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Pistorius: From Olympic glory to jail for murder

24 November 2017 | 0 comments

A South African appeals court on Friday more than doubled Paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius' sentence for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, bringing it up to 13 years and five months.Here is...

Zimbabweans celebrate in S. Africa years after fleeing Mugabe

22 November 2017 | 0 comments

Hundreds of Zimbabweans who fled their homeland for South Africa during the despotic rule of Robert Mugabe took to the streets of Johannesburg to celebrate the resignation of the hated president.Blowing...

What now after Mugabe resignation?

21 November 2017 | 0 comments

Robert Mugabe shocked Zimbabwe and the world when he resigned as president on Tuesday, ending his 37-year grip on power.It also plunged the nation into uncertainty, raising institutional questions over...

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...

Prosecutors lobby for longer Pistorius sentence

3 November 2017 | 0 comments

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

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...

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...



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