Convicted killer Thandi Maqubela has been sentenced to 18 years in prison by the Western Cape High Court.
Eskom chairperson Zola Tsotsi has quit, the power utility said today, after its board accused him of acting improperly by suspending the chief executive.
Australia beat New Zealand by seven wickets in the final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground today to win the World Cup for the fifth time and send their retiring captain Michael Clarke out as a winner.
Afghanistan may use South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission as a guide to try and heal the trauma suffered by both citizens of that country and members of the Taliban.
The black box of the crashed Germanwings plane has been found. The plane crashed in the French Alps.
All 150 people aboard the Germanwings flight that crashed in France were believed dead. Victims on the flight from Spain to Germany included two babies, two opera singers, an Australian mother and her adult son vacationing together, and 16 German high school students and their teachers returning from an exchange trip to Spain.
Corey Anderson and South African-born Grant Elliott produced a superbly timed 103-run partnership to take New Zealand into their first cricket World Cup final with a tense four-wicket win over South Africa at Eden Park today.
Faf du Plessis overcame an early test of nerve and patience to score 82, AB de Villiers made 65 not out and David Miller struck a vividly aggressive 49 as South Africa posted 281-5 against New Zealand today in their Cricket World Cup semifinal.
These are the important facts ahead of the Cricket World Cup semifinal between New Zealand and South Africa at Eden Park, Auckland.
Luis Suárez inspired La Liga leaders Barcelona to a 2-1 home triumph over Real Madrid in El Clásico while Manchester United won at Liverpool in one of the Premier League’s most iconic games.
Former SA Reserve Bank governor Tito Mboweni speaks about the ANC, the Freedom Charter and human rights in a speech dedicated to Ingrid Jonker.
Goalkeeper Joe Hart who produced a phenomenal performance to ensure that Manchester City only suffered a 1-0 defeat in their Champions League game against Barcelona.
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Rhodes was a nasty piece of work. The statue should have been pulled down and given to the Apartheid Museum in about May 1994.
The recent cancellation of the Cape Times subscription by Helen Zille’s provincial government tells us a lot about Zille’s character as a politician and her party.
Conspicuously absent from the heated debate about the removal of the statues honouring colonialists and apartheid’s great apostles is the country’s political leadership.