Bad light stops Djokovic after epic fightback

Holder and top seed Novak Djokovic suffered an almighty scare against South African giant Kevin Anderson before bad light halted play with the score tied at two sets all in their fourth round match at Wimbledon on Monday.

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 Sunday. 

Faf Du Plessis leads South Africa to 148-4 in first T20
Faf Du Plessis leads South Africa to 148-4 in first T20

Skipper Faf Du Plessis scored the only half century as South Africa laboured to score 148-4 in the first Twenty20 international against Bangladesh in Dhaka on Sunday.

PM hopes visit to Russia, Central Asia will help push ties

Ahead of his eight-day visit to five Central Asian countries and Russia from July 6, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday expressed confidence that it will further enhance ties with these countries as well as other members of BRICS and SCO whose Summits he will attend.

Bangladesh keen to change history against South Africa
Bangladesh keen to change history against South Africa

Bangladesh's only memorable moment against South Africa came in their victory in the 2007 World Cup. Since then, they have no victory against the Proteas.

Bangladesh can only pray for AB de Villiers's dismissal
Bangladesh can only pray for AB de Villiers's dismissal

Bangladesh coach Chandika Hathurusingha has sounded helpless as he shared game plans to stop prolific batsman AB de Villiers.

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Bangladesh to warm up for World T20 against Proteas
Bangladesh to warm up for World T20 against Proteas

Bangladesh cricket coach Chandika Hathurusingha is eyeing the two-match T20 series against South Africa to prepare his side for the World Twenty20 to be held in India in next March-April.

Opposition files charges against South Africa's deputy president

An opposition party has filed criminal charges against South Africa's deputy president and other officials for their alleged involvement in the police shooting deaths of 34 miners during labor unrest.

Milk-based paint existed 49,000 years ago

New research has discovered a milk-and ochre-based paint dating to 49,000 years ago in what is now South Africa that people may have used to adorn themselves with or to decorate stone or wooden slabs.

Murder of Lesotho`s ex-army chief triggers alarm

Southern African countries on Tuesday condemned the murder of Lesotho`s former army chief, saying an "explosive security situation" threatened to derail efforts to bring stability to the mountain kingdom.

Hrithik Roshan takes kids crocodile hunting
Hrithik Roshan takes kids crocodile hunting

Actor Hrithik Roshan has taken out time from his busy schedule for a vacation with his sons Hrehaan and Hredaan in South Africa.

Conservationists to move 7 lions from South Africa to Rwanda

A conservation group plans to move seven lions from South Africa to a national park in Rwanda, where it says the lion population was wiped out 15 years ago.

Mashrafe Mortaza asks Bangladesh supporters not to be greedy
Mashrafe Mortaza asks Bangladesh supporters not to be greedy

Captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza is stunned to see the disappointment and heartbreaks all around at Bangladesh's "failure" to whitewash India in the three-match One-Day International (ODI) series.

South Africa will be tougher than India: Mashrafe Mortaza
South Africa will be tougher than India: Mashrafe Mortaza

No one can blame Bangladesh if they dream of beating South Africa now. They are riding high after the World Cup quarter-finals appearance and sealing the series against Asian giants India and Pakistan.

Bangladesh's Taskin Ahmed out for at least three weeks
Bangladesh's Taskin Ahmed out for at least three weeks

Bangladesh paceman Taskin Ahmed will be out for at least three weeks following a rib injury, a team official said today.

South African probe blames Lonmin, police, unions for ''Marikana massacre'': Zuma

An inquiry into South Africa`s worst police killing since the end of apartheid blamed a mining company, police and unions for the "horrendous tragedy", President Jacob Zuma said on Thursday.

South Africa`s Zuma to release Marikana mine massacre report

President Jacob Zuma was on Thursday due to release the official report into the police killing of 34 South African striking workers at the Marikana mine in 2012, his office said.

S Africa may quit ICC over Bashir case: Presidency
S Africa may quit ICC over Bashir case: Presidency

South Africa announced Thursday that it may withdraw from the International Criminal Court after an outcry over the government`s refusal to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on genocide charges.

New dinosaur species found in South Africa!

 Researchers have discovered a new species of dinosaur that roamed some 200 million years ago around what is now South Africa.