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South Africa votes in general election

President Cyril Ramaphosa is hoping that his African National Congress (ANC) keep their comfortable majority in the parliament. The party has won a majority in every elec...

South Africa votes in general election

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South Africa votes in parliamentary election President Cyril Ramaphosa is hoping that his African National Congress (ANC) keep their comfortable majority in the parliament. The party has won a majority in every election since the end of aparthei...
08:36, 05/08/2019

Final votes cast in world's biggest general election Voters in India have gone to the polls in the final stage of the world's biggest general election to decide whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi returns for a second term....
14:00, 05/19/2019

India votes in penultimate phase of seven-round general election Voters in Delhi and elsewhere in India's north lined up early on Sunday to cast their ballots in the second-to-last round of a seven-phase general election, with the opposition seeking a united stand ...
07:00, 05/12/2019

ANC keeps power in South Africa but scandals cost it votes The African National Congress retained control of South Africa's parliament but its share of the vote fell, a rebuke from voters fed up with corruption scandals and racial inequalities that remain ent...
14:36, 05/11/2019

South Africa votes with corruption, jobs as big issues South Africans are voting in presidential and parliamentary elections, with signs of a relatively low turnout amid some saying they are disillusioned by widespread corruption and unemployment...
19:00, 05/08/2019

15 Political Parties Got Fewer Votes Than NOTA In 2019 General Election Of the 36 political parties, whose representatives were elected to the 17th Lok Sabha, 15 got fewer votes than NOTA. Many of these parties contested only a handful of seats....
01:00, 06/07/2019

South Africa counts votes as Ramaphosa's ANC looks to retain power South African elections officials counted ballot papers in the early hours of Thursday, a day after a vote seen as the toughest test yet for the African National Congress (ANC) party 25 years after it...
05:24, 05/09/2019

South Africa's ruling ANC takes lead as votes being counted Preliminary results show that South Africa's ruling African National Congress party has an early lead in the national elections but has seen its share of the vote drop significantly....
13:48, 05/09/2019

Boris Johnson will seek a general election if Parliament votes to block a no-deal Brexit Boris Johnson will call a general election on October 14 rather than delay Brexit a senior government source has confirmed. Speaking outside Downing Street, Johnson said he did not want an election, b...
01:48, 09/03/2019

Denmark exit polls say bloc with opposition Social Democrats likely to get most votes in general election COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark exit polls say bloc with opposition Social Democrats likely to get most votes in general election....
21:24, 06/05/2019

Gupta Family Lied To Use Air Base In 2013 In South Africa, Says General South Africa's national security was breached when the Jet Airways flight landed at an air force base in April 2013 with 200 guests for a lavish wedding of the Gupta family, one of the country's top.....
16:24, 07/05/2019

In South Africa, the Election That Changed Everything When voters go the polls on Wednesday, it will cap a quarter century of transformation that began when a white-minority regime realized its time was past....
10:36, 05/08/2019

A fateful election for South Africa's ANC South Africa goes to the polls on May 8. The elections are gearing up to be a referendum on the ruling ANC party and whether it's done enough to rehabilitate its reputation for corruption and nepotism...
18:36, 05/06/2019

Factbox: Key issues in South Africa's May 8 election South Africa is due to hold parliamentary and provincial elections on Wednesday, amid frustration with a lack of progress 25 years after Nelson Mandela's African National Congress (ANC) swept to power...
15:00, 05/06/2019

Will young voters have their say in South Africa's election? Young South Africans make up the majority of eligible voters who have not registered to take part in next week's elections, raising concerns over voter apathy barely a generation after many of their p...
19:36, 05/03/2019

Polls close after South Africans vote in general election President Cyril Ramaphosa is hoping that his African National Congress (ANC) keeps its majority despite a low turnout. The party has won a majority in every election since the end of apartheid in 1994...
02:24, 05/09/2019

South Africa's election campaigning peaks in Johannesburg Campaigning for South Africa's upcoming election have reached a climax Sunday with mass rallies by the ruling party and one of its most potent challengers....
15:24, 05/05/2019

South Africa's ruling ANC set to celebrate election victory South Africa's ruling African National Congress is preparing to celebrate its win in national elections, with the formal announcement coming later on Saturday....
12:36, 05/11/2019

South Africa’s ruling ANC set to celebrate election victory JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s ruling African National Congress is preparing to celebrate its win in national elections, with the formal announcement coming later on Saturday. With 99.9% of ...
13:48, 05/11/2019

South Africa's ANC celebrates election win with street party Thousands of supporters of South Africa's African National Congress (ANC) took to the streets of downtown Johannesburg on Sunday to celebrate victory in last week's election despite a lower share of t...
19:48, 05/12/2019

South Africa’s election campaigning peaks in Johannesburg Campaigning for South Africa’s upcoming election have reached a climax Sunday with mass rallies by the ruling party and one of its most potent challengers...
14:12, 05/05/2019

South Africa election: ruling ANC set for reduced majority First results indicate South Africa's African National Congress (ANC) is on course to retain power, but after a lower voter turnout. Issues around corruption and unemployment may have played their par...
19:00, 05/09/2019

The party that led South Africa out of apartheid wins narrowly in election The African National Congress, led by President Cyril Ramaphosa, continued a steady slide after years of corruption scandals and as growing cynicism drove down voter turnout....
19:12, 05/11/2019

South Africa election: ANC hails Ramaphosa for staving off defeat Party set for reduced majority but officials say president saved it from a crushing lossPresident Cyril Ramaphosa saved the African National Congress (ANC) from a crushing defeat in this week’s genera...
19:24, 05/10/2019

Factbox: The main political parties in South Africa's election South Africans voting for a new national parliament on May 8 will have 48 parties to choose from -- more than at any election since the end of white minority rule in 1994....
09:36, 04/30/2019

NEWSMAKER-South Africa's Ramaphosa targets reforms after election win South African President Cyril Ramaphosa led the African National Congress (ANC) to victory in Wednesday's election, but a drop in its share of the vote underlines the challenge he faces restoring conf...
17:36, 05/11/2019

South Africa's ANC headed for election victory but support ebbs The African National Congress was headed for victory in South Africa's election on Friday, although the party was on course for its worst performance since it took power 25 years ago....
18:48, 05/10/2019

South Africa's youth disillusioned with politics, shun election Many young South Africans won't bother casting a ballot in the May 8 general elections. This could limit the gains of the far-left party EFF, who is courting the youth vote....
19:48, 05/06/2019

In South Africa, a growing number of voters is looking beyond race in this week’s election Growing white support for the African National Congress and rising black support for the opposition party are making elections less of a racial census. ...
01:24, 05/07/2019

A.N.C. Leads in South Africa Election, as Voters Give Party ‘One Last Chance’ The African National Congress was expected to win votes it needed to stay in power, but to fall short of the 60 percent threshold it has met since coming to power in 1994....
15:48, 05/09/2019

Fight to Revive South Africa Awaits Ramaphosa After Bruising Election His election secured, the real fight begins for South African President Cyril Ramaphosa to protect his economic-overhaul plans—and his job—from party infighting....
16:36, 05/10/2019

ANC takes commanding lead in South Africa's election but support ebbs The African National Congress (ANC) strolled toward victory in South Africa's election on Friday, partial results showed, though the party is on course for its worst performance in a national poll in ...
00:48, 05/10/2019

South Africa election: early results point to reduced ANC majority Party expected to retain power with 56% of vote, its lowest share in democratic eraEarly results in South Africa’s general election suggest the ruling African National Congress party (ANC) is heading ...
16:36, 05/09/2019

Documents suggest Russian plan to sway South Africa election Specialists linked to Yevgeny Prigozhin appeared to promise ‘to support the ruling ANC’ Russian specialists planned to influence South Africa’s general election in order to strengthen the ruling Afric...
17:12, 05/08/2019

Breaking South Africa's election news with a unique WhatsApp channel Rapper and scholar Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh is offering a journey into the "heart of the 2019 South African election" on his innovative WhatsApp channel, #SMWX....
23:12, 05/07/2019

South Africa's ANC seeks to reverse sliding support in tough election The African National Congress faces its toughest electoral test on Wednesday, seeking to reverse a slide in support from voters frustrated by rampant graft and racial inequalities a generation after i...
04:00, 05/08/2019

In South Africa Election, Ramaphosa Faces Verdict From Disillusioned Voters Many question whether the president can outflank party rivals and root out the corruption that has come to define the party of Nelson Mandela, the African National Congress....
07:36, 05/08/2019

South Africa set to announce election results as ANC prepares victory celebration South Africa's ruling African National Congress on Saturday was preparing to celebrate its win in national elections, with the formal announcement of final results coming later in the day....
19:12, 05/11/2019

‘Trust in Cyril Ramaphosa’? South Africa Election Tests A.N.C. Leader’s Strength Many question whether the president can outflank party rivals and root out the corruption that has come to define the party of Nelson Mandela, the African National Congress....
21:12, 05/22/2019

South Africa’s ruling ANC cruises to election win, but support declines amid anger over government corruption The ruling African National Congress has cruised to the victory in South Africa’s presidential and parliamentary elections, albeit the support for the party has declined compared to five years ago due...
14:48, 05/10/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Ivory Coast edge past South Africa In sweltering heat, the Ivory Coast got the opening game win they were hoping for against a stubborn South Africa team. Ivory Coast are now on equal points with Morocco, one of the tournament favorite...
18:48, 06/24/2019

Ivory Coast v South Africa: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – live! Minute-by-minute updates on the action in Cairo‘Mandela brought pressure’: South Africa’s Afcon triumphAny thoughts? You can email John | tweet @johnbrewin_ 2.16pm BST Two former winners take to the A...
16:00, 06/24/2019

Nigeria into Africa Cup of Nations semis after late winner against South Africa • William Troost-Ekong’s 89th-minute goal seals 2-1 win• Idrissa Gueye strike earns Senegal 1-0 win over BeninNigeria have reached the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals but left it late to overcome a ...
00:00, 07/11/2019

South Africa v Morocco: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – live! Also featuring updates from Namibia v Ivory CoastMadagascar shock Nigeria to top Group BDrop Simon an email | Tweet @Simon_Burnton 4.26pm BST The players have arrived, and seem in good voice:#BafanaBa...
18:00, 07/01/2019

Egypt v South Africa: Africa Cup of Nations round of 16 – live! Updates as the hosts look to secure a quarter-final place in CairoBenin shock Morocco to set up Senegal clashFeel free to email Scott with your thoughts 8.49pm BST Half-time entertainment. Other inter...
22:12, 07/06/2019

Brexit Party Euro election results: Nigel Farage eyes general election as Tories and Labour slump - Brexit Party has 28 MEPs, with 32 per cent of the vote and largest party in 9 regions - Tories slump to fifth with just 3 MEPs, down from 15 - Lib Dems top polls in London with 15 MEPs - Labour have...
18:36, 05/27/2019

Union votes to strike at General Motors’ US plants DETROIT (AP) — The United Auto Workers union announced Sunday that its roughly 49,000 workers at General Motors plants in the U.S. would go on strike just before midnight because contentious talks on ...
21:12, 09/15/2019

| India set to count votes after marathon general elections India is set to count votes after the seven-phase elections drew to a close on May 19, with incumbent Prime Minister Narendra Modi tipped to win a second term in office....
08:00, 05/23/2019

US Judiciary Committee votes to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt A US House of Representatives panel voted to hold the attorney general in contempt for not releasing a full version of the Mueller report. President Trump has used executive privilege to block its pub...
02:24, 05/09/2019

