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S.African school told to halt 'racist' hair policy

30 August 2016 | 0 comments

A South African school was ordered Tuesday to suspend allegedly racist hairstyle regulations after black pupils said they had been called monkeys by teachers for wearing banned 'afros'.Local education...

S.African school told to halt 'racist' hair policy

30 August 2016 | 0 comments

A South African school was ordered Tuesday to suspend allegedly racist hairstyle regulations after black pupils said they had been called monkeys by teachers for wearing banned 'afros'.Local education...

Racism row over S.Africa school's hair policy

29 August 2016 | 0 comments

A South African school was Monday accused of racism for allegedly telling black girls to straighten their hair and not wear 'afro' hairstyles.Pupils at Pretoria High School for Girls have said they were...

Demo Africa sheds light on investing in startups

29 August 2016 | 0 comments

The Demo Africa 2016 conference gave entrepreneurs a chance to network with investors and share ideas. Held in South Africa for the first time, it began with an online mentoring and coaching programme...

S.Africa prosecutors deny finance minister to be charged

28 August 2016 | 0 comments

South Africa's prosecutors on Sunday denied local media reports that Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan could soon be charged for corruption.The independent City Press on Sunday said the National Prosecution...

Politically connected Gupta family to sell S.Africa companies

27 August 2016 | 0 comments

South Africa's wealthy Gupta family with influential ties to President Jacob Zuma said Saturday they plan to sell all their business interests in the country by the end of the year.The family, who had...

Court rejects appeal over 'shockingly lenient' Pistorius sentence

26 August 2016 | 0 comments

A South African judge on Friday rejected an appeal by state prosecutors against Oscar Pistorius's "shockingly lenient" six-year jail sentence for murdering his girlfriend.Thokozile Masipa -- the same...

Court rejects appeal over 'lenient' Pistorius sentence

26 August 2016 | 0 comments

A South African judge on Friday rejected the state's appeal seeking a longer jail sentence for Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, who is serving a six-year term for killing his girlfriend three years ago.Thokozile...

Pistorius: from Olympic glory to jail for murder

26 August 2016 | 0 comments

A South African judge on Friday rejected an appeal by the state against a six-year jail sentence for Paralympian Oscar Pistorius who murdered his girlfriend in 2013.Prosecutors had protested against the...

Court rejects state appeal over 'lenient' Pistorius sentence

26 August 2016 | 0 comments

A South African judge on Friday rejected the state's appeal seeking a longer jail sentence for Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, who is serving a six-year term for killing his girlfriend three years ago.Thokozile...

S.African prosecutors seek longer jail term for Pistorius

26 August 2016 | 0 comments

South African prosecutors were in court on Friday pushing for a longer sentence for Oscar Pistorius for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, saying his six-year term was "disturbingly inappropriate"."The...

Gaza to Bethlehem: Gaza's last tiger finds new S. Africa home

25 August 2016 | 0 comments

Three days after leaving behind a cramped and dingy cage at the Khan Yunis zoo in Gaza, Laziz the tiger arrived in South Africa on Thursday.Gaza zoo's last tiger was one of 15 animals rescued this week...

Laziz: Gaza's last tiger finds new home in South Africa

25 August 2016 | 0 comments

Three days after leaving behind a cramped and dingy cage at the Khan Yunis zoo in Gaza, Laziz the tiger arrived in South African.The Gaza zoo's last tiger was one of 15 animals rescued this week from...

Tutu hospitalised for recurrent illness: daughter

24 August 2016 | 0 comments

South Africa's retired archbishop Desmond Tutu was on Wednesday hospitalised for a nagging infection, one of his daughters said.The 84-year-old Nobel Peace laureate "admitted himself to a Cape Town hospital...

South Africa documents may offer clues on UN chief's death

24 August 2016 | 0 comments

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday pushed for a further inquiry of the mysterious 1961 plane crash that killed ex-UN chief Dag Hammarskjold, saying documents from South Africa may help shed...

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