South Africa announced on Friday that it would withdraw from the International Criminal Court, dealing a major blow to a troubled institution set up to try the world’s worst crimes.
South Africa's captain Faf du Plessis, celebrates after scoring a century on the second day of their second cricket test match against New Zealand. (Photo: AP)
Showing India as an attractive destination for defence production, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday sought deeper collaboration in the sector with South Africa, a major arms exporter, even as he
He will attend a thousands-strong Indian diaspora gathering at a stadium in Johannesburg in the evening.
'South Africa is an important strategic partner, with whom our ties are historical and deep-rooted,' said Modi.
During the meeting, Modi thanked President Zuma for South Africa's support to India's NSG bid.
The double-amputee Olympian killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in 2013.
A South African court will convene in June to determine disgraced Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius’s sentence for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, a judge ruled in Pretoria on Monday.
'We need to get a bit of advice and help, not only from a batting coach, a few other areas as well.'
The “golden rhino” figurine is displayed at the University of Pretoria in South Africa. The Mapungubwe Golden Rhino is believed to have been made by people living in the northern region of South Africa between 1220 and 1290 AD. — AFP