Ugandan opposition figure Kizza Besigye is back behind bars, accused of attempted murder. The government and opposition in Kenya have been drawing up battle lines ahead of Thursday's presidential election rerun. South African leader Jacob Zuma could, finally, face the hundreds of corruption charges dropped against him in 2009. Show More Summary
US Ambassador Nikki Haley will be the highest-ranking administration official to visit Africa next week when she travels to South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Ethiopia. Haley will meet with officials from the African Union...Show More Summary
Defending champions Saracens bring South African hooker Schalk Brits into their Champions Cup starting line-up.
Oct 20 (Reuters) - Fast bowler Dale Steyn is hoping to make a comeback following a year out with a shoulder injury at next month's South African domestic Twenty20 competition.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African President Jacob Zuma's spokesman said on Friday there was no basis for reports that the country's leader would axe his deputy Cyril Ramaphosa, speculation about which has weighed on the currency and bonds.
South African photojournalist Brent Stirton’s grisly image of a de-horned black rhinoceros, killed by poachers in South Africa’s Hluhluwe Imfolozi Park, won him Wildlife Photographer of the Year honors in the annual competition sponsored by the Natural History Museum, London. Show More Summary
PAARL, South Africa, Oct 19 (Reuters) - AB de Villiers feels he is hitting the ball as sweetly as he ever following his recent break from the South African side, an ominous sign for bowlers ahead of a busy season across all three formats.
Schalk van der Merwe is set to make his Ulster debut in the Champions Cup game against La Rochelle but Jared Payne will again be absent.
South Sudanese forces stopped a UN peacekeeping convoy at gunpoint and beat the unit's commander in the latest clash with peacekeepers in the war-wracked African country, a report obtained by AFP on Thursday said. UN Secretary-General...Show More Summary
I can not say enough about these guys and am planing another trip as we speak to take more Traditional Hunters to Africa. The post Robert Gillow South African Safari Report appeared first on Outdoors International Hunting.
Segregation, the residential, political, and social isolation of African Americans, was accomplished in South Carolina by a long and varying effort in the aftermath of slavery. The de facto, or socially based, segregation of the races...Show More Summary
The sequel to Nelson Mandela's celebrated autobiography "Long Walk to Freedom" will be published Thursday after his unfinished, hand-written draft was completed by a South African novelist. Titled "Dare Not Linger", the book tells of...Show More Summary
South Africa has a new cabinet but there's no place for Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. The mother of Rwandan government critic Diane Shima Rwigara has denied genocide charges at her trial in Kigali. And there's more trouble in Kenya with just two weeks to go to the rerun presidential election.
They recently announced the shortlists for the South African Literary Awards -- which admirably consider writing in a large number of South African languages. The winners will be announced 7 November.
The Daily Show is on the move for one week only, as Trevor Noah swaps his New York soundstage for the Athenaeum Theatre in Chicago. Noah’s first night in the Windy City featured the South African comedian take on Chicago’s reputation as the murder capital of the United States....
The African press look for answers to Somalia's bloodiest terrorist attack while South African prison official commits suicide after her affair with an inmate is splashed on social media.
By Ron Jackson Former South African lightweight champion Kokkie Olivier, who fought as a professional from 1968 to 1977, died in Boksburg recently. He was 69. Born Jacobus Andries Olivier… Read More » The post Kokkie Olivier dies at 69 appeared first on fightnews.com.
By Loretta Race on SwimSwam The Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation, an organization that teaches essential water safety skills and how to swim, has named South African Paralympic swimmer Terence Parkin official Ambassador for the Deaf and Blind. Read the full story on SwimSwam: South African Paralympian Terence Parkin Named Foundation Ambassador
Two young tech innovators from Somalia and South Africa are working together to develop study guides for Somali youth. They belong to this dynamic generation of young African entrepreneurs who are bringing 21st century solutions to the table.