Rhino poaching continues unabated in South Africa
Rhino poaching continues unabated in South Africa

South Africa has lost 393 rhinos this year, despite intensified efforts to protect the endangered animal from poaching, according to official data.

South Africa Opposition set for first black leader Mmusi Maimane

Members of South Africa's opposition Democratic Alliance voted today at a congress expected to elect the party's first black leader in what has been billed as a watershed moment for the mostly white party.

South Africa opposition set for first black leader

 Members of South Africa`s opposition Democratic Alliance voted Sunday at a congress expected to elect the party`s first black leader in what has been billed as a watershed moment for the mostly white party.

South Africa strike season looms after attacks on migrant workers

South Africa`s annual season of labour strikes often turns violent, but a recent wave of deadly xenophobic attacks has heightened fears that this year`s protests could fuel further aggression towards migrant workers.

South Africa lead three-way fight for Sevens title
South Africa lead three-way fight for Sevens title

South Africa are out in front, but far from out of sight, as they continue their pursuit of a first World Sevens Series title in six years when the penultimate leg of this season`s edition takes place in Glasgow this weekend.

Indian-origin man in S Africa charged with murdering wife

An Indian-origin professional cage fighter in South Africa has been charged with brutally murdering his 29-year-old wife by shooting her on the face in the couple's luxurious mansion.

South African Police arrest nearly 200 immigrants in post-attacks raid

 South African police arrested 198 illegal immigrants in a raid in Johannesburg on Thursday, officials said, after a spate of xenophobic attacks that has thrust millions of foreign workers into the spotlight.

One dead, 241 injured in South Africa train collision

At least one person was killed and more than 200 were injured after two commuter trains collided in a suburb of South Africa`s biggest city Johannesburg on Tuesday, train operator Metrorail and emergency services said.

One dead, 90 injured in South Africa train crash: Officials

 A train driver was killed and at least 90 other people injured Tuesday when two crowded commuter trains collided in Johannesburg, South African officials said, adding that emergency teams had cut one woman free from the wreckage.

PM Modi greets people of South Africa on their Freedom Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday extended greetings to the people of South Africa on their Freedom Day and remembered Madiba (Nelson Mandela) who strived to bring a better tomorrow for his people.

African quake rescue experts ready to leave for Nepal

 South African's rescue and relief organisation 'Gift of the Givers' is ready to go to Nepal with specialised equipment to provide assistance after the powerful earthquake that killed more than 2,400 people.

Nigeria recalls diplomats from South Africa over attacks

Nigeria is recalling its top diplomats in South Africa because of "ongoing xenophobia targeting foreigners," said a government statement.

Relationship between India, South Africa deeply rooted in history: President Pranab Mukherjee

Extending his greetings and felicitations to the government and people of South Africa on the eve of the country's freedom day on April 27, President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday said the relationship between both nations is deeply rooted in history, and over the years, has evolved into a strategic partnership.

'Global competencies of India, SA can be of mutual benefit'

 India and South Africa have global competencies in areas like infrastructure, defence, mining and tourism which can be used for mutual benefit, India's envoy said today.

South Africa suspends Parliament to fight xenophobia

 South Africa`s Parliament will be suspended next week to enable lawmakers to return to their constituencies to spread the anti-xenophobia message, in the wake of deadly attacks on African migrants.

Thousands march in South African city against xenophobia

South Africa`s executive capital of Pretoria came to a halt on Friday as thousands of people marched against the xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals.

Discrimination a daily struggle for immigrants in South Africa

Immigrants fleeing a wave of deadly xenophobic violence in South Africa have described how fear drove them to try to hide their nationalities even before the attacks began.

Johannesburg marchers condemn attacks on immigrants

Several thousand demonstrators marched through central Johannesburg on Thursday to protest against a spate of deadly attacks on immigrants, after further raids by the authorities on suspected gang hideouts.

Anti-xenophobia marchers gather in Johannesburg after attacks

Thousands of demonstrators readied to march through central Johannesburg on Thursday to protest against a spate of attacks on immigrants, after further raids by the authorities on suspected gang hideouts.

South African police say murdered nun, 86, may have been raped

Police in South Africa were on Thursday investigating whether an 86-year-old nun of Austrian origin found murdered had also been raped.