Former Mandela aide talks South Africa race relations on Twitter

A white woman who worked as a personal assistant to Nelson Mandela has stirred unease about race relations in South Africa after criticizing the current president for allegedly making anti-white remarks.

Anil Kumble congratulates AB de Villiers for fastest ton
Anil Kumble congratulates AB de Villiers for fastest ton

Former India cricket captain Anil Kumble Sunday congratulated South Africa batsman AB de Villiers for scoring the fastest century in One-Day Internationals (ODI).

Chris Broad reaches 250-ODI landmark
Chris Broad reaches 250-ODI landmark

Chris Broad become only the second member of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC match referees to reach the 250-mark in One-Day Internationals when he took the field to officiate in the second ODI between South Africa and West Indies at the Wanderers in Johannesburg on Sunday.

South Africa call up new boy Rilee Rossouw
South Africa call up new boy Rilee Rossouw

South Africa on Sunday called-up uncapped left-handed batsman Rilee Rossouw to replace injured Quinton de Kock for the second Test against the West Indies.

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.

South Africans keep Mandela`s memory alive with tattoos

Mpumelelo Masinga takes a deep drag from his cigarette, his hand trembling with apprehension. 

South Africa unveils plans for Mandela's first death anniversary

South Africa would commemorate the first death anniversary of global icon Nelson Mandela next week with a range of diverse events, including an inaugural marathon, inter-faith prayer service and a symbolic wreath-laying ceremony.

Sachin Tendulkar's son Arjun to lead Mumbai club in tour of South Africa
Sachin Tendulkar's son Arjun to lead Mumbai club in tour of South Africa

Sachin Tendulkar's Arjun will be leading a Mumbai club Worli CC's U-18 side to South Africa for a pre-season exposure tour that starts on November 2.

Jacob Zuma `outraged` at S Africa football captain`s death
Jacob Zuma `outraged` at S Africa football captain`s death

South African President Jacob Zuma on Monday said he was saddened, shocked and outraged at the shooting death of the national football team`s talismanic captain Senzo Meyiwa.

South Africa soccer captain Senzo Meyiwa killed by intruders
South Africa soccer captain Senzo Meyiwa killed by intruders

South Africa’s soccer captain Senzo Meyiwa was shot dead by intruders in a township near Johannesburg on Sunday in what local media reported as a botched robbery.

Mbulaeni Mulaudzi lost control of vehicle on curve: Authorities
Mbulaeni Mulaudzi lost control of vehicle on curve: Authorities

Mbulaeni Mulaudzi died when his car overturned at a curve on a regional road in Mpumalanga province in the early hours of Friday, South African authorities said on Saturday.

Ex-world 800m champion Mbulaeni Mulaudzi dies in car crash: Jacob Zuma
Ex-world 800m champion Mbulaeni Mulaudzi dies in car crash: Jacob Zuma

Former world 800-metre champion Mbulaeni Mulaudzi died Friday aged 34 in a car crash on his way to a Johannesburg athletics meeting, President Jacob Zuma said in a statement.

Oscar Pistorius spends first night in single jail cell
Oscar Pistorius spends first night in single jail cell

South African prison officials say Oscar Pistorius spent his first night in a single cell in the hospital wing of a prison in the capital, Pretoria.

Dewani's wife planned to divorce him before murder, court told

The wife of British-Indian millionaire Shrien Dewani, accused of orchestrating her murder while they were on honeymoon in Cape Town in 2010, had a strained relationship with her husband and was thinking of divorcing him, a South African court heard on Monday.

World`s oldest test cricketer Norman Gordon dies

The world`s oldest test cricketer Norman Gordon, who was the last survivor of the timeless test, passed away in Johannesburg on Tuesday at the age of 103, local media reported. 

S Africa`s ANC dissociates itself from anti-Indian song

South Africa`s ruling African National Congress (ANC) has dissociated itself from a racist song which calls for local Indians to "go back across the sea or face action."

Building collapse kills 8 in South Africa

Eight South African workers died on Monday when a building under construction collapsed, and more people were feared trapped under the rubble, emergency workers said.

South African prosecutors file final arguments in Oscar Pistorius case

Prosecutors have filed their final arguments before the high court in the case of murder accused Oscar Pistorius.

Woman strips naked to hug Mandela statue in South Africa

A woman stripped naked in Nelson Mandela Square in Johannesburg and caressed a huge statue of the liberation hero as astonished bystanders looked on, local media reported Wednesday.

South Africa`s Kyalami track to be sold

South Africa`s Kyalami racetrack, which hosted Formula One Grand Prix races for nearly two decades, will be sold and could be lost to motorsport, auction organisers said Wednesday.