Pretoria

Syndicate content

Ex-tennis player Bob Hewitt jailed

Retired tennis player Bob Hewitt sits in the dock during his sentencing at the high court  (Photo: AP)

Australian-born former Grand Slam champion Bob Hewitt was sentenced to six years in jail in South Africa on Monday for raping and assaulting young girls he coached in the 1980s and 1990s.

South Africa: Crackdown on anti-migrant attacks

South Africa on Sunday vowed to hunt down those behind a wave of attacks targeting immigrants, saying 307 people had been arrested over violence that has left at least seven people dead.

South Africa seeks diplomatic aid over unrest

South Africa sought diplomatic support from countries across the continent on Friday to defeat the “demon” of anti-immigrant violence in which atleast four people have been killed over the past fortni

Nineteen-year-old Naina was made to take the place of her mother who had died of tuberculosis in 2004.

Punjab is back in the headlines with a brutality reminiscent of the violent Eighties. In the early hours of July 27, three gunmen dressed in Army uniforms struck at Gurdaspur.