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India to screen, test travellers from several countries including UK amid new Covid variant 'Omicron'

Beijing News 27 Nov 2021
Amid rising concern about a new COVID-19 variant 'Omicron' first detected in South Africa, India on Friday added several countries to the list from where travellers would need to follow additional measures on arrival in India, including post-arrival testing for infection.
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India's tour of South Africa: New COVID-19 variant puts series under scanner, BCCI to await ...

DNA India 27 Nov 2021
Post the New Zealand series in India, the Men in Blue were to travel to South Africa for their upcoming tour which is scheduled to begin on December 17 ... Currently, an India A team is in South Africa, as they are playing three unofficial Test matches, the first of which is underway. .
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First Test between India A and South Africa A ends in a draw

Sify 27 Nov 2021
Bloemfontein, Nov 26 (IANS) The first four-day match between South Africa A and India A ... South Africa A, who were put in to bat, posted 509/7 on the back of captain Pieter Mal'n's 163 and Tony de Zor'i's 117.
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Brazil to shut its borders to six African countries

Metro USA 27 Nov 2021
By Gram Slattery and Pedro Fonseca ...Brazil will close its aerial border to six countries in Africa due to the new coronavirus variant,” Chief of Staff Ciro Nogueira wrote in a Twitter post ... The six countries are. South Africa, Eswatini, Lesotho, Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe, he said in another Twitter post ... .
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PM Modi to chair meeting on Covid situation, vaccination today

Live Mint 27 Nov 2021
India has also put certain countries under the 'at-risk' category where travellers would need to follow additional measures on arrival in India, including post-arrival testing for infection. The countries under the 'at-risk ' category are the United Kingdom, and South Africa, ...
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Omicron outbreak: Kejriwal urges PM Modi to stop flights from affected countries

Live Mint 27 Nov 2021
The variants have been detected in South Africa, Botswana, Belgium, Israel and Hong Kong ... The ministry has added Hong Kong and Israel to the list of countries from where travellers would need to follow additional measures on arrival in India, including post-arrival testing considering the detection of the new COVID variant 'Omicron' in South Africa.
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China Focus: China pledges continued aid to Africa in combating COVID-19

China.dot.org 26 Nov 2021
The meeting will be of great importance in "promoting post-pandemic economic recovery and development in Africa, China and the world at large," the white paper said ... More than 1,100 China-Africa joint programs have continued, and nearly 100,000 Chinese technicians and workers have remained at their posts, he said.
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China pledges continued aid to Africa in combating COVID-19

Beijing News 26 Nov 2021
The meeting will be of great importance in "promoting post-pandemic economic recovery and development in Africa, China and the world at large," the white paper said ... More than 1,100 China-Africa joint programs have continued, and nearly 100,000 Chinese technicians and workers have remained at their posts, he said.
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FOCAC gives SA an opportunity to sort the wheat from the chaff

Independent online (SA) 26 Nov 2021
Ultimately, whatever the discussion is at FOCAC on Monday, we can be sure that the discussion regarding any post-pandemic recovery will be focused on sustainability for both China and Africa ... of agricultural aid programmes through the long-term operation of enterprises in Africa.
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Global travel bans increase over fear of new Covid variant

The Siasat Daily 26 Nov 2021
European Union’s executive arm President Ursula von der Leyen also said in a Twitter post on Friday that it would propose restricting air travel to European countries from southern Africa because of concerns about the variant ... In a statement posted on Friday on a government ...
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UK red list chaos: British Airways cancels flights from South Africa

Independent online (SA) 26 Nov 2021
South Africa, where the variant was detected yesterday, is now back on the UK red list, almost two months after its removal ... In a tweet, the airline posted. “We are aware of news from the government about a ban on UK flights to South Africa ... We are aware of news from the Government about a ban on UK flights to South Africa.
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Covid: Cardiff and Scarlets to return to Wales after South Africa added to travel red list

ITV 26 Nov 2021
The Scarlets and Cardiff Rugby are making "every effort to return to Wales" after South Africa was added to the UK Government's travel red list amid growing concern of a new Covid variant ... The Scarlets posted on social media in the early hours of Friday morning ... A post read.
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Israel bans entry from 7 African countries, including South Africa, due to new Covid-19 variant

Independent online (SA) 26 Nov 2021
Israel announced on Thursday a ban on entry of travellers from seven African countries after a new Covid-19 variant was detected in South Africa, the prime minister's office said ... Scientists in South Africa said they have detected the new Covid-19 variant and are still studying its implications.
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Hong Kong detects new Covid-19 variant in traveller who had been to South Africa

Straits Times 26 Nov 2021
HONG KONG - Hong Kong has detected a newly identified coronavirus variant that is spreading in South Africa and has prompted Britain to ban flights from some African countries ... The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) confirmed that the new variant was brought in by a man who had flown in from South Africa on Nov 11.
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Countries Shut Borders Over Threat Posed By New ‘Highly Mutated’ COVID Variant

Vice 26 Nov 2021
11, has now become the dominant variant in South Africa, the nation with the highest incidence rate of COVID-19 in Africa ... “It seems to have been rushed, as even the World Health Organization is yet to advise on the next steps,” South Africa’s Ministry of International Relations said in a statement posted on its website.
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