JOHANNESBURG (AP) — One of Nelson Mandela's closest confidants is still challenging the powers that be, with plenty of guidance from his ancestors, the ancient Greeks.
South Africa says diplomats are linked to an attempt on the life of dissident exiled Rwandan general in Johannesburg.
South African President Jacob Zuma said the government must push for increased black ownership. ||| Johannesburg - South African President Jacob Zuma said the government must push for increased black ownership of the continent’s biggest economy, signaling his policy focus as he prepares for a second term in office. Show More Summary
Brazil defeated South Africa 5-0 in an international soccer friendly held in Johannesburg, South Africa. But the best scene came immediately after the game when a young boy ran onto the field (via The Mirror). Security quickly intercepted the lad and started to escort him off the pitch. Show More Summary
Professional MMA fighter Booto Guylain passed away Wednesday after suffering a severe head injury in a Feb. 27 bout in Johannesburg, South Africa. He was 29. Guylain, a middleweight with an 0-2 record, sustained the injury in a TKO loss...Show More Summary
During Brazil’s 5-0 hammering of South Africa in Johannesburg in an international friendly on Wednesday, more than just a footballing spectacle was on show. Sure, Neymar ’s hat-trick—the Barcelona star has hit 30 goals in just 47 caps—inspired the Selecao to a resounding victory over the hosts. Show More Summary
What’s the cutoff age when pitch invasions turn from cute and acceptable, to wrong and punishable? Whatever that age barrier may be, this young pitch invader from yesterday’s friendly between South Africa and Brazil in Johannesburg still falls on the “cute and acceptable” side of it. At least that’s the impression we got from Neymar and […]
The South African state power utility Eskom imposed rolling blackouts for the first time since 2008. ||| Johannesburg - The South African state power utility Eskom imposed rolling blackouts for the first time since 2008 on Thursday, forcing rail networks and banks to switch to emergency generators after heavy rains soaked power station coal supplies. Show More Summary
South Africa's Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT) exported almost 4.5 million tonnes of coal in February compared with 4.6 million tonnes in January, RBCT data showed. ||| Johannesburg - South Africa's Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT)...Show More Summary
Brazil secured a comfortable 5-0 victory over South Africa in Johannesburg on Wednesday night in what was manager Luiz Felipe Scolari's final opportunity to see his players prior to naming his World Cup squad in May. In truth, it was...Show More Summary
Professional MMA fighter Booto Guylain died Wednesday after suffering a severe head injury during a Feb. 27 bout in Johannesburg, South Africa. He was 29. Guylain sustained the injury in a TKO loss to Keron Davies at an event hosted by Extreme Fighting Championship Africa. Show More Summary
International soccer saw a bevy of friendlies played between national teams today in order to prepare for June’s World Cup. In Johannesburg, Brazil crushed South Africa 5-0 after Brazilian superstar Neymar tallied a hat-trick; however,...Show More Summary
Brazilian superstar Neymar was nothing short of sensational in Wednesday's 5-0 rout of South Africa in Johannesburg, recording a hat-trick en route to powering the Selecao to their first win of 2014 and seventh consecutive international...Show More Summary
Hosts Brazil continued preparations for the FIFA World Cup with a 5-0 victory over South Africa on Wednesday evening in an international friendly at FNB Stadium in Johannesburg. Barcelona star Neymar hit a hat-trick—his second at international level—while Oscar and Fernandinho each scored. Show More Summary
When Oscar Pistorius accidentally fired a pistol in a crowded Johannesburg restaurant, nearly hitting his friend Kevin Lerena, he then asked another friend to take the blame for the incident, Lerena testified at Pistorius' murder trial today. The incident, which came just weeks before Pistorius fatally shot girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp,...
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius asked a friend to take the blame after a pistol was accidentally fired in a Johannesburg restaurant weeks before the double-amputee runner fatally shot his girlfriend, a witness testified Wednesday at Pistorius' murder trial.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — A boxer, testifying in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius, said the double-amputee runner apologized after a gun was accidentally fired in a Johannesburg restaurant table and asked another person to take the blame.
Brazil play South Africa in Johannesburg on Wednesday evening in what is Luiz Felipe Scolari's final chance to evaluate his troops ahead of naming his World Cup party in May. As a result, Lancenet (Portuguese) report that he will make...Show More Summary
South Africa's seasonally-adjusted HSBC Purchasing Managers' Index rose to 51.5 in February from 50.3 in January as private sector companies reported an uptick in activity in the month. ||| Johannesburg - South Africa's seasonally-adjusted...Show More Summary
Bruce Springsteen - Free Nelson Mandela (Cape Town, Johannesburg) Proving that the Boss is a class act...