Theresa May speaks out over 'disappointing' EU election result days after quitting... as Nigel Farage eyes general election Theresa May has spoken out about her party's humiliating night in the European elections, saying she "sincerely hopes these results focus minds in Parliament"....
18:36, 05/27/2019

House Judiciary Committee Votes to Hold Attorney General William Barr in Contempt (WASHINGTON) — The House Judiciary Committee has voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the legal battle with the Trump administration over access to spe...
01:24, 05/09/2019

House Oversight Committee Votes to Hold Attorney General Barr and Commerce Secretary Ross in Contempt (WASHINGTON) — A House committee has voted to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas for documents related to the decision to ad...
01:00, 06/13/2019

| Malawi votes in tight three-way election Malawi polls have opened after a closely-fought election campaign, with President Peter Mutharika battling to hold off two serious rivals in a race that has focused on corruption allegations and econo...
15:48, 05/22/2019

Fifa Secretary General Samoura in line for Africa role Fifa and Caf are considering appointing Fifa General Secretary Fatma Samoura as a 'High Commissioner for Africa' in light of recent governance issues on the continent....
20:48, 06/19/2019

Moscow votes in protest-shadowed election Residents of Russia’s capital have voted in a city council election shadowed by a wave of protests that saw the biggest demonstrator turnout in seven years and a notably violent police response...
20:48, 09/08/2019

The XXXL Importance Of Gorakhpur Which Votes On Last Day Of This Election As Yogi Adityanath's home base, Gorakhpur was always VIP vicinity. This time around, it's even more eminent - as the birthplace of that once unimaginable political proposition, the Mayawati-Akhilesh.....
10:24, 05/07/2019

Israeli parliament votes to hold new election in September Israeli lawmakers have voted in favor of dissolving parliament following Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyhau's failure to form a coalition government. The move comes after weeks of difficult negotiation...
01:36, 05/30/2019

No clear majority in Spain's election with 50 percent of votes counted Neither the rightist or the leftist political bloc in Spain was holding a clear majority in Sunday's national election, according to a tally of results from the interior ministry with 50 percent of vo...
00:12, 04/29/2019

No clear majority in Spain's election with 20 percent of votes counted Neither the rightist or the leftist political bloc in Spain won a clear majority in Sunday's national election, according to an early tally of results from the interior ministry with 20 percent of vot...
00:12, 04/29/2019

Socialists Win Biggest Share of Votes in Divided Spanish Election Spain’s national elections yielded no outright winner, highlighting the fracturing of politics in many European countries, but the incumbent Socialists of Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez could emerge as ...
23:48, 04/28/2019

Boris Johnson calls for election after losing Brexit votes British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday formally called for a snap general election after losing two votes that blocked him from taking Britain out of the EU without a deal. The leader was h...
00:00, 09/05/2019

Final votes cast as EU awaits parliamentary election results France, Germany, Italy and others go to polls on Sunday, with gains expected for nationalist partiesToday’s politics news - live updatesThe western world’s largest democratic exercise is nearing its f...
12:12, 05/26/2019

Israel’s Parliament Votes to Dissolve, Triggering Snap Election JERUSALEM — Israel’s parliament voted to dissolve itself early Thursday, sending the country to an unprecedented second snap election this year as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed ...
04:48, 05/30/2019

Election Results Today, Counting Of Votes Begins At 8 am: 10 Points The people's verdict on who rules the world's largest democracy for the next five years, will soon be known as counting of votes begin today for the general elections, held after the most polarized......
23:48, 05/22/2019

No clear majority in Spain's election with 80 percent of votes counted Neither the rightist or the leftist political bloc in Spain was holding a clear majority in Sunday's national election, according to a tally of results from the interior ministry with 80 percent of vo...
00:12, 04/29/2019

General election: A case of when not if? This week, Boris Johnson has lost his majority, lost control of parliament, lost a vote over a no-deal Brexit, and lost an attempt to call a general election....
00:48, 09/06/2019

The Latest: South African opposition leader votes in Soweto JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The Latest on South Africa’s elections (all times local): 7:55 a.m. The leader of South Africa’s main opposition party has cast his ballot in Dobsonville, a part of Sow...
11:00, 05/08/2019

India just started counting votes for its massive election. Modi is expected to win After holding parliamentary elections over seven phases, India started counting the votes on Thursday — and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party-led coalition is widely expected ...
06:12, 05/23/2019

Congress Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Counting Of Votes To Begin Soon The Indian National Congress in the 2014 general election won just 44 seats in the Lok Sabha as the BJP became the first party in decades to get a full majority. This year, the ruling BJP is confident...
04:24, 05/23/2019

BJP's CR Patil Wins By 6.89 Lakh Votes, Biggest Margin In 2019 Election The BJP's CR Patil came close to shattering the all-time record of victory margin in a parliamentary election when he defeated his Congress rival in Gujarat's Navsari Lok Sabha seat by a difference of...
01:12, 05/25/2019

Israel faces 2nd snap election in 2019 as parliament votes to dissolve itself Israel's parliament voted to dissolve itself early Thursday, sending the country to an unprecedented second snap election this year as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coal...
00:12, 05/30/2019

President Mutharika takes lead in Malawi election with 75% of votes counted Malawi's President Peter Mutharika has so far taken 40.44% of votes cast in the May 21 presidential election, with 75% of the vote counted, the Electoral Commission said on Thursday....
15:48, 05/23/2019

Election Results 2019 LIVE Updates: Counting Of Votes To Begin At 8 am Counting of votes for the mammoth election that began last month and ended last week will begin at 8 am. The seven-phase election, in which Prime Minister Narendra Modi is seeking a second term, saw.....
04:24, 05/23/2019

Benjamin Netanyahu's career on the line as Israel votes in repeat election Israelis voted Tuesday in an unprecedented repeat election that will decide whether longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stays in power, despite a likely indictment on corruption charges....
22:48, 09/17/2019

Police Detain 100 as Kazakhstan Votes in First Election Since Fall of Soviet Union Voters in Kazakhstan went to the polls Sunday to vote for a new president in an election critics have called undemocratic and said underscores growing authoritarianism in the former Soviet country....
20:24, 06/09/2019

Leftist bloc holds advantage in Spain's election with 95 percent of votes counted The leftist political bloc in Spain held the advantage over its rightist rivals in Sunday's national election, according to a tally of results from the interior ministry with 95 percent of votes count...
00:12, 04/29/2019

Denmark's left heads right in general election With the rise of the extreme far-right party Hard Line, the anti-immigration rhetoric is as sharp as ever. So why is the left also jumping on that bandwagon? Anne Sofie Hoffmann Schroder reports from ...
18:48, 06/04/2019

India’s general election reaches second-last phase Indians are voting in the next-to-last round of 6-week-long national elections, marked by a highly acrimonious campaign with Prime Minister Narendra Modi flaying the opposition Congress party rival Ra...
17:24, 05/12/2019

Britain's Corbyn calls for general election or second referendum Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said the British public should be asked again to give its verdict on Brexit, either through a general election or a second referendum....
04:36, 05/27/2019

Spain to hold a general election in November, PM Sanchez says Spaniards are set to head to the polls for the fourth time in four years. Although there is still time to form a coalition government, Prime Minister Sanchez has said there will be a "repeat election ...
03:12, 09/18/2019

MPs tell Jeremy Corbyn: get a grip or lose a general election Shadow education secretary Angela Rayner says frontbenchers are ‘totally exasperated’ by the party’s handling of antisemitismSenior MPs from both wings of the Labour party expressed fears last night t...
01:00, 06/30/2019

Brexit latest: What happens next? What was the MPs' vote about? Will there be a general election? The longest parliamentary session in UK history will come to an end on Monday night as the country lurches ever closer to the October Brexit deadline....
14:12, 09/10/2019

When to expect DOJ inspector general report on 2016 election Thursday, Aug. 15. Mark this date on your calendar. A very good source of mine says a report from Inspector General Michael Horowitz of the Justice Department on spying and other nastiness during the ...
05:12, 07/18/2019

Brexit Chaos Points to a General Election. Here’s How It Would Work The U.K. is poised to hold its third general election in four years, as new Prime Minister Boris Johnson gambles that reshuffling the deck will help him carry out his vision of Brexit. He’s locked in ...
05:36, 09/05/2019

Could there still be an early UK general election and have MPs blocked no-deal Brexit? Boris Johnson's Brexit plans have suffered a series of blows in the Commons as MPs backed no-deal prevention legislation before refusing to grant him his desired general election....
15:12, 09/05/2019

Israel Votes in Repeat Election That Will Decide If Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Remains in Power (JERUSALEM) — Israelis voted Tuesday in an unprecedented repeat election that will decide whether longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stays in power, despite a likely indictment on corrup...
22:00, 09/17/2019

The Latest: Modi’s party wins majority in general election With nearly all constituencies reporting, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party have won a majority in India’s general election...
05:36, 05/24/2019

Farage warns Tories Brexit party could win general election Failure to leave EU is ‘very obvious’ reason for party’s European election successLatest results across the UKFull results across EuropeNews and analysis - live updatesNigel Farage has warned the Cons...
10:48, 05/27/2019

Jeremy Corbyn calls for general election following May resignation – video Jeremy Corbyn has welcomed Theresa May’s resignation and called for an immediate general election. The Labour leader said the vision of the country outlined in her speech was not one he recognised, an...
20:00, 05/24/2019

Greek conservatives score 'clear victory' in general election Greece's opposition New Democracy party has won the highest share of the country's vote, well ahead of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's Syriza party, according to exit polls....
19:36, 07/07/2019

Justin Trudeau fires starting gun for Canada's general election Justin Trudeau to request dissolution of parliament‘Divisions have never been starker’ before 21 October polling dayCampaigning for Canada’s federal election on 21 October formally began on Wednesday,...
21:12, 09/11/2019

UK's Jeremy Hunt: Would rather delay Brexit than risk general election: ITV British Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt, one of the Conservative candidates vying for Prime Minister Theresa May's job, told ITV that he would rather delay Brexit past the Oct. 31 deadline than pursue a ...
04:36, 05/30/2019

Call for snap UK general election fails (again) for Boris Johnson Boris Johnson's second attempt to call a snap general election was roundly rejected by British lawmakers on Monday night, in yet another stunning defeat for the Prime Minister....
02:00, 09/10/2019

Indonesian court rejects election-rigging claims from ex-general The Indonesian top court has upheld President Joko Widodo's election victory, rejecting claims of voter fraud leveled by his opponent. The accusations sparked deadly riots in Jakarta after Widodo's vi...
04:12, 06/28/2019

UK's Johnson steers lawmakers away from early general election: lawmaker Incoming British prime minister Boris Johnson has told members of the governing Conservative Party in parliament that he does not want to hold an early general election, senior lawmaker Nicky Morgan s...
18:24, 07/23/2019

Boris Johnson's ultimatum: back me or it's a general election – podcast Jonathan Freedland joins Anushka Asthana to discuss a pivotal week ahead in British politics. Plus Prof Liz Bentley of the Royal Meteorological Society on the destructive force of Hurricane Dorian, wh...
21:24, 09/03/2019

Indians vote in penultimate phase of seven-round general election Voters in north India lined up early on Sunday to cast their ballots in the second-to-last round of a seven-phase general election, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi facing a diverse group of oppositi...
10:36, 05/12/2019

Brexit Live Updates: Battles Over Deadlines and a General Election Legislation to prevent a no-deal Brexit is expected to gain formal approval today, and Prime Minister Boris Johnson is likely to be rebuffed in his second try for a general election....
11:12, 09/09/2019

