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 | Alan Cowell, The New York Times | Saturday December 13, 2014
A gathering of Nobel Peace Prize laureates opened in Rome on Friday, overshadowed by a dispute with the Vatican over reports that Pope Francis had refused to grant an audience to the Dalai Lama, the 1989 laureate, for fear of offending China.
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.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday September 4, 2014
A South African court Thursday handed an opposition party the controversial "spy" recordings which were used to dismiss criminal charges against President Jacob Zuma in 2009, allowing him to stand for election.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 17, 2014
India will host the next summit of IBSA (India, Brazil, South Africa) in New Delhi next year, giving importance to the grouping notwithstanding the BRICS forum of which these countries are also members.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday July 16, 2014
Paralympian star Oscar Pistorius's visit to a nightclub while on a charge of murdering his girlfriend was "unwise", his family admitted after the sprinter was involved in a drunken brawl.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 11, 2014
Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will not attend the BRICS summit in Brazil next week as his presence will be required in Parliament for passage of the Budget.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday July 7, 2014
China's President Xi Jinping will visit South American nations including Brazil next week, where he will meet India's new prime minister for the first time before heading to Communist ally Cuba.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday June 19, 2014
Radical South African lawmaker Julius Malema delivered a blistering attack on President Jacob Zuma in his maiden address to parliament on Wednesday, accusing him of being "extremely scared of white people".
World News | Reuters | Monday June 9, 2014
South African President Jacob Zuma was discharged from hospital on Sunday evening after being admitted the previous day for a routine health check, the President's office said in a statement.
World News | Reuters | Saturday June 7, 2014
South African President Jacob Zuma was admitted to hospital for tests on Saturday, after previously being advised to take some rest, the presidency said in a statement.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday June 7, 2014
South Africa's president is taking a rest for a few days to recover from the demands of an election season and shaping his new administration, his office said on Friday.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday May 27, 2014
South Africa's new cabinet was sworn in Monday amid criticism for being bloated.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday May 26, 2014
South African President Jacob Zuma today tapped junior minister Nhlanhla Nene to become the country's first black finance minister as he unveiled his new cabinet a day after taking office.
World News | Reuters | Sunday May 25, 2014
South Africa's President Jacob Zuma said on Saturday economic growth in the continent's most advanced economy would be the focus of his second term, as he was inaugurated in the nation's capital, Pretoria.