Eastern Cape

14 boys dead in S African province after botched circumcisions

Traditional circumcision ceremonies in South Africa`s Eastern Cape province, where the rite-of-passage practice is common, have left 14 boys dead and 141 injured this year, local authorities said S

Jul 05, 2015, 21:48 PM IST
Highest game `hardest Test` for South African icon Makhaya Ntini

Highest game `hardest Test` for South African icon Makhaya Ntini

South African cricket legend Makhaya Ntini learned to play barefoot before being talent spotted and handed a pair of boots, and he knows about bowling on a bumpy pitch.

Sep 22, 2014, 18:16 PM IST

Winnie Mandela blasts family feud reports

Nelson Mandela`s ex-wife Winnie has denied there was a dynastic battle within his extensive family, amid reports of a renewed feud shortly after the peace icon`s death.

Dec 19, 2013, 08:26 AM IST

Mugabe mourns `champion of the oppressed` Mandela

Zimbabwe`s President Robert Mugabe paid tribute to Nelson Mandela on Saturday, describing the South African liberation icon as "a champion of the oppressed".

Dec 07, 2013, 20:00 PM IST

Who owns Nelson Mandela?

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela - the man needs no introduction.

Jun 27, 2013, 16:01 PM IST

South Africa bus crash kills 18, injures 27

Traffic accidents with high death tolls are common in South Africa, and are often blamed on negligent drivers and badly maintained roads.

Jul 21, 2012, 21:11 PM IST

Nelson Mandela in good health: Jacob Zuma

South African President Jacob Zuma paid a visit to Nelson Mandela`s rural home in Qunu village in Eastern Cape province.

Jul 12, 2012, 09:32 AM IST

S Africa to celebrate Mandela`s 94th birthday in style

South Africa will this year celebrate the birthday of Nelson Mandela in great style with a birthday song sung by hundreds of people.

Jun 08, 2012, 11:25 AM IST