South Africa's ANC wins reelection The ruling ANC has won South Africa's general election, despite a steep dip in turnout. Corruption scandals and political infighting have seen support for the late Nelson Mandela's party wane....
16:48, 05/11/2019

South Africa's ANC moves toward victory The ruling ANC has won the election with most of the votes counted, despite a steep dip in turnout. Corruption scandals and political infighting have seen support for the late Nelson Mandela's party w...
01:24, 05/11/2019

Mauritania: Former General Mohamed Ould Ghazouani wins presidential election Mohamed Ould Ghazouani has won Mauritiania's presidential election with an absolute majority. It was the first time Mauritanians voted to elect a successor to a democratically elected president in the...
03:48, 06/24/2019

Israel's Netanyahu fights to hang on to power in second general election this year The ballot comes at a precarious time for the country's longest serving prime minister, with the right-wing incumbent facing formidable challenges....
11:24, 09/17/2019

Joko Wins Re-Election in Indonesia, Defeating Hard-Line Former General The victory for President Joko Widodo, a moderate technocrat, was a repudiation of the sort of nationalist and faith politics that have brought strongmen to power around globe....
22:12, 05/20/2019

Australia’s conservative government headed for ‘miracle’ general election victory The results upended pre-election polls which predicted a Labor victory, though it is unclear whether the Scott Morrison-led coalition can govern with an outright majority....
21:00, 05/18/2019

Indian PM Narendra Modi likely to win general election, exit polls predict Indian Prime Minister Modi and his allies are on course to a win a majority in parliament after a mammoth general election, according to exit polls. The election was billed as a referendum on Modi's g...
17:24, 05/19/2019

Health minister Hancock says general election before Brexit bad for UK and party: The Times A general election before Brexit would be bad for the UK and catastrophic for the ruling Conservative party, British health minister Matt Hancock told the Times newspaper on Monday....
00:36, 05/27/2019

Benjamin Netanyahu to skip UN General Assembly amid election stalemate Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday he would skip next week’s United Nations General Assembly due to political circumstances a day after he failed to win a majority in Israel’s elections,...
19:48, 09/18/2019

Javid gears up for a general election with public sector spending boost Sajid Javid has announced that he will unveil a boost in spending on schools, hospitals and police next week, in a move that will be seen as a springboard for an autumn general election....
04:12, 08/28/2019

ANALYSIS: More than ever, Canada’s general election is a collection of polarized regional races David Akin argues Canada's 2019 federal election features a four-way race in Vancouver Island, two-way fights in suburban Toronto and other regional showdowns....
03:00, 09/11/2019

Jeremy Corbyn vows to fight Boris Johnson at general election Jeremy Corbyn has said he will contest a general election against Boris Johnson and that he is "not in the slightest" bit worried about the challenge....
13:00, 07/28/2019

MS Dhoni Likely To Be Ignored For T20Is Against South Africa: Reports According to some media reports, the selectors have decided to "move forward" and give maximum chances to Rishabh Pant keeping in mind the T20 World Cup in Australia next year....
16:36, 08/28/2019

Soccer: Spain come from behind to beat South Africa Jennifer Hermoso netted two second-half penalties and substitute Lucia Garcia added a last-minute goal as Spain came from behind to beat South Africa 3-1 at the women’s World Cup on Saturday....
22:36, 06/08/2019

South Africa's PPC bows to environmental regulations South African cement company PPC said on Friday it expects to pay as much as 120 million rand ($8.5 million) per year due to the new carbon tax and will shut down a kiln at its Port Elizabeth plant t...
00:00, 06/29/2019

Some 1,800 miners caught underground in South Africa South Africa's department of mineral resources says plans are underway to free a large number of miners caught underground by hoisting them up an adjoining shaft....
21:36, 04/30/2019

Why Ramaphosa Needs Decisive Win in South Africa Vote South Africa’s national elections on May 8 are critically important to the future of the continent’s most advanced economy. Opinion polls suggest the ruling African National Congress party will likely...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Germany stroll into last 16 with comfortable win over South Africa Germany sealed top spot in Group B as they eased past South Africa with a 4-0 Women’s World Cup victory in Montpellier on Monday.Following 1-0 wins in their opening two matches against China and Spain...
03:12, 06/18/2019

South Africa’s economy plummets by most in about a decade JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa says its economy dropped by the largest amount in about a decade, hurting newly elected President Cyril Ramaphosa’s efforts at growth and reforms. The government...
16:24, 06/04/2019

Pope says he may add South Sudan leg onto Africa trip VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says he may add a South Sudan leg onto his Africa trip in September if conditions there are “mature.” Francis told a visiting nun from Juba on Friday he wa...
16:48, 05/10/2019

New dinosaur species discovered in South Africa Researchers in South Africa have discovered a new species of dinosaur. The newly named dino remains had been laying misidentified in storage collections for three decades....
21:36, 08/06/2019

Life after apartheid: images from the new South Africa Thabiso Sekgala’s solo show features work taken by the late South African photographer offering nuanced, alternative narratives about life in contemporary Africa. His work focused on the idea of home ...
10:00, 08/20/2019

South Africa get first World Cup win in comfortable fashion "South Africa finally got a World Cup win under their belt as they eased to a nine-wicket triumph over Afghanistan at Sophia Gardens on Saturday to keep alive their hopes of a semi-final berth."...
03:12, 06/16/2019

South Africa seizes Air Tanzania passenger jet South African authorities seized an Airbus passenger jet operated by Air Tanzania, forcing the state-run airline to cancel a flight to Dar es Salaam....
03:00, 08/25/2019

Brexit: Boris Johnson to table motion for general election – live news Crucial vote expected after 9pm as rebel MPs seek to thwart no-deal BrexitFull report: Johnson suffers Commons defeatPhillip Lee quits Tories, leaving PM without majority 11.19pm BST The mayor of Lond...
00:36, 09/04/2019

Canada awards multi-billion contract to General Dynamics as election looms Canada on Friday announced a multi-billion dollar contract with General Dynamics Corp for equipment that will be manufactured in a region where the ruling Liberals need to do well in an October electi...
22:24, 08/16/2019

Brexit: Government fails in bid to call a general election for 15 October – live news Government fails to make two-thirds threshold required under Fixed-term Parliaments ActCommons chaos: is no-deal blocked? Is an election happening?Did your MP vote for the bill to stop a no-deal Brexi...
23:36, 09/04/2019

Spain downs South Africa 3-1 for 1st Women’s World Cup win LE HAVRE, France (AP) — Spain won a game at the Women’s World Cup for the first time, beating South Africa 3-1 on Saturday behind two penalty kicks by Jennifer Hermoso. Spain, ranked No. 13 in t...
21:00, 06/08/2019

South Africa's rand weakens further after shock GDP slump South Africa's rand continued to weaken against the dollar on Wednesday, a day after local data showed the economy suffered its worst quarterly contraction in a decade at the start of 2019....
09:24, 06/05/2019

Police in South Africa arrest 560 foreigners in raid Nearly 600 foreigners were arrested in a police raid on a business district in Johannesburg, South Africa, police and government officials said Thursday....
21:16, 08/12/2019

South Africa's Zuma denies being 'king of corruption' Ex-President Jacob Zuma has appeared in court, claiming to have been the victim of a campaign of vilification. He faces corruption charges over military equipment he sold as a minister in the 1990s....
14:12, 07/15/2019

South Africa's president unveils leaner government Women fill half of positions in Cyril Ramaphosa’s new cabinet in rejig that critics call ‘evolution, not revolution’Cyril Ramaphosa has announced a slimmed-down South African government, with women fi...
00:00, 05/30/2019

The Story Behind TIME’s Cover on Inequality in South Africa The May 13, 2019, International cover of TIME examines South Africa as “the world’s most unequal country.” Depicting a topic as expansive as inequality in a single frame is a challen...
14:24, 05/02/2019

Rare ‘strawberry’ leopard photographed in South Africa A couple captured stunning images of a rare “strawberry” leopard feasting on a dead giraffe at a South African game reserve. Images of the leopard, named for its red coat, were caught on a motion-sens...
17:48, 08/20/2019

Why Eskom’s Power Crisis Is South Africa’s Top Risk A crisis at South Africa’s main electricity supplier, Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd., threatens the entire country. The state-owned utility can’t manage both to cover its costs and make the huge interest pay...
14:00, 05/29/2019

Women's World Cup: South Africa vs. Germany live Having already booked their place in the Round of 16, Germany are out to clinch top spot in Group B as they put their perfect record to the test against South Africa. Follow DW's LIVE build-up here!...
19:00, 06/17/2019

Ramaphosa is "last hope" for South Africa, Chinese diplomat says South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is the "last hope" for Africa's most advanced economy, but his government must turn incentive policies into laws to secure more Chinese investment, a senior Chi...
20:12, 07/29/2019

China beats South Africa 1-0 to set up decider vs. Spain China got its Women's World Cup back on track with a scrappy 1-0 win against a resilient South Africa on Thursday       ...
23:48, 06/13/2019

South Africa’s ex-president denies corruption at inquest Former South African president Jacob Zuma has denied corruption allegations against him, saying the charges are part of an international intelligence conspiracy that started more than 25 years ago to ...
21:12, 07/15/2019

South Africa Voters in the Dark About Who is Financing Elections With a pivotal general election this week, South Africans know little about how the A.N.C. and other parties are financing their campaigns. A new law won’t help....
21:24, 05/04/2019

After South Africa’s Elections, a Weakened A.N.C. Is Headed to Victory The African National Congress was poised to keep control of the government, but widespread voter dissatisfaction looks to have led to its poorest electoral showing ever....
18:00, 05/10/2019

South Africa Cabinet Excludes Several Embroiled in Scandals South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosaon appointed a new, leaner cabinet that no longer includes several ministers embroiled in corruption scandals but reveals the limits of his power to clean up th...
04:36, 05/30/2019

Mithali Says Available For South Africa T20s But Will Selectors Pick Her? The selectors are scheduled to meet in Mumbai on September 5 to pick the squad for the first three T20 Internationals. The series in Surat will be followed by three ODIs in Baroda....
15:01, 08/27/2019

South Africa: the state of the arts 25 years after apartheid South Africa's young democracy is viewed throughout the world as an exemplary pluralistic rainbow nation. But as the country approaches its most important elections in 25 years, does art imitate life?...
10:12, 05/08/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa to announce new cabinet at 8 p.m.: presidency South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa will announce his new cabinet at 8:00 p.m. local time (1800 GMT), his spokeswoman said on Wednesday, two weeks after his ruling African National Congress (ANC)...
18:12, 05/29/2019

South Africa v China: Women's World Cup – live! Women’s World Cup updates from the Group B gameCheck out the latest Golden Boot standingsAnd you can email Niall here or tweet him here 8.31pm BST 29 mins: Gu Yasha lifts in another tempting cross but...
21:48, 06/13/2019

| Markram, Bavuma to lead South Africa 'A' in India CSA has named Aiden Markram as captain of the four-day squad and Temba Bavuma as captain of the one-day squad for the SA 'A' tour to India in August and September....
19:48, 06/29/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa faces obstacles to reform Even with a decisive election victory for South Africa’s ruling party this week, the country’s President Cyril Ramaphosa could still struggle to push through the tough reforms needed to galvanize Afri...
15:00, 05/06/2019

Two more swine fever outbreaks detected in South Africa Two more outbreaks of African swine fever were detected in South Africa in April, its agriculture ministry said, following a spate of the disease in the country's North West province earlier that mont...
17:36, 05/06/2019

Opinion: South Africa’s new government: compromise over renewal After days of speculation, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has formed his new government. His Cabinet shows a clear intent for reform, but it also shows Ramaphosa’s need to compromise, DW’s Cl...
00:48, 05/31/2019

| 'Enough is enough', says Nigerian govt over violent attacks in South Africa Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari's government on Tuesday summoned South Africa's envoy and said it would dispatch a delegation to Pretoria to express "deep concern" over attacks on Nigerians in a w...
22:12, 09/03/2019

South Africa closes embassies in Nigeria after threats South Africa has temporarily closed its embassies in Abuja and Lagos following retaliatory violence carried out against South African businesses in Nigeria. ...
12:48, 09/05/2019

South Africa's Old Mutual suspends CEO after 'breakdown in trust' South Africa's No.2 insurer Old Mutual said on Friday Chief Executive Peter Moyo had been suspended following a "material breakdown in trust" between him and the board....
10:12, 05/24/2019

Ramaphosa takes oath as South Africa’s president PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Cyril Ramaphosa has been sworn in for a five-year term as South Africa’s president. He took the oath of office on Saturday in front of some 30,000 people at a stadi...
11:48, 05/25/2019

South Africa swears in Cyril Ramaphosa as president The 66-year-old was unanimously elected as president by parliament after his African National Congress won the legislative vote on May 8. The new president faces a huge challenge to revive the country...
13:48, 05/25/2019

ANC set to retain power in South Africa but support slips Results from nearly two-thirds of voting districts in South Africa's election put the African National Congress on course to retain power but heading for its worst performance in a national poll in it...
00:48, 05/10/2019

South Africa ruling opens way for apartheid-era prosecutions A former South African police officer will face trial over the 1971 killing of an anti-apartheid activist after a court ruling that could lead to the prosecution of similar crimes....
20:00, 06/03/2019

Rampant Bangladesh Add To South Africa's World Cup Agony South Africa, who have never won the World Cup, are left with little margin for error in the rest of the 10-team group stage, which sees each country play nine matches....
22:48, 06/02/2019

Xenophobia in South Africa strains international relations Outrage is growing among Africans everywhere after a new spate of xenophobic attacks in South Africa. Politicians and citizens alike are caling on South Africa's government to act decisively to preven...
01:24, 09/04/2019

Meet the young activists shaking up South Africa The #FeesMustFall campaign created a new generation of political activists. But nearly four years later, how will they affect South Africa’s upcoming election?...
02:48, 04/29/2019

South Africa’s Elections: A Weakened A.N.C. Clings to Victory The African National Congress was poised to keep control of the government, but widespread voter dissatisfaction looks to have led to its poorest electoral showing ever....
21:12, 05/22/2019

US beat South Africa in Women's World Cup warm-up "The United States got a goal in each half through Samantha Mewis and a late third from substitute Carli Lloyd to earn a 3-0 win over South Africa in a Women\u0027s World Cup warm-up in California on ...
10:48, 05/13/2019

South Africa's populist party takes aim at ruling ANC With revolutionary rhetoric, bright red outfits and left-wing policies, the Economic Freedom Fighters have shaken up South Africa's political landscape, becoming a potent challenge to the ruling Afric...
15:48, 05/06/2019

U.S. beat South Africa 3-0 in Women's World Cup warm-up "The United States got a goal in each half through Samantha Mewis and a late third from substitute Carli Lloyd to earn a 3-0 win over South Africa in a Women\u0027s World Cup warm-up in California on ...
08:36, 05/13/2019

South Africa’s Elections: A Weakened A.N.C. Is Headed to Victory The African National Congress was poised to keep control of the government, but widespread voter dissatisfaction looks to have led to its poorest electoral showing ever....
21:00, 05/10/2019

How South Africa Plans to Fix an Ailing Health System The South African Constitution’s Bill of Rights accords everyone the right to health care. Yet 84% of the nation’s 58.8 million people have no medical insurance and rely on a public health system with...
13:00, 08/14/2019

A little knowledge goes a long way for South Africa striker Kgatlana Forward Thembi Kgatlana is hoping her inside knowledge of China can spur South Africa to victory in their women's World Cup Group B fixture at the Parc des Princes on Thursday....
01:12, 06/13/2019

Cyril Ramaphosa sworn in as South Africa’s president South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Saturday urged the country to pursue “an extraordinary feat of human endeavor” as he was sworn in for a five-year term....
16:36, 05/25/2019

PepsiCo to buy South Africa's Pioneer Food for $1.7 billion PepsiCo has struck a deal to buy South Africa's Pioneer Food Group for $1.7 billion, the companies said on Friday, lifting Pioneer's shares and boosting a sector that has been hit by drought and tou...
15:12, 07/19/2019

In post-apartheid South Africa, inequality still on display Perhaps nowhere in today's South Africa is the country's inequality on more dramatic display than in the neighboring Johannesburg suburbs of Sandton and Alexandra....
13:00, 05/07/2019

Nigeria's Buhari to visit South Africa after attacks Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari will visit South Africa next month to reinforce the bonds between the two countries after a wave of deadly riots and xenophobic attacks, the South African presiden...
21:48, 09/07/2019

South Africa edge neighbours Namibia to make last 16 "South Africa\u0027s Bongani Zungu scored with a header from a second-half corner to secure a 1-0 win over Namibia on Friday and his country\u0027s first points in Group D of the Africa Cup of Nations...
12:12, 06/29/2019

| 'We belong here': South Africa's Baxter defiant in defeat SA coach Stuart Baxter said his team's display in a 1-0 loss to Ivory Coast showed they could provide a tough test for any opponent at the Africa Cup of Nations....
23:48, 06/24/2019

WWC roundup: Spain survives South Africa challenge Jennifer Hermoso scored on two penalty kicks and Spain came from behind to spoil South Africa's Women's World Cup debut with a 3-1 win on Saturday in Le Havre, France....
06:12, 06/09/2019

SA vs BAN: Quinton De Kock, South Africa Player To Watch Out For Quinton de Kock seems to be the one steady hand in the South Africa batting in World Cup 2019, as was evident in South Africa's first match against England....
14:24, 06/01/2019

South Africa’s Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa is showing signs of cracking down on corruption Wednesday as the country’s new parliament voted him to lead the country for a five-year term...
18:48, 05/22/2019

South Africa slings back the fynbos-flavored gin Last year, gin consumption in South Africa grew by an astonishing 50 percent, to half a pint for every man, woman and child. No wonder that distilleries are mushrooming, trying to give a colonial......
21:48, 06/28/2019

Bangladesh v South Africa: Cricket World Cup – live! Live updates from from The Oval, 10.30am (BST) startTanya Aldred: World Cup is perfect fit for summer’s lazy days Feel free to email Rob 10.35am BST 1st over: Bangladesh 5-0 (Tamim 1, Soumya 4) The Im...
11:48, 06/02/2019

South Africa's Zuma to face corruption inquiry Former South African president Jacob Zuma will be questioned at a public inquiry into state graft on Monday, a dramatic fall from grace for a politician who has cast a long shadow over the country's p...
09:24, 07/15/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa is showing signs of cracking down on corruption Wednesday as the country's new parliament voted him to lead the country for a five-year term....
00:12, 05/23/2019

Tony Blair: Boris Johnson should hold referendum on no-deal Brexit instead of general election Former Prime Minister Tony Blair today said Boris Johnson would be "smart" to hold a referendum on a no-deal Brexit instead of a general election that he could lose....
16:36, 09/10/2019

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to Call a New General Election After Brexit Defeat (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he will call for new general election. Johnson spoke Tuesday night after suffering a major defeat in Parliament when rebels seized control of...
03:24, 09/04/2019

Brexit news latest: Keir Starmer says Labour will not vote for general election today Shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer said Labour is "not going to dance to Boris Johnson's tune" as the party vowed against voting for a general election today....
20:48, 09/04/2019

Post-apartheid South Africa is the world’s most unequal country JOHANNESBURG — Perhaps nowhere in today’s South Africa is the country’s inequality on more dramatic display than in the neighboring Johannesburg suburbs of Sandton and Alexandra. With its gleaming hi...
17:12, 05/07/2019

South Africa's 2019 wine harvest set to hit lowest in more than a decade South Africa, the world's eighth largest wine producer, is expected to harvest its smallest amount of wine grapes in 14 years this year, as dry conditions and fluctuating weather hit output, an indust...
22:24, 05/06/2019

Sri Lanka Look To Keep Semi-Finals Hope Alive With Win Over South Africa Sri Lanka are currently seventh in the World Cup 2019 points table and need to win all of their three remaining matches to harbour hopes of a semi-final berth....
14:12, 06/27/2019

South Africa's white far-right outcasts are finding friends on Facebook South Africa's far-right failed to sabotage the transition from white minority rule to democracy 25 years ago. Now, conservative Afrikaner farmers are feeling relevant again under a dubious "white gen...
23:12, 05/07/2019

ArcelorMittal's South Africa unit to face emissions charges ArcelorMittal's South African unit said on Monday it had received a summons instituting criminal proceedings for three charges relating to transgressions of its atmospheric emissions license at its Va...
19:36, 06/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Naspers picks Mahanyele-Dabengwa as CEO for South Africa Naspers on Wednesday appointed Phuthi Mahanyele-Dabengwa to the newly-created role of chief executive of South Africa for the media and e-commerce group....
13:12, 07/03/2019

South Africa’s new Cabinet sees gender balance for first time ever South Africa’s president announced a new cabinet Wednesday that for the first time in the country’s history will be made up of 50 percent women – and one of those women is from the opposition....
18:24, 05/30/2019

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 8: South Africa The Banyana Banyana are on the rise but a tough group means a long stay at the tournament may be beyond their reachThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a coo...
14:48, 05/30/2019

Arnold Schwarzenegger kicked in the back during South Africa trip _____ Actor and former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, 71, was assaulted during a public appearance in South Africa on Saturday....
22:00, 05/19/2019

UPDATE 1-South Africa's rand slumps after weak GDP data South Africa's rand slumped and bonds weakened on Tuesday after official data showed the economy contracted more sharply than expected in the first quarter....
13:00, 06/04/2019

South Africa's Economic Slump Challenges President Ramaphosa The South African economy shrank sharply early this year, underscoring the steep challenges facing South African President Cyril Ramaphosa as he embarks on his new term....
23:12, 06/04/2019

Morocco leave it late as Boussoufa sinks South Africa "Moubarak Boussoufa\u0027s 90th-minute strike for Morocco left South Africa\u0027s hopes of reaching the knockout stages of the Africa Cup of Nations hanging by a thread."...
21:00, 07/01/2019

India vs South Africa 2nd T20I: When And Where To Watch Live Telecast India will host a reinvented South Africa in the second T20I of the three-match series in Mohali, after the opening game in Dharamsala abandoned due to rain....
17:36, 09/17/2019

India Look To Begin World Cup With A Bang, Add To South Africa's Agony India plan to push South Africa towards elimination in Southampton by deploying a feared bowling line-up led by Jasprit Bumrah, the top-ranked ODI bowler in the world....
07:36, 06/04/2019

Powerful Radio Telescopes in South Africa are Revolutionizing Astronomy The world’s largest radio telescope is expected to come online sometime in 2020. The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) is an internationally sponsored and funded initiative that will include more than one ...
13:24, 07/26/2019

South Africa v India: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! World Cup updates from Southampton, 10.30am BST startBangladesh v New Zealand – live! Follow our OBO reportCounty cricket – live! Join Tanya Aldred for the latestAnd you can mail Adam or tweet @collin...
14:48, 06/05/2019

