Mugabe condemns anti-migrant attacks in South Africa

Zimbabwe`s President Robert Mugabe on Saturday denounced anti-foreigner violence that has left at least six people dead in neighbouring South Africa.

Zuma cancels Indonesia trip due to South Africa violence

South African President Jacob Zuma said Saturday he has cancelled a state visit to Indonesia in order to deal with a wave of xenophobic violence against immigrants and other foreigners.

30 detained as xenophobic attacks simmer in South Africa

South African police detained more than 30 people overnight as xenophobic violence simmered around the economic hub Johannesburg, officials said on Saturday.

Anger at inequality drives South Africa xenophobic attacks

High unemployment and a failure to address growing inequality are to blame for a wave of anti-immigrant attacks in South Africa, say analysts.

South Africa seeks diplomatic support to defeat anti-immigrant unrest

South Africa sought diplomatic support from countries across the continent on Friday to defeat the "demon" of anti-immigrant violence in which at least four people have been killed over the past fortnight.

South African police disperse immigrant vigilante group

South African police fired rubber bullets and a stun grenade on Friday to disperse a gang of African immigrants who had armed themselves with machetes in a run-down district of east Johannesburg, a Reuters photographer said.

South African anti-immigrant attacks spread to downtown Johannesburg
South African anti-immigrant attacks spread to downtown Johannesburg

Twelve people were arrested overnight as anti-foreigner attacks in South Africa spread to parts of downtown Johannesburg, police said Friday.

Jacob Zuma appeals for end of attacks on immigrants in South Africa

South African President Jacob Zuma on Thursday appealed for calm and the end of attacks on immigrants after a wave of violence that has left at least six people dead.

South Africa march against spreading immigrant attacks

Thousands of people marched through the South African city of Durban on Thursday to protest against anti-immigrant violence that has left six people dead and spread to the economic capital Johannesburg.

India, South Africa ties to be further reinforced: Pranab

President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday expressed confidence that bilateral cooperation between India and South Africa will be reinforced further in the coming years.

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.

India remain No 2 in ODI rankings
India remain No 2 in ODI rankings

The Indian team has retained its second position in the One-day Internationals rankings list after finishing as semifinalists in the recently-concluded ICC Cricket World Cup.

Mahatma Gandhi's statue defaced in South Africa
Mahatma Gandhi's statue defaced in South Africa

A statue of Mahatma Gandhi here has been defaced by a group of people who threw buckets of white paint on it amid racist taunts.

Anup Jalota ends week-long devotional programme in S Africa
Anup Jalota ends week-long devotional programme in S Africa

 Renowned Indian devotional singer Anup Jalota and his troupe ended a week-long religious discourse programme here at the weekend.

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.

Zimbabwe's Mugabe defends mine ownership plan, lampoons "brutal" West

Zimbabwe`s President Robert Mugabe on Wednesday defended his government`s drive to take majority control of foreign-owned mining companies, saying investors must pay for exploiting Africa`s mineral wealth.

South African girl caught trying to join Islamic State

A 15-year-old South African girl was on Sunday pulled from a flight moments before trying to leave the country to join the Islamic State jihadists, state security said.

It took me a day or two to get over WC disappointment: Quinton de Kock
It took me a day or two to get over WC disappointment: Quinton de Kock

It's difficult for professional players brood over defeats for a lengthy period, says talented South African opener Quinton de Kock, who wants to come out all guns blazing for Delhi Daredevils in the upcoming eighth edition of Indian Premier League.

IPL: I am not finished yet, says Daredevil's Albie Morkel
IPL: I am not finished yet, says Daredevil's Albie Morkel

There is a lingering feeling that Albie Morkel has under-achieved given his vast talent but the South Africa all-rounder says he can't think 'anything bad' about his career.

Former SA seamer Alfonso Thomas appointed Delhi's fast bowling coach
Former SA seamer Alfonso Thomas appointed Delhi's fast bowling coach

Former South Africa seamer Alfonso Thomas will be joining IPL franchise Delhi Daredevils as their fast bowling coach for the upcoming edition of the cash-rich league.