November 27th @ 1:02 PM GMT
Yahoo! The new head of South Africa's anti-graft unit, which this month alleged influence-peddling in President Jacob Zuma's cabinet, has laid a complaint against her predecessor for leaking a recorded interview with the president, newspaper Sunday Times reported on Sunday. Former watchdog Thuli Madonsela has said she had the right to make public the audio recording after Zuma accused her of not giving him an opportunity to defend himself. The report focused on claims that the brothers, Ajay, At... (Top Stories)
November 28th @ 9:42 AM GMT
Yahoo! At least three South African ministers have called for President Jacob Zuma to resign, local media reported Monday, in the most serious challenge to his leadership since he took power in 2009. The News24 news agency, citing sources in the ruling ANC party, said that Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi and Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi had called on Zuma to step down. The clash came at a weekend meeting of the African National Congress (ANC) party, which was... (World)
November 26th @ 5:28 AM GMT
Yahoo! South Africa's Vernon Philander ended Usman Khawaja's eight-hour innings on Saturday to trigger a late slide from Australia, which took a 124-run first-innings lead in the day-night third test. (World)
November 26th @ 12:55 PM GMT
Yahoo! In a corner of the British Museum's new South African exhibition, near an ancient golden rhino and a collection of apartheid-era campaign badges, sits a glass case holding a pitted, reddish-brown stone. It is the Makapansgat pebble, on display for the first time in its three-million-year history, curators reckon - an object that, in its own way, outshines the other treasures in the museum's halls. Experts theorise a very early ancestor of humans, Australopithecus africanus, picked up the ... (Top Stories)
November 27th @ 8:27 AM GMT
Yahoo! Fittingly, it was two new batsmen at the crease when Australia completed a seven-wicket win over South Africa on Sunday to end its five-test losing streak. (World)
November 27th @ 3:12 PM GMT
Yahoo! Faf du Plessis reckons he'll forget about the booing, eventually, and his enduring memories of the Australian tour will be about South Africa's against-the-odds series win. (World)
November 27th @ 8:20 AM GMT
Yahoo! Adelaide (Australia) (AFP) - Australia beat South Africa by seven wickets in the day-night third Test in Adelaide on Sunday. (World)
November 25th @ 3:03 PM GMT
Yahoo! South Africa will likely experience increased rainfall during the summer season running from December to April as a La Nina weather pattern in the region intensifies, the weather service said on Friday, forecasting ''above-normal rainfall conditions.'' Concerns over water supply in Africa's most industrialised country have risen after an El Nino weather pattern brought drought conditions to much of southern Africa, hurting agriculture output.nL8N1CJ35B (Reporting by Mfuneko Toyana; Edi... (Top Stories)