Arnold Schwarzenegger Kicked By Man At Sports Event In South Africa Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger was attacked on Saturday by a man who kicked him in the back at a sports event in South Africa that the action hero was hosting....
00:00, 05/19/2019

South Africa: Anti-migrant clashes kill 1, injure several In a fresh outburst of xenophobic violence in Johannesburg, at least one person has been killed after police clashed with looters. The violence follows a week of attacks on migrant-owned businesses in...
02:00, 09/09/2019

| South Africa apologises to Nigeria after anti-migrant violence A South African envoy expressed the country's "sincerest apologies" to Nigeria after a wave of anti-migrant attacks swept through Johannesburg and surrounding cities in recent weeks, fuelling diplomat...
01:48, 09/17/2019

South Africa to roll out sweeping health reform in stages A proposed move to universal health coverage in South Africa will be rolled out in stages as the budget improves, a senior presidential aide told Reuters, forecasting the landmark reform would cost $2...
18:12, 08/23/2019

Cricket: Busy bees interrupt South Africa and Sri Lanka … again A swarm of bees forced the players of South Africa and Sri Lanka to dive onto the ground during their Cricket World Cup clash at the Riverside Stadium on Friday -- but for many on the pitch there was ...
03:12, 06/29/2019

South Africa's players despondent after early World Cup elimination "South Africa\u0027s players expressed bitter disappointment and even embarrassment after their elimination from the World Cup was ensured by their loss to Pakistan at Lord\u0027s on Sunday but they s...
23:12, 06/23/2019

Police in South Africa arrest 560 'undocumented' foreigners in raid  Nearly 600 foreigners were arrested in a police raid on a business district in Johannesburg, South Africa, police and government officials said Thursday....
20:24, 08/08/2019

World Cup Live: Hashim Amla Falls On 55, South Africa Three Down New Zealand vs South Africa Live Score, 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup: South Africa, after receving two major blows, are in the rebuilding phase, thanks to the battling half-century by Hashim Amla......
15:00, 06/19/2019

Support for South Africa's ANC at 51-61 percent, opinion polls show South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) appears headed for victory in next month's election, as President Cyril Ramaphosa seeks to strike a reforming tone, with three opinion polls showi...
16:48, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 1-PepsiCo offers $1.7 bln to buy South Africa's Pioneer Foods PepsiCo has made a $1.7 billion offer to buy South Africa's Pioneer Food Group the companies said on Friday, boosting the target's shares by nearly 30%....
11:12, 07/19/2019

Early results suggest ANC will retain power in South Africa Results from nearly half of voting districts in South Africa's election put the African National Congress on course to retain power but at risk of its worst performance in a national poll since the en...
17:36, 05/09/2019

South Africa chief vows to purge ANC of 'deviant tendencies' South Africa's president is vowing to purge his party of "bad and deviant tendencies" as he prepares to appoint a new Cabinet following a victory in national elections....
19:36, 05/12/2019

CORRECTED-South Africa's Massmart picks Walmart's Slape as new CEO Massmart has appointed Walmart Japan former interim president and chief executive officer Mitchell Slape as its new CEO, succeeding Guy Hayward who resigned in May, the South African retailer said on ...
10:48, 05/23/2019

South Africa's 'boxing grannies' juke and jab their way to healthier lives The women range in age from the mid-60s to the early 80s. They love to dance and sing. And twice a week, they come to a gym in Cosmo City, on the outskirts of Johannesburg, to box. They are affectiona...
17:12, 08/09/2019

Early results suggest ANC to retain power in South Africa Early vote tallies suggest South Africa's ruling ANC party will retain power after an election on Wednesday, but analysts said its share of the vote could fall below 60 percent for the first time sinc...
12:00, 05/09/2019

Du Plessis Feeling "Older" After South Africa's 4th Loss In World Cup The ghosts of the 2015 World Cup semi-final loss once again came to haunt South Africa as New Zealand yet again finished on the winning side, having chased a target of 242....
12:36, 06/20/2019

Opinion: Nelson Mandela party's last easy win in South Africa The elections in South Africa haven't produced a landslide result. Turnout was low — young people, in particular, are shunning the ballot box. The dominant ANC is living on borrowed time, says Claus S...
01:24, 05/11/2019

Cyril Ramaphosa Sworn-In As President Of South Africa Vowing "New Era" Cyril Ramaphosa vowed a "new era" Saturday after he was sworn in as president of South Africa at a colourful ceremony in the capital, as he looks to revitalise his push to revive the economy and fight...
02:00, 05/27/2019

South Africa’s Zuma, back at inquiry, says his life is in danger Former South African President Jacob Zuma said on Tuesday he had received a death threat after his testimony the previous day to an inquiry on corruption....
11:48, 07/16/2019

Spain v South Africa: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! World Cup updates from Le Havre, kick-off 5pm BSTGuardian writers give their World Cup predictionsFeel free to email Will or tweet @Will_Unwin 5.21pm BST 19 mins: Hermoso lifts a cross over everyone f...
18:36, 06/08/2019

PepsiCo plans to acquire South Africa's Pioneer Foods U.S.-based beverage and snack maker PepsiCo is planning to acquire South Africa's Pioneer Food Group for around $1.7 billion, the two companies said on Friday, as it targets expansion in Africa....
09:24, 07/19/2019

South Africa's Zuma denies breaking law with business brothers Former South African President Jacob Zuma told a corruption inquiry on Monday that he had never broken the law with the Gupta family, describing the businessmen at the center of an influence-peddling ...
14:12, 07/15/2019

Athletics South Africa to appeal against Caster Semenya ruling South African sports ministry confirm challenge to rulingClaim made two of three judges in case were ‘conflicted’South Africa’s track federation will appeal against the recent Caster Semenya ruling, t...
17:00, 05/14/2019

Zambia calls off match with South Africa because of xenophobic violence The ugliness of the real world has infiltrated the beautiful game as a football match between Zambia and South Africa was canceled because of a spate of xenophobic attacks in Johannesburg and Pretoria...
16:24, 09/04/2019

Soccer: U.S. beat South Africa 3-0 in Women's World Cup warm-up The United States got a goal in each half through Samantha Mewis and a late third from substitute Carli Lloyd to earn a 3-0 win over South Africa in a Women's World Cup warm-up in California on Sunday...
05:12, 05/13/2019

Women's World Cup: South Africa vs. Germany LIVE build-up Having already booked their place in the Round of 16, Germany are out to clinch top spot in Group B as they put their perfect record to the test against South Africa. Follow DW's LIVE build-up here…...
14:12, 06/17/2019

South Africa Lawmakers Re-Elect Cyril Ramaphosa As President South African lawmakers on Wednesday re-elected Cyril Ramaphosa as the nation's president, two weeks after the ruling ANC party returned to power in legislative elections....
21:24, 05/22/2019

Semenya hopes to inspire South Africa at women's World Cup Double 800 meters Olympic champion Caster Semenya hopes she can be an inspiration to the South Africa team competing at the women’s World Cup after paying a visit to their camp in Paris on Wednesday....
01:12, 06/13/2019

South Africa's Steinhoff postpones shareholder hearing over petition South African retailer Steinhoff International Holdings N.V. said on Wednesday it had postponed a hearing with shareholders who are petitioning looking for an inquiry into the company before a Dutch c...
19:36, 05/22/2019

South Africa's Zuma tells corruption inquiry there is conspiracy against him Former South African president Jacob Zuma told a corruption inquiry on Monday that there was a conspiracy against him and that his enemies had subjected him to a "character assassination" because they...
14:12, 07/15/2019

Ramaphosa says South Africa must stop attacks on foreigners, nearly 300 arrested South African President Cyril Ramaphosa told officials and business leaders on Wednesday that he was committed to quelling attacks on foreigners that have threatened to cast a cloud over an economic f...
16:48, 09/04/2019

Mewis scores two as US start World Cup warm-ups with win over South Africa Samantha Mewis scores twice in USWNT’s 3-0 win Carli Lloyd’s late goal takes her to fourth on all-time listSamantha Mewis scored goals in both halves and the US women’s national team began their World...
02:00, 05/13/2019

South Africa’s ruling ANC cruising to lead in national vote JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The ruling African National Congress is coasting to a comfortable lead in South Africa’s presidential and parliamentary elections with 76% of the vote counted, but the ongoin...
09:36, 05/10/2019

South Africa Riots Kill Five and Spur Cries of Xenophobia The violence in Johannesburg appeared to target shops owned by foreigners. It follows a spate of similar riots in South Africa that galvanized resentment toward outsiders....
23:24, 09/03/2019

Beethovenfest and Campus Concert 2019: South Africa in focus Deutsche Welle's and the Beethovenfest's Campus Project attracts young artists from all over the world to Bonn. This year features an exchange between South Africa and Germany — both cultures should g...
20:12, 09/10/2019

Xenophobia in South Africa sparks riots in Nigeria and Zambia Violence and looting have taken place in Nigeria and Zambia against South African-owned businesses, after a continuing series of xenophobic attacks and riots in Johannesburg....
12:48, 09/05/2019

Looting, violence spread in South Africa’s major cities Looting and violence spread across several neighborhoods in South Africa’s major cities of Pretoria and Johannesburg after a spate of overnight attacks that appeared to target foreign-owned shops...
18:36, 09/02/2019

BMW says it no longer builds engines for South Africa in the UK due to Brexit uncertainty German carmaker BMW no longer builds engines in Britain destined for South Africa, due to uncertainty around Brexit, the firm's production chief Oliver Zipse said on Tuesday....
15:24, 07/09/2019

South Africa starts voting amid corruption, unemployment JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africans have started voting in presidential and parliamentary elections amid issues of corruption and unemployment. Wednesday’s vote comes 25 years after the end of ap...
11:00, 05/08/2019

South African Riots Over ‘Xenophobia’ Prompt Backlash Across Africa After rioters in Johannesburg targeted immigrants from other African countries, South Africa has been hit with boycotts and cancellations of soccer games and concerts....
02:48, 09/06/2019

‘State capture’: the corruption investigation that has shaken South Africa Gavin Watson was a hero of the struggle against apartheid. But this once-powerful businessman is now caught up in a sweeping inquiry that goes to the heart of how a nation is run. By Mark GevisserOn 1...
13:36, 07/11/2019

South Africa tries to contain 'Afrophobia' fallout as riots upstage summit South Africa promised on Thursday to tackle the prejudice fuelling a wave of deadly riots and xenophobic attacks, as international anger over the violence overshadowed a pan-African economic conferenc...
06:24, 09/06/2019

Dale Steyn out of South Africa’s World Cup opener against England • Shoulder injury rules fast bowler out of Oval match• England’s Adil Rashid ‘verging on fully fit’England have dodged a meeting with Dale Steyn in the World Cup opener at the Oval on Thursday after t...
23:12, 05/28/2019

Toddler killed by leopard in South Africa's Kruger park Big cat that attacked two-year-old was hunted down and shot dead to avoid risk of a repeat A leopard has killed a two-year-old boy inside a fenced-off staff compound at South Africa’s Kruger national ...
19:24, 06/06/2019

China beat South Africa to send Germany and France through China striker Li Ying scored the only goal in a crucial 1-0 victory over South Africa in a women’s World Cup Group B clash at the Parc des Princes on Thursday, a result that ensured Germany and France...
01:48, 06/14/2019

South Africa's deputy mines minister dies in car accident South Africa's Deputy Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Bavelile Hlongwa has died in a car accident, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Saturday....
11:12, 09/14/2019

