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Africa: Covid-19 – How Five Hardest Hit African Countries Are Coping

Africa: Covid-19 - How Five Hardest Hit African Countries Are Coping
Deaths from COVID-19 in Africa have surged by 40 per cent in the past month. On February 14, 2020, Egypt became the first African country to record a COVID-19 case. The virus has since spread to the other 53 countries in the continent. In many African...

Pakistan vs South Africa: Five-Wicket Dwaine Pretorius Helps South Africa Level T20I Series | Cricket-News24Nation

Pakistan vs South Africa, 2nd T20I: Five-Wicket Dwaine Pretorius Helps South Africa Level Series
Fast bowler Dwaine Pretorius recorded the best figures for South Africa in the shortest format to help his team beat Pakistan by six wickets in the second Twenty20 international in Lahore on Saturday. The 31-year-old grabbed 5-17 to keep Pakistan down to 144-7 in...

Recovered Covid patients have been reinfected with new virus strains, WHO says

A lab technician uses a single channel pipette dropper to test material during Covid-19 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test processing at a laboratory in the Dunkeld suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa, on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021. Waldo Swiegers | Bloomberg | Getty Images Preliminary reports from...

Africa: How South Africa Regulates Medicines and Vaccines

Africa: Afreximbank $400m to Drive Agricultural Productivity
COVID-19 has raised public awareness about the role of national medicines regulatory authorities in enabling access to safe, effective and quality-assured medicines. This includes vaccines. In South Africa, the pandemic has also exposed a number of important misperceptions, among the public and health professionals. The South...

PAK vs SA, 2nd Test: Pakistan Beat South Africa By 95 Runs, Take Series 2-0 | Cricket-News24Nation

PAK vs SA, 2nd Test: Pakistan Beat South Africa By 95 Runs, Take Series 2-0
Medium pacer Hasan Ali took a maiden ten-wicket haul to help Pakistan win its first series against South Africa since 2003 with a 95-run victory in the second Test on the fifth and final day in Rawalpindi on Monday. Hasan finished with 5-60 to...

AstraZeneca races to adapt Covid vaccine as South Africa suspends rollout

Dose of the Oxford University/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is displayed from its box at the Princess Royal Hospital in Haywards Heath, West Sussex, Britain January 2, 2021. Gareth Fuller | Reuters Drugmaker AstraZeneca is racing to adapt its Covid-19 vaccine in the face of new variants of...

Stock futures higher following best week since November

Stock futures higher following best week since November
U.S. stock index futures rose in overnight trading on Sunday, as the major averages looked to accelerate gains following the best week since November. Futures contracts tied to the Dow gained 75 points, or 0.27%. S&P 500 futures were 0.3% higher, while Nasdaq 100 futures...

Africa: South Africa Announces Its Intention to Introduce Digital Radio – Will the Rest of the Continent Follow?

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London — In November last year the South African broadcast regulator ICASA published its Draft DSB Regulations 1 on the introduction of digital radio for consultation. Last week it held virtual public hearings. Russell Southwood looks at the arguments over doing it and what...