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South Africa condemns Omicron travel bans, wants them lifted

The outcry over travel bans on southern African countries is growing. Healthcare officials say the Omicron variant was already present in other parts of the world before South African scientists became the first to identify the new COVID-19 strain. Ntshepeng Motema reports from Johannesburg on calls to remove the bans and relieve their economic impact.

South African pilots airlift food to communities in need

South African pilots airlift food to communities in need

South Africans survive on invasive fish due to virus lockdown

South Africans survive on invasive fish due to virus lockdown

Austria bans Turkey's nationalist "Grey Wolves" salute

Austria bans Turkey's nationalist "Grey Wolves" salute

South African govt limits number of mourners at funerals

South African govt limits number of mourners at funerals

India's healthcare workers struck by Covid-19

India's healthcare workers struck by Covid-19

All hostages released unharmed after 11-hour stand-off in Texas

All hostages released unharmed after 11-hour stand-off in Texas

Australian court upholds cancellation of Djokovic's visa

Australian court upholds cancellation of Djokovic's visa

Gazan couple catering gluten free

Gazan couple catering gluten free

Pomaks in Bulgaria keep their elaborate wedding traditions alive

Pomaks in Bulgaria keep their elaborate wedding traditions alive

Plastic surgery booms in Iran during pandemic

Plastic surgery booms in Iran during pandemic

Is Russia planning an imminent invasion in Ukraine?

Is Russia planning an imminent invasion in Ukraine?

Tennis star faces another night in detention before court hearing

Tennis star faces another night in detention before court hearing

Tsunami waves hit Tonga after underwater volcanic eruption

Tsunami waves hit Tonga after underwater volcanic eruption

Despite generations of scandals, the queen still reigns supreme

Despite generations of scandals, the queen still reigns supreme

Balkans region grapples with post-holiday spike in Omicron cases

Balkans region grapples with post-holiday spike in Omicron cases

Tunisian's opposition Ennahda party holds protest against President Saied

Tunisian's opposition Ennahda party holds protest against President Saied

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