Tag: south africa

NEWS

South African Court Sends Zuma Back To Jail, Says Parole Unlawful

Zuma was sentenced to 15 months for ignoring a court order to testify at an inquiry into corruption during his tenure. South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal has ruled that the decision to release former President Jacob Zuma on early medical parole was “unlawful” and that he should return to prison to finish his sentence for contempt of court. Last […]

SPORTS

Windies Set To Tour South Africa In Eight Years

The West Indies will play their first test in South Africa in eight years when the two teams meet in three matches in February 2023. The series begins on February 28 in Centurion, followed by the second encounter in Johannesburg on March 8. The series will be preceded by a 4-day warm-up match in Benoni against a South African X1. The […]

SPORTS

Windies Women Lose Against South Africa In ODI Series

West Indies Women lost their final ODI by six wickets to South Africa’s Women in Johannesburg on Sunday, and with it, the series 2-1. Scores: Windies 174 all out from 49.2 overs vs. SAW 175 for 4 from 39.5 overs. The Windies Women won the toss and elected to bat first but only managed a paltry score of 174, all […]

POLITICS

President Biden Revokes Travel Restrictions

President Biden has revoked the travel restrictions placed on eight countries in southern Africa over the spread of the omicron variant, saying the measures were no longer necessary. “Since I issued that proclamation, our Nation’s health officials, in collaboration with the South African scientists who originally reported the variant, have made substantial progress in understanding the Omicron variant,” Biden said […]

SPORTS

Preview Of Group One In The T-20 World Cup

The T-20 World Cup is considered the blockbuster event in cricket. The 2021 staging of the event is finally here after being delayed due to the Coronavirus outbreak in 2020. The event is slated to attract a vast audience right around the world. For the next month or so, fans will be glued to their media outlets hoping to see […]

NEWS

Former South Africa’s President To Be Sent To Prison

File photo South Africa’s former President Jacob Zuma has been sentenced to 15 months by the highest court in the country. Mr. Zuma has been given five days to turn himself in to the police, if not, then he is set to be arrested by the police. His presidency which lasted between 2009 to 2018 was dogged by alleged corruption, […]

SPORTS

West Indies Loss In First Test — What Went Wrong?

Heading into the first test against the Proteas at the Darren Sammy Stadium, there was renewed optimism that this young Windies team was heading in the right direction. The optimism stemmed from the recent results of a Test series win in Bangladesh, the defeating of Sri Lanka in the ODI and T20 series at home, as well as a drawn […]

SPORTS

Windies Announces 13 Man Squad For 1st Betway Test Match Against South Africa

Cricket West Indies (CWI) Selection Panel today named the West Indies Men’s 13-member squad for the first Betway Test Match against South Africa. The Test squad includes one newcomer in Jayden Seales, the exciting 19-year-old fast bowler from Trinidad & Tobago and former member of West Indies Under-19 World Cup squad in 2020, who has been very impressive since he […]

SPORTS

The Windies Set To Take On South Africa In First Encounter This Summer

On May 14, 2021, cricket lovers were greeted with the good news that the summer will be filled with blockbuster international cricket in the region. Cricket West Indies announced that the Windies is set to face off against South Africa in 2 Tests and 5 T-20s from June 10-July 3. Secondly, from July 9 to 24, the team will take […]

EDUCATION

South Africa Puts School Under Lock Down Following COVID-19 Rise

South Africa has been forced to close its public schools again for a month from Monday following the recent surge of the novel coronavirus in the country, said President Cyril Ramaphosa. The country has witnessed 408,052 people infected by the disease, the fifth highest in the world, and the death of more than 6,000 people. Rising infections have caused concern […]