South Africa said Monday it was deploying troops to two provinces, including Johannesburg, after unrest sparked by the jailing of ex-president Jacob Zuma led to six deaths and widespread looting.
Two of the South African government's top advisers on Covid-19 backed Pfizer's vaccine on Friday, despite a study earlier this week showing that the dominant local coronavirus variant may reduce protective antibodies it triggers.
South Africa’s power utility, the nation’s biggest producer of greenhouse gases that mainly uses coal for electricity generation, is working on a plan aimed at net zero emissions by 2050.
Qatar Petroleum (QP) has announced a new gas/condensate discovery in South Africa's Luiperd prospect in which it has 25% working interest.
White South African farmers and Black protesters hurled abuse and threats at each other on Friday during a court hearing in a murder case that has exposed still simmering racial tensions 26 years after the end of apartheid.
In a demonstration of its resilient network growth, Qatar Airways will resume services to three key destinations in South Africa - Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg on October 3.
A former spy chief for the South African police was on Tuesday jailed for five years for the 1998 kidnapping and assault of a man who had married his lover.
At least five people have died and several were injured in an attack on a church in Johannesburg that also involved the taking of hostages, broadcaster eNCA reported on Sunday. Some 40 people, including two police
South African officials are expected to reveal Monday when the Absa Premiership -- the richest league in Africa -- will restart after being halted in March by the coronavirus pandemic.
A cricket tournament involving three teams will be South Africa's first televised live sports event since the country went into lockdown because of Covid-19.
South Africa's High Court ordered the suspension on Friday of soldiers and police officers who were at or near the home of a man who was killed last month, following allegations he was beaten to death by security forces.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Friday thousands of low-risk prisoners would be granted parole to help curb the spread of the coronavirus in correctional facilities.