Windies sweating on Kemar Roach injury
Windies sweating on Kemar Roach injury

 West Indies have been left sweating on the fitness of frontline fast bowler Kemar Roach after he pulled up with an ankle injury during the first day of the opening Test against South Africa here.

Jacques Kallis to play in Caribbean Premier League
Jacques Kallis to play in Caribbean Premier League

Outstanding South Africa all-rounder Jacques Kallis will ply his trade in next year’s Caribbean Premier League (CPL), the organisers have confirmed.

Curtly Ambrose cautions against writing off Windies
Curtly Ambrose cautions against writing off Windies

Caribbean bowling consultant Curtly Ambrose has cautioned against writing off the West Indies, who begin a three-match Test series against South Africa here Wednesday.

Steven Smith can replicate the success of Graeme Smith: Jacques Kallis
Steven Smith can replicate the success of Graeme Smith: Jacques Kallis

 South African great Jacques Kallis believes that Australian Test captain Steven Smith can achieve success despite his young age and replicate the example set by former Proteas skipper Graeme Smith.

Hashim Amla looks forward to transition
Hashim Amla looks forward to transition

South African captain Hashim Amla said on Tuesday he believed his team was well equipped to continue winning matches while they go through what he described as a transition period.

Tutu urges pope to rethink decision not to meet Dalai Lama

South Africa's Archbishop Desmond Tutu on Monday appealed to the Pope to reconsider his decision not to meet the Dalai Lama during his visit to Rome.

Hashim Amla seeks winning home captaincy start
Hashim Amla seeks winning home captaincy start

Hashim Amla will be seeking a winning start when he captains South Africa for the first time in a home Test match when a three-match series against the West Indies starts at SuperSport Park on Wednesday.

South African newspaper closes Indian supplement after 3 decades

 Sunday Times, the largest newspaper in South Africa, stopped publication of 'Extra', a supplement targeting the Indian community, citing financial and ideological concerns.

South Africa`s Rolene Strauss crowned Miss World 2014
South Africa`s Rolene Strauss crowned Miss World 2014

South Africa`s Rolene Strauss bagged the Miss World 2014 title here Sunday.

West Indies turn attention to Centurion Test against South Africa
West Indies turn attention to Centurion Test against South Africa

The West Indies will hold their first training session in Centurion Sunday, as they beef up preparations for the first Test against South Africa starting Wednesday.

Shrien Dewani's Bristol home vandalised post return to UK

 Shrien Dewani's family home in Westbury was vandalised a day after the British millionaire businessman's return from South Africa following his acquittal in honeymoon murder trial.

Qaeda group blames Obama for Yemen hostage deaths

Al-Qaeda blamed US President Barack Obama for the deaths of two hostages -- an American photojournalist and a South African teacher -- during a failed rescue attempt over the weekend, in a video message released Thursday.

South Africa prosecutors win bid to appeal Oscar Pistorius conviction
South Africa prosecutors win bid to appeal Oscar Pistorius conviction

South African prosecutors on Wednesday won their bid to appeal the culpable homicide verdict handed down to Olympic and Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and will now seek a murder conviction.

Murdered Anni's family mulls suing Dewani in UK

The family of a Indo-Swedish bride murdered in 2010 while on her honeymoon here said on Tuesday that they are planning to sue her British-Indian millionaire husband Shrien Dewani in the UK as he flew out of South Africa, a day after being acquitted by a court.

Oscar Pistorius appeal hearing underway
Oscar Pistorius appeal hearing underway

South African prosecutors on Tuesday argued Oscar Pistorius`s five-year manslaughter conviction was "shockingly inappropriate," at a start of a hearing that could open the door to an appeal of the Paralympian`s sentence.

Honeymoon murder: Shrien Dewani acquitted, Anni's family says justice system has failed them
Honeymoon murder: Shrien Dewani acquitted, Anni's family says justice system has failed them

Disappointed over the acquittal of shrien Dewani, the family of slain bride Anni Dewani has said that the South African justice system has failed them and not knowing what happened will “haunt us for the rest of our lives."

South African court acquits Shrien Dewani of plotting wife's honeymoon murder
South African court acquits Shrien Dewani of plotting wife's honeymoon murder

 British-Indian millionaire Shrien Dewani, accused of plotting the murder of his Indo-Swedish bride during their honeymoon here in 2010, was acquitted today as a South African court dismissed the case against him, citing lack of evidence.

US `did not know` about imminent Yemen hostage release

The US government was not aware of talks to release a South African hostage in Yemen who was killed during a botched special forces raid, the US ambassador to South Africa claimed Monday.

US defends failed Yemen rescue operation

US officials have said they had no choice but to launch a special forces rescue operation in Yemen that ended with al Qaeda killing an American photojournalist and a South African teacher.

South Africa court to decide Dewani's fate on Monday

The fate of Shrien Dewani, the British-Indian millionaire accused of murdering his Indo-Swedish bride during their honeymoon in 2010, is expected to be decided on Monday by a South African court here.