Gulf Times - South-Africa
ANC wins South Africa poll with lowest-ever vote share

ANC wins South Africa poll with lowest-ever vote share

South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) has won another term in power, but with its lowest-ever vote share at 57.5 per cent, according to the electoral commission.

Corruption main theme at political rallies ahead of South African polls

Corruption main theme at political rallies ahead of South African polls

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa vowed zero tolerance on corruption Sunday, as firebrand opposition leader Julius Malema urged police to ‘shoot randomly’ at a parliament he said was full of thugs and criminals.

South African hostage in Syria still alive after two years: charity

South African hostage in Syria still alive after two years: charity

A South African charity said Sunday it had received video evidence that a freelance photographer kidnapped in Syria was alive, over two years after he was captured.

More than 50 dead in South Africa after heavy rains

More than 50 dead in South Africa after heavy rains

More than 50 people were killed in southern and eastern parts of South Africa after heavy rains caused flooding and mudslides, authorities said on Wednesday.

Two arrested with 167 rhino horns in huge South Africa haul

Two arrested with 167 rhino horns in huge South Africa haul

South African police said on Sunday they had found 167 rhino horns believed to be destined for Asia and nabbed two suspects in a sting operation in the North West province.

S.Africa court says Mozambique ex-minister can be extradited to US

S.Africa court says Mozambique ex-minister can be extradited to US

A South African court ruled Monday that a Mozambican ex-finance minister, held since December on a US warrant over corruption allegations, can be extradited to the United States.

Qatar Airways to increase flights to South Africa from July

Qatar Airways to increase flights to South Africa from July

Qatar Airways will be increasing the number of weekly flights on its popular routes to South Africa from July 2019.

Sri Lanka defy the odds to claim historic test series win

Sri Lanka defy the odds to claim historic test series win

Sri Lanka's historic 2-0 test series victory over South Africa had seemed somewhat fanciful when they arrived in some disarray and on a long losing streak, but leave as the first Asian side to win a series in the country.

Three killed, hundreds injured in South Africa train collision

Three killed, hundreds injured in South Africa train collision

At least three people were killed and around 300 injured on Tuesday after two trains collided in the South African capital Pretoria, an emergency services official said.

South Africa issues arrest warrant for Zimbabwe's Grace Mugabe

South Africa issues arrest warrant for Zimbabwe's Grace Mugabe

South Africa has issued an arrest warrant for Zimbabwe's former first lady Grace Mugabe over the alleged assault of a model in a luxury Johannesburg hotel in 2017, police said on Wednesday.

Cop shoots wife, her brother dead in S.Africa courtroom

Cop shoots wife, her brother dead in S.Africa courtroom

An off-duty policeman opened fire inside a divorce court in South Africa on Monday, killing his estranged wife and her brother during a tea break in legal proceedings.

South African president praises Qatar ties

South African president praises Qatar ties

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa met in Pretoria Friday with HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani.