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South Africa’s hope to secure vaccines from India reportedly thwarted – world news

South Africa’s hope of securing an order of 1.4 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine designed by AstraZeneca Plc and the University of Oxford from an Indian company may have been thwarted by a ban on exports imposed by the Asian country’s government, Business Day reported, citing unidentified people. Until Monday South Africa was confident it had secured the order ...

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The Delhi-Beijing battle in South Asia – analysis

There can be no doubt about China’s growing clout in South Asia. When governments are being made and unmade by a not-so-invisible hand in Beijing, it should be clear that China’s footprint is at an all-time high. It has been evident for some time now that states in South Asia and the wider Indian Ocean region cannot remain immune from ...

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Mallya’s properties in South Africa, Europe identified; to be attached soon – india news

The Enforcement Directorate (ED), which investigates money laundering cases, has identified several properties of businessman Vijay Mallya in South Africa and Europe, acquired through a web of offshore companies and trusts, which will soon be attached, people familiar with the development said on condition of anonymity. So far, ED has attached Mallya assets worth Rs 11,231 crore (more than the ...

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South Africa take series as Sri Lanka’s resistance fades – cricket

South Africa beat Sri Lanka by 10 wickets inside three days in the second and final test on Tuesday to clinch the series 2-0 and gain some revenge for a surprise loss to the Sri Lankans the last time they toured. South Africa bowled Sri Lanka out for 211 in its second innings at the start of the day at ...

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Vaccines may not work on South African coronavirus variant: UK scientists – world news

Scientists are not fully confident that Covid-19 vaccines will work on a new variant of the coronavirus found in South Africa, ITV’s political editor said on Monday, citing an unidentified scientific adviser to the British government. Both Britain and South Africa have discovered new, more infectious variants in the coronavirus in recent weeks that have driven a surge in cases. ...

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2nd Test: South Africa close in but Sri Lanka still fighting – cricket

South Africa began to break down Sri Lanka’s resistance late on the second day of the second and final test on Monday to leave the tourists an uphill battle to save the match and the series. Sri Lanka was 150/4 in its second innings at stumps for a lead of only five runs with only one more recognized batsman to ...

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‘Big question mark’: UK scientist on Covid-19 vaccine efficacy against South African variant – world news

As the United Kingdom on Monday rolled out the second vaccine against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), a leading Oxford scientist said that there was a “big question mark” around the effectiveness of vaccines on the South African variant of SARS-CoV-2. The new Covid-19 strain, named 20C/501Y.V2, has caused a rapid surge in the coronavirus cases in South Africa and two ...

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Nortje takes six wickets, Elgar scores 92 to put South Africa in driving seat – cricket

South African seamer Anrich Nortje claimed a career-best six-wicket haul and opener Dean Elgar backed it up with an unbeaten 92 runs as the home team forged an early advantage over Sri Lanka on the opening day of the second test. Nortje made full use of seamer-friendly conditions at The Wanderers Stadium for a return of 6-56 off 14.3 overs ...

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South African quick Dale Steyn pulls out of IPL 2021 – cricket

South Africa fast bowler Dale Steyn has pulled out of this year’s Indian Premier League (IPL) as he seeks some time away from the sport. Steyn was signed by the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) ahead of the 2020 edition, which took place in the United Arab Emirates following the COVID-19 surge in India. “Just a short message to let everyone ...

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Rabada’s return put on ice as South Africa look ahead to Pakistan tour – cricket

South Africa will not risk the fitness of lead attack bowler Kagiso Rabada despite a return to their squad and he will miss out the second test against Sri Lanka, which starts at The Wanderers Stadium on Sunday, officials said. Rabada suffered an adductor muscle strain that ruled him out of the one day international Series against England last month ...

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