A new report this week by Fox News correspondent Paul Tilsley claims that as many as 50 pieces of debris possibly from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 have been found by amateur searchers along coastlines in South Africa — the same region of the southwestern Indian Ocean where all of the confirmed and “highly... Show More Summary
Aug 25 (Reuters) - Australia captain Steve Smith is to leave the tour of Sri Lanka and return home to rest ahead of their limited-overs series in South Africa before they host the Proteas at the start of a heavy home schedule.
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Veteran South African anti-apartheid campaigner Desmond Tutu checked into a Cape Town hospital for a recurring infection, his daughter said on Wednesday, a bug that put the former cleric hospital for a week last year.
An African desert-dwelling male bird favors his biological sons and alienates his stepsons, suggests new research. The species is the southern pied babbler, a black and white bird found in Botswana, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe. Show More Summary
A gay couple have become the first recorded same-sex couple in South Africa to have children born of both parents’ DNA by way of a surrogate mother. Christo and Theo Menelaou reportedly fertilized a single egg each by way of their surrogate, resulting in the birth of triplets. Show More Summary
Post by Liz Alterman. History has been made! A same-sex couple in South Africa just welcomed a set of triplets, born via surrogate, using the DNA of both fathers. They're the first triplets ever with two biological dads, and if you're...Show More Summary
In the wake of its worst election result in more than 20 years, South Africa’s governing party is getting ready for a shake-up at the top. Despite taking more than 50 percent of the vote, the African National Congress (ANC) lost control...Show More Summary
Asnath Mahapa’s father was against her becoming a pilot, but his resistance didn’t stop her. Not only did she become a pilot, but Mahapa became South Africa’s first black female pilot, according to CNN. She started going to flight school after dropping out of the University of Cape Town, which came with it’s own challenges, […]
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said on Wednesday he was under no obligation to present himself to police because he was not a suspect in an investigation into a covert unit in the revenue service.
Christo and Theo Menalaou, a gay couple who just had triplets in South Africa, have made medical history. Their newborns Joshua, Zoe, and Kate are the first triplets ever born with both of their fathers’ DNA. International Business Times report… Read The post Gay Couple Makes Medical History, Welcomes Triplets Born with Both Fathers’ DNA: WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.
BUENOS AIRES, Aug 24 (Reuters) - South Africa's Tendai Mtawarira will equal two-time World Cup winner Os du Randt's record as most-capped prop for the Springboks after being named in the starting line-up for the Rugby Championship clash with Argentina in Salta on Saturday.
In past years, big names in South Africa picked up the annual Gulen Peace Award, a local accolade inspired by a Turkish preacher who has been blamed by Turkey for an attempted coup last month. Both Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu and Graca Machel, an activist and widow of Nelson Mandela, have been feted in the […]
There's a new metro buildout in the works over in South Africa, according to Capacity. WIOCC has big plans for the Johanneburg metro area, and intends to build out metro access to some 40+ PoPs there. ... [visit site to read more]
SALTA, Argentina, Aug 24 (Reuters) -- South Africa coach Allister Coetzee named the following team to play Argentina in their Rugby Championship match at the Estadio Padre Ernesto Martearena on Saturday: 15-Johan Goosen, 14-Ruan Combrink,...Show More Summary
A look at the shadowy operation that lobbied in the UK for South Africa's apartheid government.
An International Maritime Organization (IMO) workshop is raising awareness of the Organization’s regulatory regime dealing with improving energy efficiency
“Within three years, all the great white sharks off the shore of Gansbaai will be gone — mark my words,” one diver said
South Africa's Caster Semenya takes 800m gold, overshadowing past speculation about "being different".
Vaulting from medicine to media is an uncommon career move, but South Africa's Dr. Iqbal Survé was inspired to make the jump by a most unusual man: President Nelson Mandela. Today Dr. Survé is Executive Chairman, Independent Media, and Founder & Chairman, Sekunjalo Group. Read more...
DURBAN, Aug 23 (Reuters) - The first test between South Africa and New Zealand ended in a damp draw on Tuesday without a ball bowled over the final three-and-a-half days due to a sodden outfield at Kingsmead.