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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

Faf du Plessis ton puts South Africa on top against New Zealand

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)

28 Aug 2016 11:50 PM

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

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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

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

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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

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

‘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

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

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India seeks to better South Africa defence ties

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

09 Jul 2016 2:45 AM

India, South Africa to deepen ties in defence, manufacturing sectors

During the meeting, Modi thanked President Zuma for South Africa's support to India's NSG bid.

08 Jul 2016 7:41 PM

Modi meets Jacob Zuma, thanks SA for backing India's NSG bid

'South Africa is an important strategic partner, with whom our ties are historical and deep-rooted,' said Modi.

08 Jul 2016 4:37 PM

Narendra Modi to meet South African President Jacob Zuma today

He will attend a thousands-strong Indian diaspora gathering at a stadium in Johannesburg in the evening.

08 Jul 2016 12:50 PM

Bladerunner Oscar Pistorius gets 6 years in jail for Reeva's murder

The double-amputee Olympian killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in 2013.

06 Jul 2016 3:24 PM

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