WC 2019, England vs South Africa : When And Where To Watch Live Telecast England and South Africa both have never won the ODI World Cup and would want to etch their names in the history by lifting the trophy for the first time....
21:12, 05/29/2019

Lawyers for South Africa's Zuma tell court he is being treated unfairly Jacob Zuma's lawyers argued on Monday that the former South African president had been treated unfairly by prosecutors in his bid to have revived corruption charges set aside because he is unpopular i...
14:24, 05/20/2019

Pakistan v South Africa: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Over-by-over updates from Lord’s, 10.30am BST startBrathwaite blast in vain as New Zealand foil WindiesGet in touch! Email Adam or tweet @collinsadam 12.08pm BST What a snaffle! In his follow through,...
13:12, 06/23/2019

The President of South Africa on Finding That ‘Mandela Magic’ to Fix the Country On April 15, TIME met with President Cyril Ramaphosa at his official residence, three weeks before the May 8 election. A longtime antiapartheid activist and high-ranking official of the ANC, the 66-ye...
14:24, 05/02/2019

South Africa's Omnia flags full-year loss South African chemicals and fertiliser maker Omnia Holdings said on Friday it expected to report a full-year loss as drought, a volatile currency, changes in the mining industry and difficult global t...
09:12, 06/14/2019

Archie Goes to South Africa? Baby Sussex’s First Trip May Already Be in the Works He’s not even a month old yet, but Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor’s first intercontinental trip is reportedly already in the planning stages, according to multiple royal reporters....
21:24, 05/29/2019

World Cup 2019, Australia vs South Africa: When And Where To Watch Live South Africa, semi-finalists of the 2015 World Cup, have not been able to live up to expectations and are currently eighth on the points table, only above the West Indies and Afghanistan....
16:48, 07/05/2019

South Africa's rand falls as ANC squabbles over central bank South Africa’s rand fell early on Thursday to its lowest this year as a dispute within in the ruling African National Congress over the central bank weakened demand....
13:12, 06/06/2019

Horrors of lion farming and captivity in South Africa revealed Conservative peer Lord Ashcroft has made an emotional call to the government to follow the lead of the US and the Netherlands and ban the import of "barbaric" captive lion trophies....
18:24, 04/28/2019

FROM THE FIELD: ‘Eco-warriors’ fight climate change in South Africa Schools in South Africa have been designating students as “eco-warriors” as part of an initiative supported by the UN Development Programme (UNDP), to drive environmental and climate change awareness ...
00:48, 08/13/2019

Fourteen lions escape from Kruger park in South Africa Police warn local residents after pride escapes from world-famous reserveAuthorities in South Africa have warned residents living close to the Kruger park after 14 lions escaped from the world-famous ...
18:00, 06/07/2019

Thousands protest in South Africa over rising violence against women President promises to do more after the most deadly month for violent crimes against women country has ever seenThousands of South African women took to the streets on Thursday to protest at the gover...
18:48, 09/05/2019

From refugee to Rouen, Fulutudilu ready to shine for South Africa Ode Fulutudilu's early life was one of upheaval as her family fled Zaire and then Angola, but her selection for South Africa at the 2019 women's World Cup shows she has not let those tough beginnings ...
18:00, 06/07/2019

Australia v South Africa: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Updates from the match at Old TraffordAny thoughts? Email or tweet @GeoffLemonSportIndia take on Sri Lanka at Headingley – live! 12.53pm BST “Should be a great match,” writes El Rey. To those who don’...
14:02, 07/06/2019

| South Africa court releases impounded Air Tanzania plane A South African court has ordered the release of an Air Tanzania jet after it was impounded over a farmer's $33-million compensation claim, Tanzania's government says....
20:48, 09/05/2019

South Africa goes to polls as ANC hopes to reverse slide in support Many South Africans have been alienated by corruption scandals and flagging economySouth Africans go to the polls – in picturesMillions of people have started voting in a landmark general election in ...
16:24, 05/08/2019

South Africa: 14 lions on the loose near Kruger National Park The lions were seen near a mining community close to the town of Phalaborwa outside the wildlife park. People have been warned to stay alert as rangers try to capture and resettle them....
16:24, 06/07/2019

Egypt's Salah fit to face South Africa - team official "Egypt forward Mohamed Salah, who missed training with a cold on Thursday, will be fit to face South Africa in their Africa Cup of Nations round of 16 match on Saturday, a team spokesman said."...
17:12, 07/05/2019

AB de Villiers: South Africa have 'no regret' over not recalling ex-captain for World Cup South Africa have "no regret" over the decision not to recall AB de Villiers for the World Cup after it emerged the former captain offered to come out of retirement....
10:36, 06/07/2019

The Guardian view on South Africa’s elections: Ramaphosa needs a mandate | Editorial The president inherited a country on the ropes. The stakes are highIt is 25 years since Nelson Mandela cast his vote for the first time, in the elections crowning South Africa’s journey from apartheid...
03:12, 05/06/2019

Arnold Schwarzenegger Is Dropkicked in the Back by an "Idiot" at South Africa Event Arnold Schwarzenegger was attacked by a man he later called an "idiot" while on a trip to South Africa on Saturday, but he didn't even know it until he went online. A viral......
23:48, 05/18/2019

Women's World Cup: Germany hammer South Africa to secure top spot Having already booked their place in the Round of 16, Germany were out to clinch top spot in Group B. They did so in formidable fashion against a South Africa side that struggled to keep up....
01:00, 06/18/2019

This gripping memoir tells the story of a girl — and South Africa — coming of age Along with her personal stories of belonging, love and family, Msimang teaches readers about race and racism, how one’s political ideology shifts, and contemporary South African political history....
15:00, 06/14/2019

Cyril Ramaphosa's Party Wins South Africa Elections With Majority South African President Cyril Ramaphosa's ruling ANC won re-election on Friday with an absolute majority in parliament, results showed, but with diminished support, complicating economic revival and.....
00:00, 05/11/2019

Lions will suffer in South Africa unless Premiership final moved – Gatland • Final is due on 26 June 2021, one week before Lions’ first match• ‘There’s no doubt there will be some disadvantage,’ says GatlandEngland stars will be at risk of missing out on a place in the 2021 ...
07:24, 06/16/2019

South Africa chasing 126 to beat Afghanistan: Cricket World Cup – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the game in CardiffSri Lanka v Australia – live! Follow the OBO report nowEngland win, rain delays and autocorrect – The Spin podcastAnd feel free to email Tanya 7.28pm ...
20:48, 06/15/2019

South Africa's AMCU union disappointed by Lonmin wage offer South Africa's Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) is disappointed by a wage offer for workers at Lonmin, which was acquired by Sibanye-Stillwater this year....
12:25, 08/13/2019

South Africa's ruling ANC vows to act on corruption; EFF promises radical reforms South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) will kick-start the economy and deal with corruption, it vowed on Sunday, three days before elections at which its overwhelming majority faces its...
17:24, 05/05/2019

Schwarzenegger struck by flying kick at South Africa sports event A man struck Arnold Schwarzenegger with a flying kick at a sports event in South Africa on Saturday, though the actor and former California governor later reassured fans that they needn't worry about ...
23:12, 05/18/2019

South Africa vs Bangladesh: Match Date, Time, Venue, Stadium South Africa stay at the Kennington Oval, where they were drubbed by 104 runs by hosts England, as they prepare to meet Bangladesh in their second World Cup 2019 match....
14:24, 06/01/2019

South Africa Look To Pick Brains Of IPL Regulars Ahead Of India T20Is Vice-captain Rassie van der Dussen said South Africa will bank on IPL regulars Quinton de Kock and David Miller to lead by example in the tough series in India....
13:00, 09/12/2019

Soccer: South Africa captain Van Wyk backs VAR, but says gray areas remain South Africa captain Janine van Wyk has backed the use of Video Assistant Referee (VAR) in football, but believes it is only "fair to an extent" and is still bound by the interpretation of match offic...
12:24, 06/10/2019

"Why Didn't He Walk": Ex-South Africa Star Questions Williamson's Ethics Former South Africa spinner Paul Adams spoiled New Zealand's party with a question over captain Kane Williamson's ethics after he escaped a dismissal despite edging the ball....
12:36, 06/20/2019

Nigeria Plans to Airlift Its Citizens Out of South Africa After Xenophobic Riots The announcement is the latest effort to respond to anti-immigrant violence in South Africa that has consumed leaders and citizens of the continent’s two largest economies....
13:24, 09/10/2019

South Africa gets go-ahead to increase black rhino trophy hunting Conservation groups split on impact of move agreed at international wildlife summitSouth Africa has won permission to almost double the number of black rhinos that can be killed as trophies after argu...
22:00, 08/19/2019

Jennifer Hermoso strikes twice from spot as Spain beat South Africa Jennifer Hermoso struck two second-half penalties and the substitute Lucía García added a last-minute goal as Spain came from behind to beat South Africa.Hermoso tucked away spot-kicks in the 70th and...
22:24, 06/08/2019

Indian-Origin Pioneer Of Islamic Movement In South Africa Dies At 81 Shawkat Ali Thokan, an Indian-origin man considered the pioneer of the Islamic movement in South Africa, died on Wednesday following a lengthy illness. He was 81....
04:24, 06/21/2019

Gangly goal machine Veldwijk likely to lead South Africa attack "South Africa are likely to turn to gangly Dutch-born striker Lars Veldwijk as a surprise choice to lead their attack when they take on the Ivory Coast in their Africa Cup of Nations opener in Cairo o...
14:00, 06/22/2019

In South Africa Elections, A.N.C. Can’t Count on Black Middle-Class Voters President Cyril Ramaphosa is pushing to win back the support of black middle-class voters in Wednesday’s election, but many are outraged over the endemic corruption in the African National Congress....
16:12, 05/07/2019

Pakistan Condemn Woeful South Africa To World Cup 2019 Exit South Africa's fifth defeat in seven World Cup matches confirmed their embarrassingly early exit, with matches against Sri Lanka and Australia still to play....
21:12, 06/23/2019

Lion tears off 4-year-old girl’s scalp at South Africa big cat farm A lion ripped off a 4-year-old girl’s scalp in South Africa when the tot and her father got a little too close to a fence closing off the big cats from the public, according to a new report. Dina Mari...
16:00, 05/16/2019

South Africa's opposition party calls for release of report on Ramaphosa South Africa's main opposition party called on Monday for the graft watchdog to release a report into allegations President Cyril Ramaphosa misled parliament over a donation to his 2017 election campa...
15:00, 06/10/2019

With South Africa at a Crossroads, President Seeks Middle Path in Vote President Cyril Ramaphosa has positioned himself as a voice of moderation in the battle for South Africa’s future, as he seeks a full term in Wednesday’s election....
23:36, 05/06/2019

South Africa pledges fiscal discipline in sweeping health reform A proposed switch to universal health coverage in South Africa will be managed in a fiscally responsible way, a senior presidential aide told Reuters, forecasting the landmark reform would cost the st...
14:12, 08/23/2019

South Africa to take responsible approach to health reform: presidential aide South Africa will take a fiscally responsible approach to introducing universal health coverage, raising annual spending on a new National Health Insurance (NHI) program gradually to 33 billion rand (...
12:12, 08/23/2019

South Africa puts initial universal healthcare cost at $17 billion South Africa published its draft National Health Insurance (NHI) bill on Thursday, with one senior official estimating universal healthcare for millions of poorer citizens would cost about 256 billion...
16:00, 08/08/2019

