Soweto

Lionel Messi forces Orlando Pirates to break with tradition

Lionel Messi forces Orlando Pirates to break with tradition

Popular South African football club Orlando Pirates will this weekend acknowledge the pulling power of Lionel Messi and break with tradition.

Jun 05, 2015, 11:51 AM IST
Siphiwe Tshabalala stars as Kaizer Chiefs seal South African Premiership title

Siphiwe Tshabalala stars as Kaizer Chiefs seal South African Premiership title

World Cup star Siphiwe Tshabalala created three goals as Kaizer Chiefs trounced Polokwane City 4-1 Wednesday to clinch the 2015 South African Premiership title.

Apr 23, 2015, 11:54 AM IST

South African police vow to halt spread of immigrant attacks

South African police on Thursday vowed to quell a wave of anti-immigrant violence after attacks spread to Johannesburg overnight and fears grew that the country`s economic troubles could spark widespread unrest.

Apr 16, 2015, 13:57 PM IST

Mugabe tells S Africa media: 'I don't want to see a white man'

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe walked away from a group of journalists in South Africa commenting "I don't want to see a white man", television footage showed on Friday.

Apr 10, 2015, 23:46 PM IST

Foreign trader burned in South Africa petrol bomb attack

A foreign shopkeeper was badly burned in a petrol bomb attack in South Africa`s Soweto township, police said on Friday, in the latest outbreak of xenophobic violence which has killed at least six people.

Feb 27, 2015, 16:14 PM IST
South African referee forgets red card

South African referee forgets red card

Referee Shane Chuma stole the show as South African FA Cup holders Orlando Pirates began their defence with a 4-0 victory over third-tier Tornado in Soweto on Wednesday.

Feb 19, 2015, 09:27 AM IST

South Africa riots raise worry about anti-foreign sentiment

South African youths recently swept through an intersection in the heart of Soweto township, breaking into immigrant-owned shops and grabbing whatever they could soda, a loaf of bread, sometimes even the shelves.

Jan 31, 2015, 23:43 PM IST

Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates set for final

A dream South African Top 8 Cup decider is looming after Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates built two-goal semi-finals, first-leg leads this weekend.

Aug 17, 2014, 21:18 PM IST

South Africa recall Serero for Brazil match

South Africa recalled controversial midfielder Thulani Serero Friday for a March 5 Soweto friendly against 2014 World Cup hosts Brazil.

Feb 14, 2014, 21:52 PM IST