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Millionaire mayor out to end ANC socialist saga

Johannesburg’s new mayor Herman Mashaba, of South Africa’s main Opposition party Democratic Alliance, at his office in Johannesburg. (Photo: AFP)

12 Sep 2016 7:00 AM

Nelson Mandela’s video interview discovered after 60 years

Anti-apartheid revolutionary African leader Nelson Mandela’s first known television interview has been discovered almost 60 years after it was recorded, The Nelson Mandela Foundation has said.

03 Sep 2016 6:38 AM

S African polls: Democratic Alliance gives ruling ANC worst time since apartheid

The results have reshaped the political landscape in South Africa where the ANC has ruled virtually unopposed since 1994.

07 Aug 2016 12:04 PM

World’s oldest proof of cancer discovered

Scientists have discovered the world’s oldest evidence for cancer and bony tumours in human ancestor fossils found in South Africa, dating back to nearly two million years, suggesting that these deadl

29 Jul 2016 12:44 AM

My best came in India: Kagiso Rabada

Pacer Kagiso Rabada, who was named South Africa’s Cricketer of the Year, with his six awards.

28 Jul 2016 2:45 AM

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CSA recalls India’s role in their revival

Cricket South Africa recalled India’s role in helping them return to international fold after nearly four decades of isolation, at a gala dinner here to mark the silver jubilee of non-racial cricket i

27 Jul 2016 6:30 AM

‘Worrying decline in AIDS funds’

International experts have warned that future declines in number of AIDS patients and HIV drug prices are under threat, if donors continue to decrease their investment, as it is happening now.

23 Jul 2016 6:32 AM

Oscar Pistorius in pickle

South African prosecutors said on Thursday they would push for a longer sentence for Oscar Pistorius, describing his six-year jail term for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp as “shockingly too

21 Jul 2016 11:45 PM

‘Mandela phones’ launched for South Africa children

To promote anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela’s vision of education for all children through using technology, a series of affordable mobiles and tablets pre-embedded with content on the life and time

19 Jul 2016 2:34 AM

Jail looms as Oscar Pistorius to be sentenced for Steenkamp’s murder

Pistorius shot Steenkamp to death in the early hours of Valentine's Day in 2013, claiming he mistook her for a burglar.

04 Jul 2016 1:30 PM

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S African court rules Zuma can be charged over graft

The president has battled several corruption scandals while in office.

24 Jun 2016 4:14 PM

Court withdraws rape case against Nelson Mandela’s grandson

The 25-year-old was accused of raping an underage girl at a pub in Johannesburg last year.

09 Mar 2016 5:47 PM

Australia clinch last-ball thriller

Australia’s Glenn Maxwell (left) congratulates teammate David Warner on reaching his half century in the second T20 against Australia in Johannesburg on Sunday. — AP

07 Mar 2016 1:53 AM

Aaron Phangiso's 'snorting cocaine' act caught on camera

'His action on television was inappropriate in the light of the drug problem that we are challenged with in South Africa.'

23 Feb 2016 12:30 PM

South Africa confirms first case of Zika virus

The World Health Organization declared the outbreak a global public health emergency on Feb. 1.

21 Feb 2016 5:42 PM

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Bishops back Pope Francis’ remarks on Zika

Pope Francis greets the crowd as part of the Jubilee Year at St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican on Saturday. (Photo: AFP)

21 Feb 2016 5:25 AM

Kevin Pietersen to play for South Africa

The maverick batsman displayed a rich vein of form in the recent Ram Slam T20 and Big Bash League.

19 Feb 2016 11:03 AM

El Nino causing global food crisis, says UN

Nearly one million children across eastern and southern Africa are suffering from “severe acute malnutrition” after two years of drought and the strongest El Nino in 50 years, Unicef said Wednesday.

18 Feb 2016 4:14 AM

Chris Morris assault trumps Joe Root century

South Africa level the series after winning a thriller at Wanderers.

13 Feb 2016 10:16 AM

Indian chemical companies can acquire struggling South African firms

South Africa is considered to be first world as far as agro-chemical technology is concerned.

12 Feb 2016 5:16 PM

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