India to host 13th BRICS summit on September 9

New Delhi: The 13th BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) Summit under the chairmanship of India will take place on September 9, as per the sources. This is the third time that India will be hosting the BRICS Summit after 2012 and 2016. The 2020 BRICS summit was held virtually amid the covid pandemic […]

C.1.2: New Covid variant can be more infectious and evade vaccine protection

A new variant of SARS-CoV-2, the virus which cause COVID-19, has been detected in South Africa and many other countries globally which could be more transmissible and evade protection provided by vaccines, according to study. Scientists from National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) and the KwaZulu-Natal Research Innovation and Sequencing Platform (KRISP) in South Africa […]

Indian-origin woman, Babita Deokaran, who provided information on PPE scam, killed in South Africa

Johannesburg: A 53-year-old Indian-origin woman in South Africa has been killed allegedly for providing critical information about a multi-million-Dollar PPE fraud during COVID-19 lockdown in the country last year, prompting the authorities to launch a high-level investigation into the incident. Babita Deokaran, who was a senior official at the Gauteng provincial Department of Health, was […]

जेल की सजा काट रहे दक्षिण अफ्रीका के पूर्व राष्ट्रपति जैकब जुमा अस्पताल में भर्ती

जोहानिस्बर्ग. दक्षिण अफ्रीका (South Africa) के पूर्व राष्ट्रपति जैकब जुमा (Jacob Zuma) को एस्टकोर्ट करेक्शनल सेंटर (जेल) के पास एक अस्पताल में भर्ती कराया गया है। सरकार ने शुक्रवार को यह घोषणा की. जुमा 2009 से 2018 तक अपने राष्ट्रपति कार्यकाल के दौरान भ्रष्टाचार के आरोपों की जांच करने वाली राष्ट्र समर्थित जांच में गवाही […]

Haiti’s murdered president Jovenel Moise laid to rest with tensions high

Pallbearers in military attire carried late Haitian President Jovenel Moise’s body in a closed wooden coffin as his funeral got underway on Friday, two weeks after he was shot dead at home in an assassination still shrouded in mystery. The bearers placed the polished casket on a dais garlanded with flowers in an auditorium. Four […]

South Africa lets jailed ex-president Jacob Zuma attend brother’s funeral

Former President Jacob Zuma, whose jailing this month led to South Africa`s worst outbreak of violence in years, was granted compassionate leave to attend the funeral of his younger brother on Thursday. He was back in prison by the afternoon, the government said. Zuma, wearing a dark suit and white shirt, was flanked by family […]

दक्षिण अफ्रीका में भारतीय नागरिकों के खिलाफ हिंसा, राष्ट्रपति ने हालात संभालने के लिए सीनियर नेताओं को भेजा

जोहानिसबर्ग. दक्षिण अफ्रीका के कुछ प्रांतों में इन दिनों भारतीय और अश्वेत अफ्रीकी समुदाय के बीच तनाव (Ethnic Tensions Against Indians) चल रहा है. लिहाजा दक्षिण अफ्रीका के राष्ट्रपति सीरिल रामफोसा ने शुक्रवार को कहा कि उन्होंने पुलिस मंत्री और क्वाजुलू नटाल प्रांत के प्रमुख को डरबन शहर के लिए रवाना कर दिया है. बता दें […]

‘I’m writing to you not knowing if I’ll be alive tomorrow. In South Africa’s civil unrest, Indian community is coming under attack’

South Africa In a letter to Zee News, an Indian origin doctor from Durban shares a woeful tale of the atrocities Indian community is facing in South Africa. The country has been in a state of unrest ever since the arrest of ex-President Jacob Zuma.  People loot an area near a burning warehouse in Durban […]

South African mother throws 2-year-old child from burning building amid riots

JOHANNESBURG: A 2-year-old girl survived unharmed after her mother threw her to safety as they escaped a burning high-rise building in the South African city of Durban during protests. The mother, 26-year-old Naledi Manyoni, told Reuters on Wednesday that she had been on the 16th floor when the fire started on Tuesday. She ran down the […]

South Africa govt plans troop surge to quell looting, arson and violence: Reports

Durban: South Africa plans to deploy up to 25,000 soldiers in two provinces where security forces are struggling to quell days of looting, arson and violence, its defence minister told a parliamentary committee on Wednesday, according to local news channel eNCA. A military surge of that size would increase tenfold the number of soldiers deployed […]

दक्षिण अफ्रीका: जैकब जुमा समर्थकों की हिंसा से हालात बेकाबू, अब तक 72 लोगों की मौत

जोहानिसबर्ग. दक्षिण अफ्रीका (South Africa) में पूर्व राष्ट्रपति जैकब जुमा (Jacob Zuma) के जेल जाने के बाद शुरू हुई हिंसा में (Violence in South Africa) हर दिन बढ़ती जा रही है. देश में हालात बेकाबू हो गए हैं. पिछले 5 दिनों से जारी इस हिंसा में अब तक 72 लोग मारे गए हैं. वहीं, कई […]