A South African court Thursday threw out a moratorium on the trade of rhino horns, a move hotly debated in a country that, more than any other, holds the survival of the species in its hands. Proponents of lifting the ban argue that doing so will discourage illegal poaching that has steadily increased...
The environment ministry said it would appeal the ruling.
Dealing with a house fire is a nightmare scenario no matter where you live -- but in the slums of South Africa, crowded conditions and open fires used for cooking can be a recipe for disaster. On New Year's Day, 2013, three fires ripped through Cape Town's largest slum, Khayelitsha, displacing over 5,000 people. Show More Summary
An eight-under 64 handed Christiaan Basson a three-shot lead on the first day of the Alfred Dunhill Championship on Thursday, the opening event of the 2015-16 European Tour season.
Comedian Chris Rock's family matters grow ever more complicated.
Legally harvested horns could stifle the lucrative black market trade
A South African girl called Ntombi has lived with comedian Chris Rock and his family since 2008 and is now part of a controversy. Rumors have been rife in the tabloid media about the child. Chris Rock filed for divorce from his wife Malaak Compton-Rock late last year and has been keeping up his relationship... Show More Summary
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's High Court has lifted a ban on the local trade in rhino horn imposed by the government in 2009 after finding that the state had not followed the process of public participation before imposing the moratorium, media reported on Thursday.
This just gets crazier and crazier! ICYMI: On Tuesday, it was revealed Chris Rock has distanced himself from the South African 7-year-old girl who mysteriously lives with his family now that he's divorcing his wife Malaak. However, it's since been reported that little Ntombi is in the U.S. thanks to a visitor visa. Well that's odd since the [...]
Just a few days after Rory McIlroy won Dubai's DP World Tour Championship on Sunday and was crowned Europe’s top money earner for a third year in four, a new cycle begins in South Africa.
She was just visiting — for seven years.
Civil society demand South African Broadcasting Corporation screen Miners Shot Down after film scoops Emmy award.
South African freight transport firm Transnet has signed a R12bn ($854m) club loan with five financial institutions to fund new locomotives.
The 7-year-old South African girl who mysteriously began living with Chris Rock and his now estranged wife for years has been in the U.S. with the help of a visitor visa... TMZ has learned. As TMZ reported, a little girl named Ntombi began…
BEIJING (Reuters) - China is set to announce new aid to African nations when President Xi Jinping visits Zimbabwe and South Africa next month, a senior Chinese official said on Wednesday.
If you happen to be driving past the South African Embassy in Canberra, you may notice a lonely and disused sentry box on the corner near the entrance to the embassy and its residence. Today, this corner of Canberra is very quiet and most people drive by without giving any thought to the place this [...]
These are photos of the aftermath of a 12-foot South African python that tried to swallow a 30-poud porcupine. Thankfully, I can honestly say I have never been that hungry before. I don't even think I've ever been 2-pound porcupine hungry. A week after these photos were taken, park rangers found it dead. Show More Summary
First there was the microbe that scientists called “The Bold Traveler,” found living in lightless solitude more than two miles down a South African gold mine. Nothing alive had ever been found in rock fractures at that depth before.Read full article >>
If the sky is a reflection of mood, then the spirit in the South African camp should have lifted significantly lifted this weekend
As the race to adapt to climate change quickens, a South African scientist is leading global research into developing crops that mimic the extraordinary survival skills of “resurrection plants”. Jill Farrant, a professor of molecular and cell biology at the University of Cape Town,...