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SA vs IND: CSA fully confident of hosting series in secure bio-environment

Cape Town [South Africa], December 1 (ANI): The Proteas men's team has been part of no less than eight international ...


Omicron COVID variant: DIRCO expects India-SA series to go ahead as planned

Cape Town [South Africa], November 30 (ANI): South Africa's Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) has released a statement, ...


South Africa's Little People Urge Better Accessibility

JOHANNESBURG - From navigating shopping centers to government offices, South Africa's "little people" say public spaces aren't designed to be ...


South African groundwater project shows the power of citizen science

About 30% of the water on the planet is under the ground, out of sight and not easily accessed. Little ...


South Africa to share Omicron strain samples with foreign biosecurity bodies

Cape Town [South Africa], November 27 (ANI/Sputnik): South Africa will share the samples of the new Omicron coronavirus variant with ...


India tour of SA important for future generation of Proteas players: Behardien

Cape Town [South Africa], November 27 (ANI): Former South Africa batter Farhan Behardien is hoping that India tours the country ...


The woke takeover of sport continues across the world

The scandals in England and Australia currently engulfing cricket simply confirm that the campaign by woke elites in the West ...


Tourists Rush to South Africa Airport After Travel Bans Issued

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - Anxious-looking travelers thronged Johannesburg international airport and stood in long queues on Friday, desperate to squeeze ...


WTO postpones 12th Ministerial Conference amid spread of COVID variant Omicron

Cape Town [South Africa], November 27 (ANI): Amid the spread of new COVID strain 'Omicron', the World Trade Organisation (WTO) ...


Omicron spreads to more countries, face masks rules return in England

The fast-spreading Omicron variant of the coronavirus had on Tuesday been detected in a number of new countries, including in ...


South Africa Says It Has Fewer than 100 Omicron Cases

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - South Africa has so far identified fewer than 100 cases of the new Omicron variant of the ...


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New German government says workers should expect 25% pay increase

BERLIN, Germany: Almost 2 million workers in Germany, Europe's largest economy, are set for a major pay increase, as part ...

After riots, labor strife France weighs semi-autonomy for Guadeloupe

PARIS, France: The French government is offering increased autonomy for the Caribbean island of Guadeloupe, after COVID-19-related riots and long-running ...

Villagers flee to escape air raids in Sagaing, Myanmar

SAGAING, Myanmar - According to local sources, air attacks and shelling drove thousands of people from at least nine villages ...

Questions remain about freedom of Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida: The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) has said it "remains deeply concerned" that Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai ...

As Barbados becomes Republic, role of British monarchy to end

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados: In a colonial unshackling, Barbados will say goodbye to the British monarch, as the reign of Queen Elizabeth ...

Hesitant Europeans open Christmas markets with eye on Covid

FRANKFURT, Germany: A surge in new COVID-19 cases left an uneasy feeling hanging over Frankfurt's Christmas market, as well as ...

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U.S. stock markets go into panic after first Omicron case is reported

NEW YORK, New York - A single case of Omicron, that being the first in the U.S., sent stocks into ...

After outage, no 911 calls, T-Mobile to pay $20 million fine

WASHINGTON D.C.: As part of a settlement with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), following a 12-hour outage in June 2020 ...

Indian government tells citizens not to purchase Starlink internet

NEW DELHI, India: The Starlink Internet Services of Elon Musk's SpaceX aerospace company has been told by the Indian government ...

Biden gives OK to build wind farm off New York

WASHINGTON D.C.: The White House has announced that it is planning to construct a large-scale wind farm off Rhode Island, ...

Dow Jones loses 652 points in market reassessment of variant risks

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street shuddered again on Tuesday as fears of a new virus outbreak attributed to ...

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Pakistan imposes travel ban on Hong Kong, 6 African countries

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan has imposed travel bans on Hong Kong and six African countries due to the spread of ...


Hotel, airlines shares worldwide hammered by new Covid variant fears

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks sank Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly falling more than 1,000 points, ...


First Case of Omicron Variant Reported in US

WASHINGTON - The first confirmed U.S. case of someone infected with the omicron variant of the coronavirus has been discovered ...


Nigeria Confirms 3 Cases of Coronavirus Omicron Variant

ABUJA, NIGERIA - Nigeria has confirmed its first cases of the omicron variant of the coronavirus in two travelers from ...


First U.S. case of Omicron variant reported in California

© Provided by Xinhua The individual was a traveler who returned from South Africa on Nov. 22, according to the ...


COVID: US reports first case of Omicron strain

Washington [US], December 2 (ANI): The US on Wednesday (local time) reported its first case of the 'Omicron' variant of ...


Hotel Review

Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...