South Africa plans to appeal Caster Semenya testosterone ruling South Africa's government has said it wants an appeal to be lodged against rules that force some female athletes to reduce testosterone levels. Olympic champion Caster Semenya had challenged the new r...
16:00, 05/13/2019

Warren Gatland to take charge of Lions for 2021 South Africa tour Gatland understood to have agreed to take role for third timeIt would end chance of succeeding Eddie Jones after World CupWarren Gatland has agreed to become head coach of the British and Irish Lions ...
12:24, 05/10/2019

South Africa's woes continue with Dale Steyn ruled out of World Cup Bowler has failed to recover from a shoulder injuryProteas face India on Wednesday after losing first two matchesDale Steyn has been ruled out of South Africa’s World Cup campaign, in a sizeable blow ...
15:00, 06/04/2019

World Cup 2019: South Africa vs West Indies Match Rained Off The World Cup match between South Africa and the West Indies was abandoned after persistent heavy rain in Southampton, with both sides earning a point each....
01:36, 06/11/2019

South Africa on the brink of World Cup exit after West Indies wash-out South Africa's already slim Cricket World Cup hopes were left hanging by a thread after their clash with the West Indies at the Ageas Bowl was washed out....
23:36, 06/10/2019

India vs South Africa: Match Date, Time, Venue, Stadium The Rose Bowl will be abuzz as India begin their World Cup 2019 against South Africa in the introduction of the most anticipated team in the cricketing world....
17:24, 06/04/2019

South Africa’s ruling ANC holds lead as vote count advances South Africa’s ruling African National Congress had a comfortable lead Thursday with nearly half of national election votes counted but much lower support than it received during the last parliamentar...
17:12, 05/09/2019

South Africa to vote amid graft scandals, high unemployment A quarter-century after the end of apartheid, South Africans go to the polls Wednesday for the sixth national elections since the demise of the harsh system of racial discrimination, although the coun...
23:48, 05/07/2019

What the Xenophobic Violence Gripping South Africa Means for Future of Country Violent riots broke out in South Africa’s largest city and commercial capital, Johannesburg, with mobs targeting foreign-owned shops and stores. Many South African workers resent the influx of f...
14:12, 09/07/2019

South Africa's Former President Offers Fiery Defense in Corruption Probe Former South African President Jacob Zuma forcefully defended himself at a corruption inquiry, denouncing more than two decades of allegations against him as a smear....
18:36, 07/15/2019

South Africa, Nigeria clash amid attacks on foreign business South Africa said Thursday it's closed its embassy in Nigeria, and the government in Abuja answered by saying it would evacuate diplomats from South Africa, a diplomatic row fueled by a series of viol...
01:36, 09/06/2019

Caster Semenya ruling 'tramples on dignity' of athletes, South Africa says Olympian receives strong backing from South African government and fellow athletesSouth Africans have expressed widespread support for the double Olympic champion Caster Semenya, who will run her last...
14:12, 05/03/2019

Bloodhound land speed record project to test in South Africa High-speed testing will get under way this autumn ahead of a record attempt and 1000mph target Bloodhound, the British land speed record project dramatically rescued from receivership early this year...
05:12, 07/10/2019

South Africa targeted in $135,000-a-day Bitcoin ‘Ponzi scheme,’ thousands duped Thousands of people in South Africa may have been duped in what’s thought to be a Bitcoin Ponzi scheme.  According to a local report, residents in Ladysmith, a city 365 kilometres south of Johannesbur...
13:48, 07/04/2019

Sri Lanka vs South Africa: Swarm of bees causes a buzz on Durham pitch There was a bizarre moment in Sri Lanka's Cricket World Cup contest against South Africa on Friday as the players and umpires took special measures to avoid a troublesome swarm of bees....
22:48, 06/28/2019

Clear Skies In Mohali Ahead Of 2nd India vs South Africa T20I The Mohali match is being looked forward to after the first India-South Africa T20I at Dharamsala was rained out without even the toss being completed....
20:12, 09/18/2019

Outrage as US journalist describes South Africa's president as 'unidentified leader' A White House journalist who described the president of South Africa as an "unidentified leader" has received a backlash from South African social media users and press....
14:12, 08/30/2019

South Africa's Aspen sells Australian prescription portfolio to Mylan Aspen Pharmacare said on Monday that Mylan NV had exercised an option to buy Aspen's portfolio of prescription and over-the-counter products in Australia for 188 million Australian dollars ($130 milli...
12:12, 05/20/2019

| Nigeria pledges to 'work as brothers' with South Africa over recent violence Nigeria pledged to "work as brothers" with Pretoria on Thursday, after recent anti-migrant violence in South Africa sparked diplomatic tensions between the continent's two leading nations....
04:48, 09/06/2019

South Africa: Inside the football-mad township 'too dangerous' for scouts to visit In one of South Africa's biggest townships, football is an obsession. But its crime rate means talented players go unseen by scouts, who deem it too dangerous to visit....
21:12, 07/17/2019

South Africa tries to contain 'Afrophobia' fallout as riots upstage showpiece summit South Africa's government said on Thursday that prejudice was a factor in deadly rioting that has targeted foreign businesses, as those attacks and reprisals overshadowed a pan-African economic confer...
17:36, 09/05/2019

South Africa: Zuma agrees to cooperate with inquiry after threatening to withdraw Jacob Zuma's lawyers have agreed that he will respond in writing to an inquiry commission’s questions into the 'state capture' corruption scandal. Zuma had initially threatened to withdraw from the pr...
20:48, 07/19/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa says finding he misled parliament 'deficient' in fact and in law South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Friday the anti-corruption watchdog's finding that he deliberately misled parliament about donations to his party election campaign was "unfortunate" a...
17:24, 07/19/2019

Great white sharks have disappeared from South Africa, baffling experts Great white sharks have disappeared from Cape Town, South Africa, with nary a single shark having been spotted over the past 18 months and experts are baffled....
18:12, 08/29/2019

Johnny Clegg, anti-apartheid musician in South Africa, dies South African musician Johnny Clegg, who performed in defiance of apartheid and celebrated the country’s change to democracy under Nelson Mandela, has died...
06:00, 07/17/2019

Poison meant for city rats is killing wildlife in South Africa Rat poison intended to kill rats in Cape Town, South Africa, is seeping into the surrounding environment and harming local wildlife, including caracals, mongooses, otters and owls....
19:36, 05/20/2019

South Africa tries to contain "Afrophobia" fallout as riots upstage showpiece summit South Africa's government said on Thursday that prejudice was a factor in deadly rioting that has targeted foreign businesses, as those attacks and reprisals overshadowed a pan-African economic confer...
17:12, 09/05/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa retains Mboweni, Gordhan in new, leaner cabinet South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday retained Tito Mboweni as finance minister in a new, leaner cabinet, following on from a pre-election pledge to reform and revive an ailing economy...
04:36, 05/30/2019

Author Ruth Weiss: 'South Africa's revolution of change has not yet ended' After fleeing Nazi Germany, the 94-year-old journalist and author grew up in South Africa and dedicated her life to combating racism. Weiss tells DW about her upbringing and her thoughts on democracy ...
15:12, 05/01/2019

South Africa's Beast puts body and soul on line for World Cup South Africa prop Tendai Mtawarira is ready to give his "mind, body and soul" to the Springboks and has backed coach Rassie Erasmus to lead the team to World Cup glory in Japan....
16:24, 07/16/2019

England v South Africa: Cricket World Cup 2019 opener – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the opening game at the OvalListen and subscribe to our new podcast … The SpinAnd feel free to email Adam or tweet @collinsadam 12.21pm BST 25th over: England 131-3 (Mor...
13:36, 05/30/2019

Argh, me back: Arnold Schwarzenegger OK after South Africa flying kick Film star struck at Arnold Classic Africa bodybuilding eventFormer California governor reassures fans after incidentArnold Schwarzenegger was struck by a flying kick at a sports event in South Africa ...
02:00, 05/19/2019

Prince Harry 'can't wait' to introduce Meghan and Archie to South Africa Prince Harry "can't wait" to introduce his wife Meghan and son Archie to South Africa, he said on Instagram Sunday as he announced details of their upcoming trip to the continent....
09:00, 09/02/2019

Promising jobs and justice, Ramaphosa sworn in as South Africa's president Trade unionist-turned-businessman Cyril Ramaphosa was sworn in as South Africa's president on Saturday, vowing to create jobs and tackle deep-rooted corruption that has strangled economic growth....
21:00, 05/25/2019

South Africa's Gordhan wins reprieve from public protector's orders South African minister Pravin Gordhan won a bid to avoid imminent disciplinary action on Monday after a court suspended orders from the public protector, in a relief for ally President Cyril Ramaphosa...
15:24, 07/29/2019

World Cup countdown starts for South Africa, Australia at Ellis Park South Africa and Australia ramp up their World Cup preparations when they clash in their opening game of the shortened Rugby Championship season at Ellis Park on Saturday, for which both sides have ma...
17:36, 07/18/2019

South Africa’s Zuma threatens ANC enemies after graft inquiry adjourns Former South African president Jacob Zuma threatened enemies in his ruling African National Congress (ANC) party on Friday, after securing a concession on how he is questioned at a corruption inquiry....
17:24, 07/19/2019

South Africa stick to winning formula for World Cup opener against All Blacks Springboks unchanged from last outing against JapanRassie Erasmus expects tight encounter in YokohamaSouth Africa’s head coach Rassie Erasmus has picked his strongest, most settled team to tackle New ...
15:01, 09/18/2019

Saudi state defense firm pens deal with South Africa's Paramount Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) and South Africa's Paramount Group have signed a collaboration agreement as part of the Gulf kingdom's efforts to develop its own domestic defense industry, th...
20:12, 07/03/2019

South Africa: Ramaphosa denies graft allegations linked with campaign funding South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has pledged to battle a report accusing him of misleading lawmakers on campaign funding. A state watchdog body has linked Ramaphosa's campaign to money launderi...
07:24, 07/22/2019

New Zealand chasing 242 to beat South Africa: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup: talking points at the halfway stageCounty cricket – live! Latest news from around the groundsAnd you can email Tom here or tweet him here 4.43pm BST 9th over (of 49): New Zealand 41...
18:00, 06/19/2019

Zuma tells South Africa corruption inquiry he is victim of foreign plot Former president is appearing before committee investigating allegations that he presided over vast corruption networkSouth Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma has told a judicial inquiry into corrup...
14:48, 07/15/2019

Li Ying’s volley seals vital World Cup victory for China against South Africa • Striker’s first-half goal seals points for Asian side• South Africa bottom of Group B after two matchesChina kept their hopes of qualification from Group B alive with a 1-0 win over South Africa in ...
01:36, 06/14/2019

South Africa resumes beef exports to China after foot and mouth outbreak South Africa has resumed beef exports to China after an outbreak of the highly contagious foot and mouth disease (FMD) in January halted trade, officials said on Tuesday....
23:24, 07/30/2019

Kane Williamson announces himself at Cricket World Cup with masterful performance against South Africa Because Joe Root is the star of the home side, because Virat Kohli is Virat Kohli, and because Steve Smith did the sandpaper thing, the cry in the press conference thing, and the 12-month ban thing, K...
13:12, 06/20/2019

South Africa’s Stuart Baxter: ‘We can’t give the country hope’ | Nick Ames British manager has taken Bafana Bafana to the last eight of the Africa Cup of Nations despite chaotic preparation and underfundingThere are times when Stuart Baxter surveys the agonies surrounding So...
11:48, 07/10/2019

