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ABD dismisses retirement rumours

Talismanic South African cricketer AB de Villiers wants to reduce his workload to keep himself fresh after several years of fulfilling a punishing international schedule.

29 Dec 2015 6:12 AM

Morkel dismisses England for 303, Broad strikes rattle South Africa

England rattled South Africa in the first Test on Sunday with Stuart Broad’s two wickets putting the top-ranked team in deep trouble before they recovered to 55/2 in their first innings.

27 Dec 2015 10:47 PM

England grind their way to 121/3 at tea

England showed signs of a fightback on the first day of the first Test against South Africa on Saturday to reach 121/3 at tea after two early blows by Dale Steyn.

26 Dec 2015 11:27 PM

South Africa, England seek return to success in Durban

South Africa and England meet at Kingsmead from Saturday in the first of four Tests between two evenly-match teams, both seeking a return to winning ways.

26 Dec 2015 5:52 AM

James Anderson ruled out of Boxing Day Test against Proteas

Warwickshire’s Chris Woakes is likely to replace the 33-year-old paceman.

24 Dec 2015 5:01 PM


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

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

South Africa's first black woman Naval Commander calls the shots

Men make up the bulk of the ship's crew of 54.

15 Dec 2015 12:06 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

Will Parliament take notice of India’s TB problem

Cape Town: India may have the largest number of people living with Tuberculosis (TB) but the most infectious disease lacks space in the Parliament of India.

05 Dec 2015 6:05 PM

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

Short treatment for multi-drug resistant tuberculosis in offing

Cape Town, South Africa: An effective and short treatment to treat Multi-Drug resistant (MDR) Tuberculosis (TB) is in the offing, with preliminary findings from clinical studies showi

03 Dec 2015 7:11 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

World’s first child-friendly drugs for TB launched

In a major breakthrough for over 1 million children suffering from tuberculosis (TB), the TB Alliance and its partners on Wednesday announced the first-ever child-friendly medicines for TB.

03 Dec 2015 1:49 AM

First ever fruit-flavoured drug for tuberculosis introduced

The new strawberry-flavoured dissolvable medicines will be consumed by children without a fuss

02 Dec 2015 6:11 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