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There was ‘a bit of truth’ in retirement rumours: AB de Villiers

Proteas skipper admits he wasn’t enjoying cricket and spoke to few people for solution.

13 Jan 2016 5:02 PM

AB de Villiers faces big challenge

AB de Villiers faces the biggest challenge of a glittering career when he captains South Africa in the third Test against England, starting at the Wanderers Stadium on Thursday.

13 Jan 2016 5:48 AM

1,755 die on South African roads over festive season

Despite the lack of progress, the South African government vowed to increase efforts to reduce the road fatalities.

12 Jan 2016 4:10 PM

Ntini lauds Bavuma for his ton

Former South African fast bowler Makhaya Ntini has lavished praise on Temba Bavuma after he became the first black African batsman to score a century for his side, saying that he has opened the door f

09 Jan 2016 2:59 AM

Nicky Boje to participate in Mumbai Marathon

He announced his retirement from international cricket on the eve of the tour to India.

24 Dec 2015 9:55 AM

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Culture war over South African golden rhino figurine

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

22 Dec 2015 4:08 AM

After 6 years on top, Lakshmi Mittal drops out of South Africa’s rich list

Mittal has been left out this year due to plummeting share price of ArcelorMittal SA.

18 Dec 2015 4:14 PM

AB de Villiers to keep wicket against England

South Africa selectors returned to a policy of picking 7 specialist batsmen.

10 Dec 2015 2:46 PM

Alastair Cook-led England seek answers on South Africa tour

Selectors will have to decide on an opening partner for captain Alastair Cook.

10 Dec 2015 2:11 PM

Oscar Pistorius to apply for bail in South African court

Pistorius spent one year of a five-year sentence in jail for the lesser offence.

07 Dec 2015 5:03 PM

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Xi Jinping announces $60 billion of 'funding support' for Africa

Funding support includes USD 5 billion of grants in zero interest loans.

04 Dec 2015 2:26 PM

Oscar Pistorius: The 'broke and broken' Olympian

He shot and killed his 29-year-old girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

03 Dec 2015 2:19 PM

Chikungunya may cause severe brain infection

The mosquito-borne virus chikungunya may lead to severe brain infection and even death in infants and people over 65, a new study has warned.

01 Dec 2015 12:58 AM

Chikungunya may cause fatal brain infection: study

The most common symptoms of the infection are fever and joint pain

30 Nov 2015 3:50 PM

‘Resurrection plants’ offer hope as climate hostile

As the race to adapt to climate change quickens, a South African scientist is leading global research into developing crops that mimic the extraordinary survival skills of “resurrection plants”.

24 Nov 2015 6:25 AM

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Kagiso Rabada named ‘Newcomer of the Year’ at South Africa awards

Rabada was only the second player to take a hat-trick on debut

23 Nov 2015 12:30 PM

Young Indian-origin cricketer beheaded in South Africa

In a brutal incident, a young promising South African Indian intellectually-impaired cricketer has been beheaded in a ritual sacrifice, prompting the police to start a probe and arrest three persons,

16 Nov 2015 11:30 PM

Gabon surge ahead

Bundesliga star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang converted his penalty shootout kick on Saturday as Gabon became the first team to reach the third round of African 2018 World Cup qualifying.

16 Nov 2015 6:30 AM

South African women protest against President Zuma 'sex act' painting

A nationwide student protest movement has shaken Zuma's government

30 Oct 2015 5:15 PM

Gandhi's great-granddaughter faces fraud charges in South Africa

Ashish Lata Ramgobin is alleged to have defrauded two local businessmen

20 Oct 2015 12:34 PM

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