South Africa

More than 70 killed in Johannesburg apartment block blaze
South Africa's emergency services say more than 50 people were injured in the fire
August 31, 2023, 6:15 AM
Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed says joining Brics shows UAE's commitment to economic prosperity
Minister of Foreign Affairs comments after UAE signs up to bloc
August 25, 2023, 7:39 AM
UN chief warns Security Council, IMF and World Bank all need a rethink
Global institutions must change to address a fracturing world hit by crises, Brics summit in Johannesburg told
August 24, 2023, 11:34 AM
Putin claims Brics bloc represents 'global majority'
Leaders set out differing visions for the six-member bloc as it looks to expand
August 23, 2023, 6:40 AM
Focus on India-China ties as Modi and Xi attend Brics summit
Diplomatic ties between India and China have been frosty since 2020 border dispute
August 22, 2023, 1:18 PM
Indian man on global tour to spread Gandhi’s peace message travels across the UAE
Former engineer Nitin Sonawane has walked thousands of kilometres in 48 countries to promote non-violence and sustainability
August 17, 2023, 11:42 AM
Kim Jong-un fires top North Korean general and steps up 'war preparations'
Dismissal of Pak Su-il comes at meeting in which leader was pictured poring over maps of South Korea
August 10, 2023, 9:20 AM
Deadly riots in South Africa over taxi driver strike leave Cape Town on edge
Officials say a police officer and an unnamed 40-year-old British citizen are among the dead
August 09, 2023, 2:32 PM
Saudi Arabia extends eVisa to travellers from eight more countries
South Africa becomes the first country on its continent whose citizens are eligible for the multi-entry visa, which can be used for tourism and Umrah
August 07, 2023, 7:48 AM
Why South African singer Tyla could be the next big global pop star
The artist has been making a name for herself with her fusion sounds
Music & On-stage
August 07, 2023, 7:44 AM
Sweden fight back to sink South Africa late on at Women's World Cup
Defender Amanda Ilestedt scores 90th-minute winner to deny South Africa first point at global finals
July 23, 2023, 8:26 AM
Forty-one people hurt in suspected gas explosion in Johannesburg
Two were in a critical condition
July 20, 2023, 5:03 AM
South Africa deploys army in four provinces as it braces for unrest
Arson attacks on goods vehicles coincide with second anniversary of deadly protests
July 14, 2023, 10:12 AM
People enjoy snow in Johannesburg for first time in more than a decade - in pictures
The South African city last saw this kind of weather in 2012
July 11, 2023, 9:19 AM
South Africa supplied arms to Russia, US ambassador says
Weapons and ammunition allegedly loaded on to a Russian freighter docked in Cape Town last December
May 11, 2023, 10:38 PM
India loses third African cheetah as female dies after fight
Twenty cats were released in national park in project to reintroduce them after 70 years
May 10, 2023, 11:16 AM
How two South African storytellers joined musical forces for Star Wars: Visions
Aau's Song, part of the franchise's returning animated series, is inspired by their lives and a quest to sing freely
Film & TV
May 04, 2023, 3:05 AM
Large crocodile worth $1,300 stolen from farm in South Africa
Men arrested after 2.5-metre reptile taken from farm in North West province
April 24, 2023, 11:13 AM
Dubai court rejects extradition request for Gupta brothers over documentation
South African authorities can resubmit request with new documents
April 07, 2023, 1:41 PM
Oscar Pistorius denied parole a decade after murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp
Former Paralympian was found guilty of killing his girlfriend in 2016
March 31, 2023, 1:53 PM