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Mugabe meets regional envoys in Harare: S.Africa

16 November 2017 | 0 comments

President Robert Mugabe and envoys from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) held talks in Harare on Thursday, a South African official said, after the military took control of Zimbabwe."They...

Mugabe under house arrest as military takes control

15 November 2017 | 0 comments

Zimbabwe's military was in control of the country on Wednesday as President Robert Mugabe said he was under house arrest and his generals denied staging a coup.Mugabe's decades-long grip on power appeared...

S.Africa demands no 'unconstitutional' change of Zimbabwe govt

15 November 2017 | 0 comments

South Africa on Wednesday urged neighbouring Zimbabwe to resist any "unconstitutional changes" of government as President Robert Mugabe's grip on power appeared threatened by the military.President Jacob...

S.Africa ex-minister in 'gay insult' assault is fined

13 November 2017 | 0 comments

A South African court Monday handed a $7,000 fine to former deputy minister after he pleaded guilty to assaulting three women in a nightclub after they referred to him as gay, a sentence that drew outrage...

S.Africa probing author of book alleging Zuma graft

9 November 2017 | 0 comments

South Africa's elite police unit said Thursday that it was investigating a journalist at the request of the country's spy agency after he made corruption and tax avoidance allegations against President...

Dane accused of mutilating women in S.Africa faces jail

7 November 2017 | 0 comments

A Danish man accused of mutilating women in South Africa and storing their genitals in his freezer has been convicted of dozens of charges.Peter Frederiksen was found guilty of 36 offences in the Free...

S.African publishers of Zuma book vow to fight gag efforts

6 November 2017 | 0 comments

The publishers of a book alleging widespread corruption against South Africa's President Jacob Zuma vowed on Monday to resist a demand from the country's spy agency that they withdraw it.The State Security...

S.Africa spy agency threatens to seek Zuma book ban

3 November 2017 | 0 comments

South Africa's spy agency threatened on Friday to seek a banning order for a newly released book that makes a series of corruption allegations against President Jacob Zuma.The State Security Agency issued...

Pistorius: From Olympic glory to jail for murder

3 November 2017 | 0 comments

South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal on Friday heard the state's case to lengthen the jail term of double-amputee sprinter Oscar Pistorius for murdering his girlfriend.Here is a timeline of events following...

S.African football president denies raping ex-MP

1 November 2017 | 0 comments

South Africa's football association president Danny Jordaan on Wednesday denied raping a former lawmaker and singer who made allegations as part of the #MeToo social media movement against sexual assault.Jennifer...

State to appeal for longer Pistorius sentence

1 November 2017 | 0 comments

South African prosecutors on Friday will argue for Oscar Pistorius to be given a longer jail sentence, saying the six years he is serving for killing his girlfriend is "shockingly low".The National Prosecution...

Son accused of killing his wealthy S.African family testifies

31 October 2017 | 0 comments

A son of a wealthy South African family on trial for killing his parents and a brother with an axe on Tuesday recounted the grisly attack which he has blamed on intruders.Henri van Breda, 22, who has...

White S.Africa farmers march against murders

30 October 2017 | 0 comments

Thousands of white farmers blocked roads in South Africa on Monday to protest against what they say is an explosion of violence against their communities in rural areas.Large demonstrations under the...

Athletics: Wayde Van Niekerk marries Chesney Campbell

30 October 2017 | 0 comments

South African 400 metres Olympic champion Wayde Van Niekerk has married his fiancee Chesney Campbell, posting an image of himself with his new bride on social media over the weekend."Can't wait to spend...

S.African pair jailed for forcing black man into coffin

27 October 2017 | 0 comments

A South African judge on Friday handed down jail terms of 19 and 16 years to two white farmers who filmed themselves forcing a black man into a coffin and threatening to burn him alive.Willem Oosthuizen...



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