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Strike pushes South African Airways to brink of collapse

Strike pushes South African Airways to brink of collapse

South African Airways (SAA) has nearly no cash left and may miss salary payments this month, a board member said on Wednesday, as a crippling six-day strike has pushed the state-owned airline ...

South African self-defense trainer crowned Miss Universe

South African self-defense trainer crowned Miss Universe

A South African woman who helps train women in self-defense was crowned Miss Universe on Sunday at the pageant held in Las Vegas, with Miss Colombia and Miss Jamaica also making it to the final three.

South African girl, 9, is third child with HIV remission

South African girl, 9, is third child with HIV remission

A South African girl has become only the third child to beat the Aids virus into long-term remission -- almost nine years and counting -- after receiving a drug cocktail in infancy, researchers announced on Monday.

South African mum sentenced for trying to sell baby on Internet

South African mum sentenced for trying to sell baby on Internet

A South African mother who tried to sell her 19-month-old baby boy on the Internet for $340 was given a five-year suspended sentence, a justice official said.

Schwartzel outlasts Haas to win PGA title

Schwartzel outlasts Haas to win PGA title

South African Charl Schwartzel, the 2011 Masters champion, parred the first playoff hole on Sunday to defeat American Bill Haas and capture the US PGA Valspar Championship.