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South Africa’s first two matches at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 haven’t gone to plan. The Amajita (The Boys) started with 2-1 and 2-0 defeats by Japan and Italy respectively in Suwon and now face an encounter with South American more

27 May 2017 00:00 Sport

Britain has warned about the high threat of terror attacks against foreigners in South Africa, identifying upmarket shopping areas and malls in the commercial hub of Johannesburg and Legislative capital - Cape Town, as the main target areas. more

6 Jun 2016 15:11 South Africa

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma is currently on 2-day State Visit to Nigeria, at the invitation of Nigerian counterpart - President Muhammadu Buhari. more

8 Mar 2016 00:00 News

Two human rights organisations - International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ) and Amnesty International have condemned South Africa over its recent failure to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir in line with a court order. more

19 Jun 2015 00:00 South Africa

South Africa's Parliamentary Opposition Leader - Hon. Mmusi Maimane describes President Jacob Zuma as "a broken man presiding over a broken society." more

19 Feb 2015 00:00 South Africa

Former Super Eagles head coach, Adegboye Onigbinde has reportedly written a personal letter to out of contract Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi - asking him to quietly seek greener pastures elsewhere. more

18 Dec 2014 00:00 Sport

The death toll in last Friday's collapse of the guesthouse at The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations (SCOAN) has risen to at least 80. more

17 Sep 2014 00:00 News

The year 2014 in South Africa marks 100 years since John Dube, Sol Plaatje and three other leaders of the South African Native National Congress (SANNC) presented a petition to King George V of England. more

28 Apr 2014 00:00 Opinion

Observant warders at the Leeuwkop prison in Johannesburg, South Africa have foiled an escape attempt by Jaco Steyn, the infamous Sunday rapist; and Henry Okah, the mastermind of Nigeria's Independence Day 2010 bombing. more

10 Feb 2014 00:00 South Africa

Three years may have passed since the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™, but the adjective ‘historic’ remains an apt description of so many features of this memorable competition. Indeed, it was the first edition of the global showpiece to be held on more

31 Dec 2013 00:00 Sport

United States President and First Lady - Barack and Michele Obama recount their trip to Robben Island - home of the maximum security prison where Nelson Mandela and other anti-apartheid activists were jailed. more

10 Dec 2013 00:00 South Africa

United States' President Barack Obama pays glowing tribute to the late Nelson Mandela at the Memorial held in Johannesburg. more

10 Dec 2013 00:00 South Africa

Millions of people, including many who never met him, will feel deep personal sorrow at today’s news, since Nelson Mandela was perhaps the greatest moral leader of our time. more

9 Dec 2013 00:00 South Africa

Before our Summit had even begun, some very sad news broke: that Nelson Mandela had died. That is why, at this very moment, as we meet, I wanted to say the words that you could say in my place, at this very moment. more

9 Dec 2013 00:00 South Africa

After previous false alarms in the last few months, South Africa's first Black President and anti-apartheid icon - Nelson Mandela has died. His death was announced by South Africa's President Jacob Zuma. In a statement on South African national TV more

5 Dec 2013 00:00 South Africa

South African media published footage and photos of President Jacob Zuma's refurbished private residence in defiance of a verbal ban by the country's State Security Minister - Siyabonga Cwele. more

23 Nov 2013 00:00 South Africa

The trial of Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius, charged with murder over the death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, will begin on March 3 2014. more

19 Aug 2013 00:00 South Africa

On 12 August, Nora Madolo was shot midmorning while walking among the community of the Marikana mine in Rustenburg, South Africa. The killing of the union shop steward came shortly before the tense anniversary of the Marikana mine massacre more

15 Aug 2013 00:00 South Africa

Nelson Mandela's daughter has told a South African Radio - SAFM that: "I can reiterate that Tata (father) is very critical, that anything is imminent, but I want to emphasise again that it is only God who knows when the time to go is." more

27 Jun 2013 12:00 South Africa