Fri, 14 May 2021

Heineken South Africa's managing director set to retire soon

Heineken South Africa's managing director, Gerrit van Loo, is taking early retirement from the beermaker, almost three years after his ...

Policeman beaten to death in Eid clashes in Congo

A police officer in Congo's capital Kinshasa was beaten to death and 46 others were wounded as rival Muslim groups ...

On this day in 2003: WI recorded highest Test chase

New Delhi [India], May 13 (ANI): It was on this day, 18 years ago, when West Indies under the captaincy ...

Iran Urged To Stop Jailing, Harassing Kurdish Journalists

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is urging Iran to stop its imprisonment and harassment of Kurdish journalists amid what ...

Scots confirm Tests against Japan, Wallabies and Springboks

Scotland will host Japan in a rugby Test in November in the first meeting since the Japanese won a group ...

Ivorian prime minister in hospital in France with severe fatigue

Ivory Coast Prime Minister Patrick Achi, 65, has been admitted to hospital in Paris, where he was being treated for ...

Several vaccination centre closed in Delhi

By Amit KumarNew Delhi [India], May 13 (ANI): Several vaccination centres where Covaxin is being administered in the national capital ...

5 unique Eid traditions from across the globe

New Delhi [India], May 13 (ANI): Eid-ul-Fitr, which translates to "festival of breaking the fast" is a time of rejoicing ...

Lupin Q4 PAT up 18 pc at Rs 460 crore on lower input costs

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 13 (ANI): Pharma major Lupin Ltd on Thursday reported 18 per cent jump in its consolidated ...

Tech transfer, voluntary licenses to improve vaccine supply

New Delhi [India], May 13 (ANI): Industry body FICCI said on Thursday the government should focus on connecting with global ...

Tim Paine backs Steve Smith for Test captaincy

Sydney [Australia], May 13 (ANI): Australia Test skipper Tim Paine has come out in support of Steve Smith as he ...

Proteas slip to a lowly 7th on ICC Test rankings

The Proteas have slipped down a spot to seventh position on the ICC Test rankings.In the International Cricket Council's (ICC) ...

SA Rugby boss Mark Alexander on challenges of 2021: 'No play, no pay'

SA Rugby president Mark Alexander says the organisation's rights partners will not be as "sympathetic" in 2021 as they were ...

India retain top spot in Test team rankings, NZ at 2nd

Dubai [UAE], May 13 (ANI): The ICC World Test Championship (WTC) finalists India and New Zealand are the top two ...

Former Tekkie Town owners launch urgent bid to liquidate Steinhoff

Tekkie Town's former owners have launched a new legal bid against Steinhoff.They oppose a new R17bn scheme that will settle ...

Covid-19: SA has now recorded 1 602 031 confirmed cases

As of Wednesday, South Africa had recorded a total of 1 602 031 confirmed Covid-19 cases.2 759 new cases have ...

SA emerging women's tour of Zimbabwe to begin on May 18

Pretoria [South Africa], May 13 (ANI): Cricket South Africa (CSA) has announced a 16-player emerging women squad to tour Zimbabwe ...

2 Killed as Sudanese Protesters Mark 2nd Anniversary of Raid

KHARTOUM, SUDAN - The Sudanese army killed two protesters and wounded 16 others Tuesday night in Khartoum on the two-year ...

Moon not sighted, Eid-ul-Fitr will be on Friday - MJC

Hundreds of Muslims gathered in Cape Town on Wednesday night for the official sighting of the moon.Moulana Abdul Khaliq Allie ...

Facebook is coming to Parliament, DA says

Facebook representatives will appear before Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Communications and Digital Technologies on 25 May, the DA said in ...

Ghana's road traffic problems have deep and spreading roots

Much has been written about the crashes, congestion and pollution on Ghana's roads. Road injury is among the top 10 ...

Austria's Schwab puts US PGA pain behind him at British Masters

Matthias Schwab set the early pace in the British Masters with a six-under-par 66 in the first round at The ...

