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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

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

Brawl erupts in South Africa House as Opposition ejected

Members of South Africa’s Economic Freedom Fighters party are physically removed from the Parliament after repeatedly ignoring the instructions of the Speaker in Cape Town on Tuesday. (Photo: AFP)

18 May 2016 1:49 AM

Oscar’s sentence marked for June

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.

18 Apr 2016 11:43 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

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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

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

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Will Kevin Pietersen play for South Africa

Would Kevin Pietersen consider playing for the Proteas Well, former England bowler Darren Gough believes so.

18 Feb 2016 5:46 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

Ton-up AB de Villiers powers South Africa to series victory

AB de Villiers hit a series-winning century as South Africa came back from 0-2 down to clinch the one-day international contest 3-2 over England on Sunday.

15 Feb 2016 3:20 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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Indian kids visit Gandhi memorial in S Africa

The students met his granddaughter Ela Gandhi, who continues to run community projects at the settlement.

12 Feb 2016 4:09 PM

Amla denies reports he asked female reporter to dress properly

As a South African I have the greatest respect for people of all faiths and cultures, he said.

06 Feb 2016 6:15 PM

More than 100 people trapped after South African mine collapse

South Africa's mines are the deepest and among the most dangerous in the world.

05 Feb 2016 3:34 PM

More than 100 people trapped after S African mine collapse

South Africa's mines are the deepest and among the most dangerous in the world.

05 Feb 2016 3:27 PM

Gulam Bodi still faces criminal charges despite ban

A former teammate is of the view that the cricketer’s submission could be ploy to avoid other crime records.

26 Jan 2016 4:51 PM

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