South Africa`s Zuma to hear if 800 graft charges reinstated

South African state prosecutors will Monday respond to a court ruling that President Jacob Zuma should face almost 800 corruption charges, in a move that could threaten his hold on power.

Noose tightens around Dawood; aide plotting to kill Hindu leaders traced to South Africa, to be arrested

Noose tightens around Dawood; aide plotting to kill Hindu leaders traced to South Africa, to be arrested

Citing official sources, the report said that NIA has already forwarded Zahid Miyan's address to the South African authorities so they could arrest him. 

Neymar can lead Brazil to victory in 2016 Rio Olympics: Ronaldo

Neymar can lead Brazil to victory in 2016 Rio Olympics: Ronaldo

Brazil have been drawn in Group A of Rio 2016 and open their campaign against South Africa in Brasilia on August 4.

CIA spy claimed his tip-off led to Mandela arrest: Report

A tip from a CIA spy to authorities in apartheid-era South Africa led to Nelson Mandela`s 1962 arrest, beginning the leader`s 27 years behind bars, an article in the Sunday Times reported.

West Indies-South Africa-Australia Tri-series in Caribbean to make floodlight history

West Indies-South Africa-Australia Tri-series in Caribbean to make floodlight history

All 10 of the one-day internationals will be day/night affairs, with the first match on June 3.

Two new aircraft fragments ''almost certainly'' from missing MH370 plane

Two new aircraft fragments ''almost certainly'' from missing MH370 plane

The announcement means that a total of five pieces of debris from the Malaysian Airlines` jet have now been discovered in various spots around the Indian Ocean.

Wow! Hollywood heartthrob Brad Pitt has a new wasp species named after him!

Wow! Hollywood heartthrob Brad Pitt has a new wasp species named after him!

The new wasp species, called Conobregma bradpitti, belongs to a large worldwide group of wasps parasitising in moth or butterfly caterpillars.  

33 rescued lions arrive in South Africa in airlift

33 rescued lions arrive in South Africa in airlift

The roars of lions filled the cargo section of Johannesburg's OR Tambo International Airport as 33 lions rescued from South American circuses landed in South Africa on Sunday where they will be released into a bush sanctuary for big cats.

South Africa court says Zuma should face 2009 graft charges

A South African judge on Friday delivered a damning verdict against prosecutors` decision to drop more than 700 corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma, piling further pressure on the embattled leader.

Can't afford double standards on terror: Sushma Swaraj

Terrorism poses the biggest challenge to international security and nations cannot afford to adopt double standards in the fight against it, Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Monday at the 14th Russia-India-China (RIC) foreign ministers meet here.

BRICS moves to establish bank institute, rating agency

BRICS moves to establish bank institute, rating agency

BRICS countries today discussed the efficacy of "establishing" a bank institute and a rating agency of their own following the New Development Bank (NDB) becoming fully operational.

'Tattooed people are generally extremely nice'

'Tattooed people are generally extremely nice'

South African alternate model Brett Rogers dismisses the misconceptions around tattooed people.

Mandela's ex-wife loses court bid to claim his home

Nelson Mandela's former wife Winnie Madikizela-Mandela today lost a court bid to claim ownership of his rural home, in a ruling welcomed by his family after a bitter legal dispute.

Jacob Zuma`s ex-wife touted as possible South African president

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is a long-standing heavyweight in the ruling African National Congress (ANC) party, holding several ministerial positions since the end of white-minority rule in 1994.

Former doubles champion Bob Hewitt expelled from Hall of Fame

Hewitt was inducted in 1992 and was indefinitely suspended from the Newport, Rhode Island-based Hall of Fame in 2012.
 

South African President Zuma survives impeachment vote

South African President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday easily survived an impeachment vote after a stormy session of parliament over a court ruling that he had violated the constitution.

South Africa's Jacob Zuma faces impeachment move in Parliament

South African President Jacob Zuma faces an impeachment attempt in Parliament today after the country's top court ruled that he had violated the constitution over spending on his private residence.

South Africa's Zuma faces impeachment move in parliament

South Africa's Zuma faces impeachment move in parliament

South African President Jacob Zuma faces an impeachment attempt in parliament today after the country's top court ruled that he had violated the constitution over spending on his private residence.

South Africa`s Zuma admits actions `inconsistent` with constitution

South African President Jacob Zuma defended himself Friday after a damning court judgement over public funds used to upgrade his private residence, but admitted his conduct was "inconsistent" with the constitution.

Australia`s Mitchell Starc back for West Windies, South Africa ODI tri-series

Australia`s Mitchell Starc back for West Windies, South Africa ODI tri-series

This comes as a big boost for the bowler, who has been nursing an injury since last November.