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Indian-origin head of S Africa's news channel sacked over racist remarks

Pillay, head of South Africa's largest independent TV news channel eNCA, had called journalist Maseko, a rat heading for sinking ship.

23 Dec 2019 11:13 AM

Mark Boucher set to be interim coach of South Africa

Current interim team director Enoch Nkwe is expected to stay on and work with Boucher.

14 Dec 2019 11:15 AM

South African Prez Ramaphosa reveals details of meetings with Gupta brothers

Ramaphosa said at this meeting the controversy around the Gupta brothers' relationship with Zuma was also raised.

27 Jul 2019 8:46 AM

Stoned-baked pizza, anyone? South African eatery introduces ‘cannabis pizza’

At the end of May, the government decided to legalise consumption of cannabis oil to a daily maximum of 20 mg per person.

30 Jun 2019 10:05 AM

51 dead as rainstorm lashes South Africa

South African authorities on Wednesday said that at least 51 people were killed, including two Zambian minors aged six and nine.

24 Apr 2019 8:18 PM


De Kock's ton seals the ODI series 3-0 versus Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka will look to salvage some pride by displaying good show in the final two ODI's.

11 Mar 2019 2:50 PM

World looks up to India, South Africa for providing leadership: Sushma Swaraj

'The world is better place because of us. The world has much to gain from us. The world looks up to us to provide leadership,' Swaraj said.

07 Jun 2018 2:46 PM

Bloodshed amid rising tensions in lieu of upcoming elections: South Africa

The victims are gunned down in their cars, shot dead outside their homes or killed at public events.

03 Nov 2017 1:06 PM

South Africa: Woman fakes month-old daughter's kidnapping, arrested

After the police was informed, they set up a roadblock at a toll plaza and found the baby in a car.

14 Mar 2017 1:18 PM

After du Plessis heroics, South Africa keen to seal series

South Africa continued their brilliant beginning to the home summer winning the second consecutive game against world champions Australia on Sunday.

05 Oct 2016 6:33 AM


Ghana University students and academics seek removal of Gandhi statue, call him racist

Some students and academics at the Ghana University are demanding the removal of a statue of Mahatma Gandhi, saying he was racist against black people.

21 Sep 2016 6:44 AM

South Africa vs New Zealand: Dale Steyn sparkles on return, but rain reigns in Durban

South Africa paceman Dale Steyn announced his return to the international game with two early wickets before rain wiped out the remainder of day two of the first test against New Zealand on Saturday.

21 Aug 2016 1:35 AM

South Africa seek revival against New Zealand

Fast bowling pair Dale Steyn and Vernon Philander will reunite as South Africa seek to start the long climb back up the rankings in the first Test against New Zealand in Durban on Friday.

19 Aug 2016 2:39 AM

Elton John may back LGBT fight in India

The lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community may get a major boost in their fight for legal acceptance by British singer Elton John.

21 Jul 2016 1:26 AM

Urgent need for action in fight against HIV/AIDS: UN

In a big reminder to countries like India, that risks losing ground in fight against HIV due to funding crisis, the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday cautioned of an immediate and

19 Jul 2016 7:00 AM


Gene therapy likely to be future of HIV fight

Even as leading scientists and researchers said that eliminating the deadly HIV virus will be difficult, gene therapy is now seen as most likely to be the future method to fight the virus.

18 Jul 2016 2:22 AM

England grind towards big lead

England tightened their grip on the third day of the first Test at Kingsmead on Monday against a South African team weakened by an injury to fast bowler Dale Steyn.

29 Dec 2015 6:14 AM

ABD dismisses retirement rumours

Talismanic South African cricketer AB de Villiers wants to reduce his workload to keep himself fresh after several years of fulfilling a punishing international schedule.

29 Dec 2015 6:12 AM

Morkel dismisses England for 303, Broad strikes rattle South Africa

England rattled South Africa in the first Test on Sunday with Stuart Broad’s two wickets putting the top-ranked team in deep trouble before they recovered to 55/2 in their first innings.

27 Dec 2015 10:47 PM