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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.

Mandela's grandson celebrates South African Heritage Day in Doha

Mandela's grandson celebrates South African Heritage Day in Doha

Mandla Mandela, chief of the Mvezo Traditional Council and grandson of former South African president, the late Nelson Mandela, celebrated the Ubuntu Bash, Heritage Day Bazaar in Doha with thousands of South African expatriates.

Singapore Airlines bans lion bones in cargo

Singapore Airlines bans lion bones in cargo

Campaigners have long called for a ban on the controversial trade in big cat bones, which are sought after for medicine and jewellery in Southeast Asia.

At least 10 killed in South Africa bus crash

At least 10 killed in South Africa bus crash

At least ten people died after a bus traveling from South Africa's Cape Town to the Eastern Cape overturned in the early hours of Thursday morning, traffic officials said.

S. Africa scolds US diplomacy "failure" after Trump tweet on land issue

S. Africa scolds US diplomacy "failure" after Trump tweet on land issue

South Africa has told the US charge d'affaires of its disappointment over Washington's "failure" to use diplomatic channels after President Donald Trump angered Pretoria with comments on its land policy.

Nike stores closed in South Africa after outcry over racist comment

Nike stores closed in South Africa after outcry over racist comment

Some Nike stores were closed in South Africa on Wednesday after public outcry over a racist comment by a man that local media said had links to the sportswear company.

11 taxi drivers shot dead in South Africa on return from funeral

11 taxi drivers shot dead in South Africa on return from funeral

The drivers, who were members of the Gauteng taxi association, were in a minibus driving along the R74 when unknown gunmen launched an ambush and opened fire.