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Omicron Covid-19 variant brings low vaccination rates into focus: ReportOver 50 countries missed the target ...

Deccan Herald 28 Nov 2021
According to Our World in Data, most of the 50 countries that have missed their targets are in Africa, which has an average vaccination rate of 7 per cent, against the global average of 42 per cent ... “The majority of Africa’s health workers are still missing out on vaccines and remain dangerously exposed to severe Covid-19 infection ... Africa.
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South Africa slams countries imposing travel bans on fears of Omicron, calls it "knee-jerk reaction"

India TV 28 Nov 2021
South Africa's top health federation on Sunday slammed the 18 nations which have imposed travel bans on the country on fears of the new potentially highly-transmissible variant of COVID-19, Omicron, saying the world must avoid such "knee-jerk reaction" if it wants "transparency" in the sharing of critical medical data.
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Barbarians match called off 90 minutes before kick-off due to Covid cases

The Observer 28 Nov 2021
Covid forces rugby teams and golfers in South Africa to race for flights home ... The qualifying event for the 2022 Women’s Cricket World Cup taking place in Zimbabwe has been abandoned due to the emergence of the new Omicron variant of coronavirus in South Africa ... will now miss out.
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Five South African platinum miners trapped in mudslide

Urdu Point 28 Nov 2021
Search and rescue teams were still searching for the missing. South Africa is the world's leading producer of platinum.
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’The kidnapping of four children at once is unusual’- criminal experts on why the Moti ...

Independent online (SA) 27 Nov 2021
“Four kids being kidnapped at one time is unheard of, especially in South Africa ... South Africa has been declared a human trafficking hub by the US Department of State.Judy Botes at the Missing Children SA offices in Bellville ... Van Aswegen added that there were many reasons why South Africa’s number of missing children was so high.
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Sarah Levy stars for Barbarians Women against South Africa in record attendance at Twickenham

The Daily Telegraph 27 Nov 2021
Barbarians 60 South Africa 5 ... Daley-McLean added the extras again and South Africa were already breathing heavily ... South Africa fly-half Zenay Jordaan failed to put the first points on the board for her side when she missed a straight forward penalty kick from in front of the posts – striking an upright and bouncing out ... South Africa.
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Women’s Cricket World Cup qualifier event abandoned due to new Covid variant

The Independent 27 Nov 2021
... three places for next year’s showpiece in New Zealand but will now miss out, with Bangladesh Pakistan and the West Indies joining the hosts, Australia, England, South Africa and India by virtue of their place in the ODI rankings.
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Help find three siblings who vanished without a trace in George 17 years ago

Independent online (SA) 27 Nov 2021
Instead she lives in hope that they will come home, as the three siblings have been missing since 2004 ... Mina said the pain of reliving the day they went missing is too much but she still believes they are alive ... Bianca van Aswegen, of Missing Children South Africa, continues to share the children’s poster showcasing their faces.
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Ireland Women’s Cricket World Cup qualifiers in Zimbabwe cancelled

The Irish Times 27 Nov 2021
Ireland had been playing in the event in the hope of securing one of the final three places for next year’s showpiece in New Zealand but will now miss out, with Bangladesh, Pakistan and the West Indies joining the hosts, Australia, England, South Africa and India by virtue of their place in the ODI rankings.
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1,600 migrants lost in Mediterranean Sea this year

The Roanoke Times 27 Nov 2021
officials estimate that 1,600 people have died or gone missing in the Mediterranean Sea, the main gateway to Europe for migrants trying to enter the continent with the help of human smugglers ... Some boats sink not far from the coast of Africa and others disappear further out, in some cases missing the Canaries and drifting deep into the Atlantic.
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Women’s Cricket World Cup qualifiers in Zimbabwe called off over Covid variant

The Guardian 27 Nov 2021
... Cup taking place in Zimbabwe has been abandoned due to the emergence of the new variant of coronavirus in South Africa.
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Tom Lathom among nervous nineties players, figures at 8th place

The Times of India 27 Nov 2021
Tom Lathom on Saturday missed his century by five runs figuring his name in the list of centurions who had scored a ton at the Green Park stadium ... Robinson of England had scored 96 in January 1985 while Gambhir missed his century against South Africa in November 2004.
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Omicron puts focus on low vaccine coverage in developing countries

Indian Express 27 Nov 2021
More than 50 countries have missed this target—most of these are in Africa, a continent where only 7% of the people are fully vaccinated, compared to 42% of the global population, according to Our World in Data, which is an Oxford University-based project.
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High alert: World scurries to contain new COVID variant

Federal News Radio 27 Nov 2021
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — With each passing hour, new restrictions were being slapped on travel from countries in southern Africa as the world scurried Saturday to contain a new variant of the coronavirus that has the potential to be more resistant to the protection offered by vaccines.
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January date for Qatar 2022 Africa’s World Cup play-off draw

Football Sierra Leone 26 Nov 2021
Africa’s final Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifying playoff draw has been rescheduled for January next year following the CAF decision in Cairo ... The Confederation of African Football, CAF has on Tuesday unveiled the official match ball of the Africa Cup of Nations next year in Cameroon ... As a result, he is set to miss the Africa Cup...
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