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US warns of terror attacks by Islamist militants in South Africa

June 05, 2016 7:58 am

US says shopping areas and malls in the commercial hub of Johannesburg and Cape Town, were the main target areas in the suspected planned attacks.

CIA spy claims his tip-off led to Mandela arrest: Report

May 15, 2016 6:53 pm

Irvin's new film "Mandela's Gun", about the months before the anti-apartheid icon's arrest, is due to be screened at the Cannes film festival this week.

South African court orders review of decision to drop around 800 Zuma corruption charges

April 29, 2016 5:16 pm

Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane said Friday's court ruling was a major blow for the president, who has faced months of criticism over various corruption scandals and the country's dire economic outlook.

Failing to create opportunities for black players, South Africa bans five sports federations from hosting international tournaments

April 25, 2016 6:03 pm

Rugby, cricket, soccer, athletics and netball are five federations banned over their failures to create opportunities for black players.

South Africa's Zuma faces impeachment move in parliament

April 05, 2016 12:54 pm

Zuma will almost certainly survive the impeachment vote, which requires a two-thirds majority, as his ruling African National Congress holds an overwhelming number of seats.

South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Faf Du Plessis fined 50 per cent of his match fee

March 29, 2016 5:58 pm

This is the second time within a 12-month period Faf that du Plessis has been found guilty of the same Level 1 breach.

South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Gifting away loads of extras cost us dear, says Faf du Plessis

March 29, 2016 11:29 am

Faf Du Plessis said promoting big-hitting AB de Villiers up the batting order was a step in right direction.

South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Who said what about South Africa's win

March 29, 2016 12:43 am

South Africa rode on Hashim Amla's fifty to clinch a convincing win over SRi Lanka in the Group 10 match of ICC World T20.

South Africa vs Sri Lanka: World T20 one of our nightmares, says Faf du Plessis

March 29, 2016 12:05 am

Faf du Plessis attributed his side's failure to make it to semis to the first match loss to England in which his team failed to defend 229.

South Africa vs Sri Lanka: In losers’ fixture, the winner South Africa takes nothing home

March 28, 2016 11:50 pm

AB de Villiers (20 not out) smashed Lakmal for a six to seal South Africa's win with 14 balls to spare.


South Africa vs Sri Lanka: South Africa conclude World T20 campaign with comfortable win

March 29, 2016 12:36 am

South Africa brought curtains on their World Twenty20 campaign with a comfortable eight–wicket win over defending champions Sri Lanka.

West Indies beat South Africa in low scoring match

March 26, 2016 1:17 am

West Indies clinched a place in the semi-finals of ICC World Twenty20 with a three-wicket win over South Africa on Friday.

South Africa vs Afghanistan: AB de Villiers show leads South Africa to win over Afghanistan

March 20, 2016 10:01 pm

Afghanistan give South Africa a score but Protea bowlers defended 209 to give their team first win WT20 2016.

England set Wankhede alight with record win over South Africa

March 19, 2016 1:49 am

England chase down record total for their first win of ICC World T20 on Friday.

MS Dhoni, Shahid Afridi, Lasith Malinga: List of cricketers expected to bid goodbye after ICC World T20 2016

March 17, 2016 3:06 pm

Here's a list of players who can bid adieu to the game after the completion of ICC World T20.

Ind vs SA: At Wankhede, India and South Africa stage thriller

March 13, 2016 2:20 am

South Africa (196/8) beat India (192/3) by three runs in the ICC World T20 warm-up fixture at the Wankhede stadium in Mumbai on Saturday.

Ind vs SA: Dane Piedt shines for South Africa on a smoggy day

December 03, 2015 5:25 pm

South Africa's Dane Piedt took a four-wicket haul to destroy India before Ajinkya Rahane rescues hosts with 89*.

India, South Africa apply final touches before opener

October 02, 2015 11:01 am

India-South Africa play the first T20I in Dharamsala on Friday.

South Africa denounces figures of its colonial past; several structures defaced

April 14, 2015 4:44 pm

Excrement thrown at the statue of British colonialist Cecil John Rhodes began a wave of vandalizing protests in South Africa.

South Africa engineers of their own demise as New Zealand reach maiden final

March 24, 2015 7:55 pm

After one of the most exciting matches at the World Cup, we take a look at some of the scenes from Auckland.


Goa Carnival attracts tourists in large number

February 08, 2016 10:43 am

Panji, Feb 08 (ANI): A colourful carnival drew hundreds of tourists in Panaji city. International and local artists mersmerised people with their performances and paraded on the streets. Goa Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar said Goa has invited 12 artists from the U.K. and South Africa for the four-day long carnival. Colourful tableaus were paraded on the streets on the third day of the carnival, depicting the cultural heritage of Goa and the influence of Portuguese culture. Local and international tourists alike enjoyed the carnival, hoping to witness more in the coming days. The carnival, which will end on Tuesday, marks merriment and precedes the 40 days of Lent observed before Easter.

Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas dedicated to overseas Indians: Swaraj

January 09, 2016 12:38 pm

New Delhi, Jan 09 (ANI): While addressing the Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas on Saturday, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said that the day is dedicated to overseas Indians. Explaining about the day, Swaraj said in the year 2003, under the leadership of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, a decision was taken to celebrate Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas on January 9. She further stated that the reason behind selecting January 9 for Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas was that Mahatma Gandhi had returned from South Africa on this day in 1915 and this day is being celebrated across the world.