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Hundreds flee as fresh floods hit South Africa

  • No fatalities were immediately recorded but there was severe damage to some buildings, mainly in Durban, capital of KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) province.
A general view of a severely damaged home and of the road infrastructure following heavy rains and winds in Umdloti north of Durban.(AFP)
A general view of a severely damaged home and of the road infrastructure following heavy rains and winds in Umdloti north of Durban.(AFP)
Published on May 23, 2022 02:54 AM IST
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Anrich Nortje, Wayne Parnell return for South Africa’s T20 tour of India

  • Nortje, 28, returns to the squad after a hip injury forced him out of the home series against India and Bangladesh earlier this year.
Nortje has recovered from the hip injury that has forced him out of for much of the year(REUTERS)
Nortje has recovered from the hip injury that has forced him out of for much of the year(REUTERS)
Published on May 17, 2022 01:41 PM IST
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Cricket South Africa drops disciplinary charges against head coach Mark Boucher

  • Mark Boucher faced three charges, including one of racism stemming from the time when he was a player on the South Africa team in the late 1990s and early 2000s.
Boucher was also accused of racism and misconduct in his role as head coach(Getty Images)
Boucher was also accused of racism and misconduct in his role as head coach(Getty Images)
Published on May 10, 2022 07:31 PM IST
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South Africa Covid positivity rate nears record amid Omicron spread

South Africa’s daily coronavirus test positivity rate neared a record, rising above 30% on Saturday for the first time in almost five months as two sublineages of the omicron variant spread rapidly ahead of the nation’s winter season.
A man walks past a mural by Senzart911 that shows people wearing facemasks at Soweto's Kliptown, South Africa.(Reuters)
A man walks past a mural by Senzart911 that shows people wearing facemasks at Soweto's Kliptown, South Africa.(Reuters)
Published on May 08, 2022 05:51 AM IST
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South Africa warns of entering 5th Covid-19 wave

The country that has recorded the most coronavirus cases and deaths on the African continent only exited a fourth wave around January and had predicted a fifth wave could start in May or June.
South Africa warns of entering 5th Covid-19 wave(Reuters Photo )
South Africa warns of entering 5th Covid-19 wave(Reuters Photo )
Published on Apr 29, 2022 05:10 PM IST
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