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1 hr ago | The Argus
A charity is calling for support as it aims to target the forgotten favelas, or Brazilian slums, at this summer's football World Cup in Brazil.
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5 hrs ago | Iol.co.za
A Tanzanian national accused of threatening one of Jacob Zuma's wives is set to plead guilty to crimen injuria, the Durban Magistrate's court heard on Thursday.
10 hrs ago | Star Phoenix
In North America, rock music has long been part of the mainstream. That's a welcome change for South African musician Jesse Clegg, who is on his first big tour of the U.S. and Canada.
11 hrs ago | Burnley Citizen
BURNLEY'S promotion to the Premier League has been celebrated by a group of Claret-wearing youngsters in South Africa.
14 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun
Marathon talks aimed at ending a crippling three-month strike in South Africa's platinum sector were to resume on Thursday after the world's top producers and union AMCU spent two days haggling over an offer tabled last week by the companies.
South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis has found his oasis in the desert, quite literally! The Kolkata Knight Riders player yesterday tweeted a picture of himself with Cape Town model Kim Rivalland, the new woman in his life, during time off from his IPL-7 duties in Dubai, UAE.
South Africans should think carefully before they cast their ballots on May 7, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu warned on Wednesday.
South African President and ANC leader Jacob Zuma, who has been accused of corruption, sings and dances on the stage at the Ellis Park stadium in Johannesburg as he stands next to Bishop Marcelo Pires attending a Good Friday service with the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God on April 18, 2014.
Three men linked to different rape cases have been waiting at Weskoppies psychiatric hospital for between two and four years for their trials to begin.
In 2010 Ndlovu and Mthokozisi Manganyela were driving in Zululand, northern KwaZulu-Natal, when they saw a roadblock and sped away.
The death toll on South Africa's roads over the Easter weekend dropped from 241 in 2013 to 193 this year, according to preliminary figures announced by transport minister Dipuo Peters on Wednesday.
By Bretta Grabau Bluff Country News Group In America, one does not usually see a sign saying, "Do not feed baboons" except, perhaps, in zoos.
African Union chairwoman Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has reacted strongly to allegations that she has abandoned her official AU responsibilities to focus on ANC business leading up to the May 7 elections.
A spokeswoman for accused killer Oscar Pistorius angrily denied claims by a South African journalist that the double-amputee Olympian took acting lessons before testifying at his murder trial.
Under apartheid inter-racial relationships were banned in South Africa. Journalist Mpho Lakaje, who is married to a white woman, reflects on how the country has changed in the 20 years since the end of white minority rule.
IFP leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi has accused the ANC and the NFP of using government resources to fund their respective election campaigns.
"We did not ban the advert, we rejected the advert; there is a difference," public broadcaster spokesman Kaiser Kganyago said on Tuesday.