A quiet break from cricket, after two high-quality Tests that were in the spotlight for several wrong reasons, has given the South Africa opener time to think about his faltering batting
Some of the universe's greatest mysteries could soon be resolved thanks to the Square Kilometre Array (SKA), a huge radio telescope that will be built in South Africa and Australia. Several EPFL labs are involved in this epic projec...
The people of South Africa need our help. The violence and murder is some of the most grotesque in recent memory and as great a tragedy as ever. “Over the past 18 months, no less than 7 senior black South African politicians promised white South Africans that a civil war is on its way. Show More Summary
Perhaps it's time Australia have another look at how they, as players, are perceived by the cricketing world. Perhaps it's also time for South Africa, as a cricketing nation, to reconsider the way they negotiate authority
There is no room yet, however, for Dale Steyn, who has yet to play a competitive match since injuring his heel in January
Little rain and high temperatures result in water stress for crops in South Africa. These conditions can also aggravate the impact of the Fall Armyworm pest and hence increase food insecurity, FAO warns.
(Arizona State University) New research describes finding glass shards from a volcanic eruption at two archaeological sites in coastal South Africa, tracing those shards to Mount Toba in Indonesia through chemical fingerprinting and documenting a continuous human occupation across the volcanic event.
What's so good? Secret Garden Party, from that frosty island you know as Great Britain, have made the leap to Little Europe, AKA Cape Town, South Africa. Bazique, a festival set to feature expertly crafted infrastructure, big stage festival...Show More Summary
As Jacob Zuma hogs the legal limelight in South Africa, there's a new twist in the tragic saga of the Marikana massacre. And there are divergent views on the significance of the diplomatic thaw between Kenyan arch-rivals, Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga.
The authorities in Rwanda say their open door policy on refugees and immigrants remains unchanged. The legal bill for South Africa's former president Jacob Zuma is anything between one million and four-and-a-half million euros. A bill before the Egyptian parliament would oblige men to tell their wives they intend to re-marry.
With the exception of South Africa, rearing, processing and use of insects is still at an experimentation level in sub-Saharan Africa. More research is needed on the technical and economic feasibility of using insects, as the current costs of feed is too high for most African fish and poultry farmers.
Scientists just uncovered a rare “super-deep” diamond in South Africa that's wrapped in calcium silicate perovskite - the fourth-most abundant mineral found on Earth. It's a significant discovery because, despite the mineral's abundance, this marks the first time calcium silicate perovskite has been found in nature. Show More Summary
Communications difficulties in Uganda, radio stations facing closure in South Sudan, the ongoing debate about who owns South Africa's farmland. That's what interests the African papers today.
Left-arm spinner Rajeshwari Gayakwad has missed out on selection while Mona Meshram, who did not play the T20Is in South Africa, has found a place in the squad
Warren Gatland says Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones is set to miss their summer tour Tests against South Africa and Argentina.
A new study from South Africa observed wild snake mothers protecting and warming their young for weeks after they emerged from eggs.
In South Africa, humans not only survived but thrived during the biggest volcanic eruption of the last two million years.
JOHANNESBURG - US President Donald Trump’s controversial decision to impose tariffs on imports of on aluminum will hurt the local industry, Rentia Malan, acting executive director for the Aluminum Federation of South Africa said. “It...Show More Summary
Discussions of the water crisis that has hit Cape Town tend to focus on supply and demand. In other words, a severe and unusual drought has created a situation in which there is not enough water (supply) to meet people's needs (dema...
JOHANNESBURG - Botswana on Monday recalled imports of processed meat products from South Africa after a deadly listeria outbreak was linked to a factory there, the ministry of health said in a statement. Botswana’s move follows a similar ban by Mozambique and Zambia in the wake of the outbreak that has claimed 180 lives in South Africa. Show More Summary