiebreakers Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of ...

The United States is at risk of an armed anti-police insurgency

The killings of African Americans at the hands of police officers has continued unabated in the United States. In the ...

UN: Hunger, Rape Rising in Ethiopia's Tigray

The U.N. humanitarian chief warned Thursday that an already dire situation in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region is getting worse five ...

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 ...

Dansby Swanson gives Braves walk-off win over Marlins

Dansby Swanson lined the first pitch he saw into left field to complete a two-run rally and give the Atlanta ...

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 ...

Human Rights commission to investigate Kimberley water shortages

The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) is investigating reports of a three-day water shortage in Kimberley.The SAHRC has received ...

More Than 100 Chibok Girls Still Missing Seven Years Later

ABUJA, NIGERIA - Nigeria's government has vowed to rescue 112 former schoolgirls believed to remain in Boko Haram captivity since ...

Pandemic underscores flaws in Nigeria's farming and food supply chains

During the lockdown in Lagos, Nigeria, I joined a humanitarian team to distribute food to poor people in the urban ...

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 ...

Malawi opposition party calls for President to vacate office

President Lazarus Chakwera this week rescinded Malawi's electoral commissioners.The country's Constitutional Court blasted the commissioners for their handling of elections ...

As far as I'm concerned, Transnet has turned the corner - Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa says Transnet has made a turnaround with its performance.He was at the Port of Durban on Thursday ...

Bogus claims led to tighter Covid-19 TERS controls, says UIF official

An official of the UIF briefed the tourism industry on why tighter controls had to be put in place for ...

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 ...

FNB joins Absa in closing Surve-linked IT company AYO's accounts

FNB has decided to sack Iqbal Surve-linked IT company AYO Technology Solutions as a client from 3 May.AYO announced its ...

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 ...

Ghana needs to rethink its small scale mining strategy. Here's how

Ghana is among the top two gold producers in Africa. What has caught little attention, however, is the fact that ...

Law trials confirmed for PRO14 Rainbow Cup

Three new law variations have been approved for use in the upcoming Rainbow Cup.This includes red card replacements, captain's challenge ...

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 ...

Semenya wins 5 000m race, but falls short of Tokyo qualifying time

Double Olympic 800 metres champion Caster Semenya moved closer to qualifying for the Tokyo Games in a new event after ...

South African Athletics C'ships: Caster Semenya wins 5000m

Pretoria [South Africa], April 15 (ANI): South Africa's middle-distance runner Caster Semenya recorded a personal best timing in winning the ...

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 ...

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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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