South Africa’s Middle Class Sours on Mandela’s Party, Tainted by Corruption President Cyril Ramaphosa is pushing to win back the support of black middle-class voters in Wednesday’s election, but many are outraged over the endemic corruption in the African National Congress....
21:12, 05/22/2019

South Africa to deploy army to quell violent crime in Cape Town South Africa will shortly deploy a battalion of soldiers to help police quell a surge in violence in gang-infested parts of Cape Town, a step normally only taken over the Christmas and New Year period...
15:36, 07/12/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa wins court case against anti-graft watchdog South African President Cyril Ramaphosa won a court case against the anti-corruption watchdog on Thursday over a matter concerning ally Pravin Gordhan, ahead of a fresh battle over findings against th...
16:00, 08/08/2019

Pakistan vs South Africa live stream: how to watch Cricket World Cup 2019 from anywhere The Proteas are likely to be the first 'big name' nation to be eliminated from Cricket World Cup 2019, with many calling it South Africa's worst ever showing in the tournament. Pakistan...
00:12, 06/24/2019

South Africa v West Indies hit by rain: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from SouthamptonCounty cricket – live! Join Tanya Aldred for the latest newsFeel free to email Rob with your thoughts 3.41pm BST “Seven days is too many,” says Tom Carver. “I...
16:48, 06/10/2019

Wallabies shaken after front-rower Taniela Tupou mugged in South Africa Teammates make ‘Tongan Thor’ back away from getaway car after phone robbery left player with minor cuts Taking on a 135kg Wallabies front-rower nicknamed the “Tongan Thor” on the street might seem lik...
10:48, 07/16/2019

South Africa's Exxaro half-year earnings surge 42%, EBITDA drops South African miner Exxaro Resources said on Thursday its half-year earnings surged 42%, as solid income from its equity investments offset lower EBITDA....
09:00, 08/22/2019

South Africa reveal scope of random drug testing at Rugby World Cup Coach Matt Proudfoot: ‘six to eight players are tested a week’ Proudfoot defends image of SA rugby after failed summer testsSouth Africa’s forwards coach, Matt Proudfoot, has revealed almost every pla...
22:00, 09/17/2019

South Africa’s President Condemns Violent Attacks on Foreign-Owned Businesses (JOHANNESBURG) — South Africa’s president condemned days of widespread looting and arson attacks on foreign-owned businesses across Johannesburg and the capital Pretoria, calling the viole...
22:00, 09/04/2019

South Africa's ailing Eskom faces emissions violations, could shut plants South Africa's cash-strapped power utility Eskom could be forced to shut some plants if it fails to reduce emissions, its chief operating officer warned on Wednesday, raising the specter of further bl...
17:12, 09/04/2019

South Africa's graft watchdog finds Ramaphosa deliberately misled parliament South Africa's anti-corruption watchdog said on Friday that President Cyril Ramaphosa had "deliberately misled" parliament about a 500,000 rand ($35,900) donation he received for his 2017 election cam...
17:24, 07/19/2019

4-year-old’s scalp torn off by lion in South Africa after girl got too close to cub: reports A 4-year-old girl was left in critical condition after a lion reportedly tore off a part of her scalp after she and her father got a little too close to its fenced cage in South Africa....
20:36, 05/16/2019

Defiant at inquiry, South Africa's Zuma denies breaking law with business brothers Former South African President Jacob Zuma told a corruption inquiry on Monday that enemies had plotted to bring him down, and he had never broken the law with the business family at the center of an i...
16:48, 07/15/2019

‘Mandela brought extra pressure’: the story of South Africa’s Afcon triumph Bafana Bafana had a president to please and rugby side to follow as 1996 Cup of Nations hosts, as this book extract tellsFor Clive Barker victory over Cameroon in South Africa’s opening game of the 19...
12:48, 06/24/2019

UPDATE 1-South Africa's Aspen sells Australian prescription portfolio to Mylan Aspen Pharmacare said on Monday that Mylan NV had exercised an option to buy the South African drugmaker's portfolio of prescription and over-the-counter products in Australia for 188 million Australi...
12:12, 05/20/2019

South Africa golfer Ashleigh Buhai leads at Women's British Open South Africa's Ashleigh Buhai opened up a commanding three-shot lead at the Women's British Open with a second round five-under 67 at Woburn Golf Club on Friday....
23:00, 08/02/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa seeks review of 'flawed' graft watchdog report South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday said he will seek an urgent judicial review of what he described as an irretrievably flawed report in which the country's graft watchdog said he misle...
23:00, 07/21/2019

Deadly xenophobic riots in South Africa prompt diplomatic tensions with Nigeria. Here’s why. Nigerian Vice President Yemi Osinbajo also cancelled his participation in the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting on Africa, which is taking place in Cape Town this week....
19:36, 09/05/2019

"Common Insult In South Africa": Elon Musk Explains "Pedo Guy" Tweet Elon Musk on Monday said he did not intend to accuse a British diver of pedophilia by branding him a "pedo guy" on Twitter, as the Tesla Incchief executive sought to dismiss a defamation lawsuit....
02:12, 09/17/2019

It's official: Harry & Meghan are headed to South Africa soon, palace confirms Palace confirms what British official in South Africa had already let slip: Harry and Meghan head there in the fall. Harry will also visit 3 other countries.        ...
20:24, 06/27/2019

Women's World Cup: Germany routs South Africa, France beats Nigeria Germany won Group B after a victory over South Africa, France topped Group A with a win over Nigeria, and Norway, China and Spain secured spots in the last 16....
04:12, 06/18/2019

Harry & Meghan to visit South Africa in fall, British official confirms Buckingham Palace won't say but the British High Commissioner in South Africa confirmed the rumors: Harry and Meghan will visit Africa in the fall.        ...
01:48, 06/27/2019

South Africa's graft watchdog tells Ramaphosa to discipline minister Gordhan South Africa's anti-corruption watchdog said on Friday that President Cyril Ramaphosa should discipline Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan for establishing an "intelligence unit" while serving...
17:24, 07/05/2019

14 Lions Escape South Africa's Kruger National Park, Alert Issued A pride of 14 lions is on the loose near a mining community bordering South Africa's Kruger National Park, officials said Friday, and warned members of the public to be alert. The lions have been......
14:36, 06/07/2019

Cleaners Find Abandoned Foetus Blocking Plane's Toilet In South Africa Cleaners found an abandoned foetus blocking the toilet of an plane in South Africa today, the domestic FlySafair airline said, prompting the offloading of passengers and a police investigation....
15:00, 06/21/2019

Golf: South Africa's Lombard surges into halfway lead at Irish Open South Africa's Zander Lombard carded a solid three-under-par 67 in the Irish Open second round on Friday to take a one-shot lead over England's Eddie Pepperell....
23:24, 07/05/2019

FIFA Women's World Cup: Germany hammer South Africa to secure top spot Having already booked their place in the Round of 16, Germany were out to clinch top spot in Group B. They did so in formidable fashion against a South Africa side that struggled to keep up....
10:24, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 1-South Africa's rand set for weekly looses on central bank row, stocks up South Africa's rand firmed in afternoon trade on Friday thanks to a weakening U.S. dollar, but the local currency was on track to end the week on a weaker footing after a row over the central bank's m...
18:36, 06/07/2019

South Africa vs India: Proteas will bounce back, insists Andile Phehlukwayo India will bid to become the third team this tournament to open their World Cup with a win over South Africa when the two teams meet at Southampton on Wednesday....
15:24, 06/04/2019

Stokes and Archer star as England beat South Africa in Cricket World Cup • England 311-8, South Africa 207• Home side open campaign with 104-run win at the OvalPrompted by a potent opening spell from Jofra Archer and some moments of magic in the field, England began their ...
23:48, 05/30/2019

China v Spain, South Africa v Germany: Women's World Cup clockwatch – live! Live updates from the final Group B games, kick-off 5pm (BST)Hope Solo: Endler shows women don’t need smaller goalsFeel free to email Niall or tweet @niallmcveigh 6.07pm BST Ramalepe is lucky not to c...
19:24, 06/17/2019

South Africa chasing 204 to beat Sri Lanka: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from Chester-le-StreetBairstow blasts critics ‘waiting for England to fail’And you can drop Simon an email or tweet @Simon_Burnton 4.46pm BST 27th over: South Africa 136-1 (A...
18:00, 06/28/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa dealt twin blows in anti-graft fight South African President Cyril Ramaphosa suffered two major setbacks on Friday, when he was accused of misleading parliament and his predecessor Jacob Zuma won significant concessions from a corruption...
20:12, 07/19/2019

South Africa coach Stuart Baxter hints at tactical tweaks against Nigeria "South Africa coach Stuart Baxter will keep Nigeria guessing over the approach he will adopt in their Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final on Wednesday."...
18:12, 07/09/2019

ANC corruption is a major cause of South Africa’s failure – and the polls will show it | William Gumede The post-apartheid consensus has collapsed. The ANC must renew itself, or become a spent forceWhen South Africans go to the polls today, it could be the last time the governing ANC wins an overall maj...
08:48, 05/08/2019

Nigeria Plans to Airlift Its Citizens Out of South Africa After Anti-Immigrant Riots The announcement is the latest effort to respond to xenophobic violence in South Africa that has consumed leaders and citizens of the continent’s two largest economies....
04:48, 09/10/2019

South Africa’s Deputy President, Accused of Corruption, Faces Uncertain Future David Mabuza postponed his swearing-in to the National Assembly to address allegations of graft, leaving it unclear whether he could continue in his post....
17:00, 05/22/2019

South Africa confirms plans to block extradition of ex-Mozambique finance minister South Africa's new justice minister confirmed on Saturday he would he ask the courts to reverse his predecessor's decision to have former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang extradited to his hom...
16:24, 07/13/2019

Netball World Cup 2019 first semi-final: Australia 55-53 South Africa – as it happened Australia win by two points to face either NZ or England in finalRead Erin Delahunty’s match report 1.01pm BST It was far from convincing, but the Diamonds are a team who knows how to win. What a diff...
15:48, 07/20/2019

Australia's conservative coalition scores stunning political victory in general election, defies polls forecasting loss Australia’s ruling conservative coalition defied polls and scored a stunning political victory in the country’s general election on Saturday, with the main opposition party officially conceding the de...
17:00, 05/18/2019

Brexit: Boris Johnson calls for a general election after MPs pass bill aimed to prevent no deal – live news PM says bill essentially ends negotiations with EU and ‘hands control to our partners’Did your MP vote for the bill to stop a no-deal Brexit?Johnson urged to apologise for ‘racist’ letterboxes article...
22:00, 09/04/2019

Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten concedes defeat to Prime Minister Scott Morrison in general election CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten concedes defeat to Prime Minister Scott Morrison in general election....
16:00, 05/18/2019

Weekend racing: Enable vs. Magical, Too Darn Hot in France, Durban July in South Africa Two-time Arc winner Enable returns to action Saturday in England, facing the filly she defeated in the Breeders' Cup last fall; Too Darn Hot looks for a win in France and Saturday's Durban July is the...
23:24, 07/05/2019

South Africa expands trophy-hunting permits for black rhinos, saying it’s good for the animals The new policy would allow trophy hunters to kill nine adult males, for now. Though confounding on the surface, South Africa’s logic is based on precedent....
12:12, 08/21/2019

Chester Williams, South Africa’s 1995 Rugby World Cup hero, dies aged 49 • Former wing suffered reported heart attack• Williams was part of Springbok team which beat New Zealand in finalFormer South Africa wing and 1995 Rugby World Cup hero Chester Williams has passed away...
20:24, 09/06/2019