South Africa to deploy army over anti-immigrant attacks

 South African soldiers will be deployed to tackle gangs hunting down and killing foreigners, officials said Tuesday, after at least seven people died in a wave of anti-immigrant violence.

South Africa reports seven deaths in anti-immigrant violence

South Africa's president has postponed a key ceremony after the deaths of seven people in recent attacks on immigrants in South Africa, his office said on Monday.

Zulu king denies triggering South Africa attacks

Zulu king Goodwill Zwelithini on Monday denied whipping up xenophobic hatred in South Africa after he was accused of triggering violence that has left at least seven people dead and forced thousands from their homes.

Mugabe condemns anti-migrant attacks in South Africa

Zimbabwe`s President Robert Mugabe on Saturday denounced anti-foreigner violence that has left at least six people dead in neighbouring South Africa.

South Africa seeks diplomatic support to defeat anti-immigrant unrest

South Africa sought diplomatic support from countries across the continent on Friday to defeat the "demon" of anti-immigrant violence in which at least four people have been killed over the past fortnight.

South African anti-immigrant attacks spread to downtown Johannesburg
South African anti-immigrant attacks spread to downtown Johannesburg

Twelve people were arrested overnight as anti-foreigner attacks in South Africa spread to parts of downtown Johannesburg, police said Friday.

South Africa march against spreading immigrant attacks

Thousands of people marched through the South African city of Durban on Thursday to protest against anti-immigrant violence that has left six people dead and spread to the economic capital Johannesburg.

South Africa finds unmarked graves with 100 bodies at sugar farm

South African authorities on Tuesday said they have discovered a suspected mass burial site containing around 100 bodies at a sugarcane farm near the southestern port city of Durban.

Durban to confirm 2022 Commonwealth Games bid
Durban to confirm 2022 Commonwealth Games bid

South African city Durban will Monday move significantly closer to staging the 2022 Commonwealth Games -- considered a possible launchpad for an Olympics bid.

Dale Steyn strike ends Chris Gayle rampage as South Africa beat West Indies
Dale Steyn strike ends Chris Gayle rampage as South Africa beat West Indies

 South Africa beat West Indies by 61 runs in the first of their one-day international series on a rain-affected day in Durban Friday.

Ali Zafar cancels Durban concert post Peshawar massacre
Ali Zafar cancels Durban concert post Peshawar massacre

 Ali Zafar has cancelled his New Year music concert after the harrowing school attack in Peshawar.

Remembering Phillip Hughes record back-to-back hundreds
Remembering Phillip Hughes record back-to-back hundreds

He was all of promise, and substance, but gone too soon. In his short life and even shorter career, Phillip Hughes played cricket in its truest form – the gentleman's way. That's one reason, why his untimely demise has shocked the world.

Indian-origin radiographer elected ISRRT President

A South African Indian-origin radiographer has been elected as the president of the International Society of Radiographers and Radiological Technologists (ISRRT).

About 80 injured as two trains collide in S Africa

Two trains crashed into each other in South Africa`s eastern coastal city of Durban on Tuesday, injuring about 80 people, rescuers said.

Australian rowers aim for world record

A group of Australian rowers will attempt to row 8,500 km across the Indian Ocean and set a world record, a media report said Wednesday.

IPL will keep me in shape for 2015 World Cup: Kallis

Veteran South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis, who retired from the Test format, has set the IPL T20 league as his launch pad for his mission World Cup 2015.

Commonwealth Games - Durban and Edmonton to bid for 2022

The Canadian city of Edmonton and the South African city of Durban have both formally indicated they plan to bid for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, officials said on Monday.

Commonwealth Games - Durban and Edmonton to bid for 2022

The Canadian city of Edmonton and the South African city of Durban have both formally indicated they plan to bid for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, officials said on Monday.

South African wins big-wave surf contest off California coast

A 40-year-old wave rider from South Africa claimed his second Mavericks International surfing championship on Friday, as he led two dozen competitors carving into crests up to five stories tall in the northern California`s famed surf contest.

Burundi eye CHAN last-eight after late show

Burundi on Saturday left it late to shoot to the top of Group D of the 2014 CHAN after they stunned Mauritania 3-2 in Durban.