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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

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

South Africa call up Marchant de Lange as cover for Steyn

South Africa have added fast bowler Marchant de Lange to their squad for the final two Test matches in India as concerns remain over the fitness of attack spearhead Dale Steyn.

20 Nov 2015 11:13 PM

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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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Chris Gayle slams selectors for sacking Dwayne Bravo and Kieron Pollard

West Indies opener Chris Gayle has launched a scathing attack on the WICB and the national selectors for excluding Dwayne Bravo and Kieron Pollard from the World Cup squad.

13 Jan 2015 2:21 AM

Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius shoots girlfriend

South African paralympic star Oscar Pistorius is being questioned by South African police for shooting his girlfriend, domestic media said.

14 Feb 2013 2:36 PM

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