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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.

Harry and Meghan visit Nelson Mandela tribute in London

Harry and Meghan visit Nelson Mandela tribute in London

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex met friends and family of the anti-apartheid campaigner who died in 2013.

Djokovic beats Anderson to win fourth Wimbledon title

Djokovic beats Anderson to win fourth Wimbledon title

The Serb was back roaring into the skies in triumph as he captured a 13th Grand Slam title to end a 25-month barren run at the slams.

Zuma's son released on bail after corruption charges

Zuma's son released on bail after corruption charges

Duduzane Zuma, the son of former South African president Jacob Zuma, was released on bail after appearing in court in leg-irons on Monday on charges of corruption.

Sites in Mexico, South Africa added to UNESCO World Heritage List

Sites in Mexico, South Africa added to UNESCO World Heritage List

A rugged valley famous for its cacti in southern Mexico and a mountainous area of northern South Africa have become the latest cultural sites to be added to the UNESCO List of World Heritage.

S.African city suspends councillor over pro-Israel comment

S.African city suspends councillor over pro-Israel comment

The mayor of South Africa's economic hub Johannesburg suspended a senior councillor Tuesday after she made a public declaration that the city was a "friend" of Israel.