World News | Reuters | Saturday June 27, 2015
Almost three years after South African police shot 34 striking miners dead outside platinum producer Lonmin's Marikana mine, little has changed in this hardscrabble town that has become a symbol of post-apartheid hardship and inequities.
World News | Reuters | Friday June 26, 2015
An inquiry into South Africa's worst police killing since the end of apartheid blamed a mining company, police and unions for the "horrendous tragedy", President Jacob Zuma said today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday June 21, 2015
The South African government secretly plotted to ensure safe passage out of the country for Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir despite an international warrant for his arrest on war crimes charges, a newspaper reported on Sunday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday June 14, 2015
Leaders meet in Johannesburg today for an African Union summit which will be dominated by the political unrest in Burundi and the migration crisis in the continent.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday May 29, 2015
Muhammadu Buhari becomes Nigeria's new head of state today, in an unprecedented ceremony after he won the first opposition victory over a sitting president in the nation's history.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday May 28, 2015
South African President Jacob Zuma will not have to repay any of the millions of dollars of taxpayers' money spent on upgrades at his private residence, the minister of police announced today.
World News | Wednesday April 29, 2015
Attacks on migrant workers living in South Africa threatened to overshadow a regional summit in Zimbabwe today when leaders gathered to promote industrial growth.
World News | Reuters | Sunday April 19, 2015
South Africa's President Jacob Zuma on Saturday cancelled a state visit to Indonesia to deal with a wave of anti-immigrant violence at home and promised peace to those who wished to remain in Africa's most advanced economy.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday April 18, 2015
Countries neighbouring South Africa on Friday prepared to evacuate their citizens from South Africa as the UN raised the alarm over deadly xenophobic attacks which have displaced thousands.
World News | Reuters | Thursday April 16, 2015
South African police fired rubber bullets and tear gas on Thursday to disperse anti-immigrant protesters in Johannesburg, as the country's president called for a halt to a wave of violence directed at foreigners.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday April 16, 2015
South African police on Thursday vowed to quell a wave of anti-immigrant violence after attacks spread to Johannesburg overnight and fears grew that the country's economic troubles could spark widespread unrest.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday March 31, 2015
The official report into the police killing of 34 South African miners in 2012 is due to be submitted to President Jacob Zuma today, with rights groups demanding that its findings are published immediately.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday February 23, 2015
Nearly 500 miners who were trapped underground by a fire at a gold mine in South Africa on Sunday were brought to the surface safely, a spokeswoman for mining company Harmony Gold said.
World News | Associated Press | Monday January 26, 2015
South African authorities have re-established order - for now - in Soweto and other Johannesburg townships, after a week of looting of foreign-owned shops and violence in which four people were killed.
Wednesday January 21, 2015
With as many as 120 registered participants, the Indian presence is the fifth largest at the ongoing the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting in this ski resort town on slopes of the Swiss Alps, where buses are also seen carrying 'Make In India'...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday December 22, 2014
South African President Jacob Zuma on Sunday vowed to stop opposition lawmakers, who had hounded him out of parliament, to disrupt the national assembly.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday December 12, 2014
Nobel Peace Prize winner Archbishop Desmond Tutu on Friday made a scathing assessment of South Africa's fall from grace since the euphoria over the end of apartheid 20 years ago.
World News | Associated Press | Thursday December 4, 2014
South African President Jacob Zuma met with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang today at the start of a visit to Beijing focused on economic relations.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday November 14, 2014
South Africa's parliament descended into chaos -- and comedy -- on Thursday ahead of a debate over the building of a palatial home for President Jacob Zuma with taxpayers money.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday November 10, 2014
South African police are investigating President Jacob Zuma over a $23 million taxpayer-funded refurbishment project at his rural homestead, according to parliamentary papers.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday October 27, 2014
South Africa's President Jacob Zuma on Monday led a shocked nation in voicing outrage at the killing of national football captain Senzo Meyiwa after the talismanic goalkeeper was shot dead outside Johannesburg.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday October 26, 2014
South African President Jacob Zuma has cancelled at the last minute a visit to London set for Monday, with one newspaper claiming he was throwing a "tantrum" because Prime Minister David Cameron was snubbing him.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday September 17, 2014
Around 300 South Africans were visiting a Pentetcostal church in Nigeria last week where a wing collapsed killing more than 60 people and an unknown number were still unaccounted for, the government said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday September 15, 2014
Fourteen Nobel Peace Laureates have asked President Jacob Zuma to guarantee the Dalai Lama a visa to South Africa, after the Tibetan spiritual leader was forced to abandon a trip to the country.