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South Africa: Rhino poacher killed by elephant and eaten by lions, officials say

Rangers at Kruger National Park and other searchers found only a human skull and a pair of pants, the park said in a statement Friday.

South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Hashim Amla, JP Duminy and Aiden Markram return for remaining ODIs

Hashim Amla was rested, JP Duminy was recuperating from a shoulder injury while Aiden Markram was a surprise exclusion from the ODI squad facing Sri Lanka.


Death toll rises to six at South Africa coal mine gas explosion

The mine is owned by Tegeta Resources and Exploration, which is undergoing creditor protection after its owners, the Gupta brothers, found it difficult to continue doing business in South Africa following corruption allegations against them.

India, South Africa seal 3-year strategic plan to deepen ties

Ramaphosa, who arrived Friday from Davos, will be the chief guest at the Republic Day celebrations Saturday. This is the second time a South African leader is Chief Guest at Republic Day — Nelson Mandela was the chief guest in 1995.

Pakistan vs South Africa 1st ODI Highlights: Pakistan win by five wickets

Pakistan vs South Africa 1st ODI, PAK vs SA Highlights: Pakistan took 1-0 lead as they beat South Africa by five wickets in the first ODI.

Faf Du Plessis suspended as South Africa guilty of slow over rate

South Africa could field a much-changed batting line-up in the third Test with the absence of Du Plessis, and injury concerns over opener Aiden Markram and Hashim Amla. 


South Africa vs Pakistan 2nd Test Day 3 highlights: South Africa need 41 runs to win

South Africa vs Pakistan 2nd Test Day 3 highlights: South Africa start Day 3 on an overnight total of 382/6. Quinton de Kock and Vernon Philander are in the middle on 55 and six respectively.

In family’s rise and fall, a tale of corruption in South Africa

The Gupta brothers are now in self-imposed exile in Dubai, evading arrest in South Africa, where they stand at the centre of a scandal that has already brought down the nation’s president and exposed staggering amounts of corruption in the once-legendary party of Nelson Mandela.

South Africa call on uncapped batsman Zubayr Hamza for Pakistan series

South Africa have also recalled Olivier as a replacement for the injured Lungi Ngidi, who will miss the entire Pakistan tour.

South Africa to invest one billion dollar in South Sudan oil sector

South Africa would join Chinese, Indian, Malaysian and other interests in South Sudan's oil sector. The oil ministry said the South African money will be used for the refining and processing of oil and gas, research and development and the transfer of technology.

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Cyclone Idai claims more than 1,000 lives in Zimbabwe, Mozambique

The cyclone hit land near Beira on Thursday and moved inland throughout the weekend, leaving heavy rains in its trail on Tuesday. More rural areas remained unaccessible.

South Africa vs Sri Lanka: South Africa conclude World T20 campaign with comfortable win

South Africa brought curtains on their World Twenty20 campaign with a comfortable eight–wicket win over defending champions Sri Lanka.


West Indies beat South Africa in low scoring match

West Indies clinched a place in the semi-finals of ICC World Twenty20 with a three-wicket win over South Africa on Friday.

South Africa vs Afghanistan: AB de Villiers show leads South Africa to win over Afghanistan

Afghanistan give South Africa a score but Protea bowlers defended 209 to give their team first win WT20 2016.

England set Wankhede alight with record win over South Africa

England chase down record total for their first win of ICC World T20 on Friday.

MS Dhoni, Shahid Afridi, Lasith Malinga: List of cricketers expected to bid goodbye after ICC World T20 2016

Here's a list of players who can bid adieu to the game after the completion of ICC World T20.


Ind vs SA: At Wankhede, India and South Africa stage thriller

South Africa (196/8) beat India (192/3) by three runs in the ICC World T20 warm-up fixture at the Wankhede stadium in Mumbai on Saturday.

Ind vs SA: Dane Piedt shines for South Africa on a smoggy day

South Africa's Dane Piedt took a four-wicket haul to destroy India before Ajinkya Rahane rescues hosts with 89*.

India, South Africa apply final touches before opener

India-South Africa play the first T20I in Dharamsala on Friday.

South Africa denounces figures of its colonial past; several structures defaced

Excrement thrown at the statue of British colonialist Cecil John Rhodes began a wave of vandalizing protests in South Africa.

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Goa Carnival attracts tourists in large number

Panji, Feb 08 (ANI): A colourful carnival drew hundreds of tourists in Panaji city. International and local artists mersmerised people with their performances and paraded on the streets. Goa Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar said Goa has invited 12 artists from the U.K. and South Africa for the four-day long carnival. Colourful tableaus were paraded on the streets on the third day of the carnival, depicting the cultural heritage of Goa and the influence of Portuguese culture. Local and international tourists alike enjoyed the carnival, hoping to witness more in the coming days. The carnival, which will end on Tuesday, marks merriment and precedes the 40 days of Lent observed before Easter.


Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas dedicated to overseas Indians: Swaraj

New Delhi, Jan 09 (ANI): While addressing the Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas on Saturday, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said that the day is dedicated to overseas Indians. Explaining about the day, Swaraj said in the year 2003, under the leadership of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, a decision was taken to celebrate Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas on January 9. She further stated that the reason behind selecting January 9 for Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas was that Mahatma Gandhi had returned from South Africa on this day in 1915 and this day is being celebrated across the world.