Virgin Active win a ?dangerous precedent? for British landlords

A UK judged ruled that Virgin Active in the country can wipe out the rent arrears on most of its ...

SAA Technical made R1 billion loss in past six years, employees told

SAA Technical has made a net loss of R1 billion over the past six years and is in the process ...

Banking clients got R16m back as complaints to ombud surged in 2020

The Ombudsman for Banking Services (OBS) says formal banks' customer complaints increased by 19% in 2020. The Ombud says it ...

Corruption-accused JB Marks mayor resigns with immediate effect

The JB Marks Municipality's executive mayor has officially resigned after an urgent meeting that was convened by the North West ...

Derek Chauvin trial: how oppressive police systems defend themselves

The recent conviction of white Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin, for the murder of a black man, George Floyd, was ...

ASF-affected swine raisers receive indemnification

TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur, May 12 -- To help the swine raisers in Barangay Matho of Cortes, Surigao del ...

Museveni sworn in for sixth term as Ugandan president

Uganda's Yoweri Museveni was sworn in Wednesday for his sixth term as president, as police surrounded the home of his ...

University of Fort Hare denies students looted liquor truck

Liquor worth R50 000 was looted from a truck on the R63 road outside the University Fort Hare.Eastern Cape police ...

Bafana Bafana boss Hugo Broos reveals his first assistant coach

Newly-appointed head coach Hugo Broos on Wednesday named Macedonian, Chedomir Janevski as his first assistant coach as he finalises his ...

Munster won't rush star Bok lock back from injury

Munster coach Johann van Graan says they won't rush Springbok lock RG Snyman back too soon as he recovers from ...

Voter registration weekend will be 17 and 18 July, IEC confirms

The IEC has announced that there will be one voter registration weekend - on 17 and 18 July.The 27 October ...

COVID Variant First Detected in India Spreads to Nearly 50 Countries

A day after declaring the COVID-19 variant first detected in India as one of global concern, the World Health Organization ...

World Bank's IFC could fund controversial powerships in South Africa

World Bank's International Finance Corporation is interested in funding emergency energy providers in South Africa.This could include Karpowership, the Turkish ...

Ugandan President sworn in for new term

Kampala [Uganda], May 12 (ANI/Xinhua): Uganda's incumbent President Yoweri Museveni was sworn in on Wednesday to serve for the sixth ...

Ascendis reaches deal with lenders to settle billions in debt

Embattled health and wellness group Ascendis Health reached a restructuring and recapitalisation agreement with its creditors Blantrye Capital and L1 ...

How SAPS protects the killers within its ranks

Every year, police in South Africa kill hundreds of people and are accused of brutalising thousands more. A new investigation ...

Ifugao guv appeals for strict compliance with health protocols

LAGAWE, Ifugao, May 12 (PIA) - - Governor Jerry Dalipog appealed anew to the public to strictly comply with the ...

Ashwin holds on to his second spot in Test rankings

Dubai [UAE], May 12 (ANI): Pakistan bowlers Hasan Ali, Nauman Ali, and Shaheen Afridi on Wednesday achieved career-best positions in ...

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Covid-19: Healthcare workers scramble to be vaccinated in Gauteng

Scores of healthcare workers queued outside Charlotte Maxeke and Netcare Milpark to be vaccinated. Some say they were turned away ...

Heineken South Africa's managing director set to retire soon

Heineken South Africa's managing director, Gerrit van Loo, is taking early retirement from the beermaker, almost three years after his ...

Policeman beaten to death in Eid clashes in Congo

A police officer in Congo's capital Kinshasa was beaten to death and 46 others were wounded as rival Muslim groups ...

On this day in 2003: WI recorded highest Test chase

New Delhi [India], May 13 (ANI): It was on this day, 18 years ago, when West Indies under the captaincy ...

Iran Urged To Stop Jailing, Harassing Kurdish Journalists

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is urging Iran to stop its imprisonment and harassment of Kurdish journalists amid what ...

Scots confirm Tests against Japan, Wallabies and Springboks

Scotland will host Japan in a rugby Test in November in the first meeting since the Japanese won a group ...

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