South Africa’s Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption

Africa 05/22/19, 11:06

South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa has taken steps to crack down on corruption Wednesday as the country's new parliament voted him to lead the country for a five-year term.South Africa's lawmakers were sworn into the legislative body in Cape Town ...

South Africa’s Nobel winner Archbishop Tutu votes early

Africa 05/06/19, 08:48

South Africa's Nobel-prize-winning anti-apartheid crusader retired Anglican Archbishop Desmond Tutu cast his ballot Monday for the upcoming elections.Tutu, 87, is in fragile health and took part in South Africa's special voting for the elderly and infirm where electoral officials go ...

Global feet: Running 62 marathons for water awareness

New York 03/22/19, 10:54

Try running 100 marathons in 100 days over seven continents. Sound impossible? Ultra-marathoner and water activist Mina Guli came close — all in an effort to raise awareness about global water shortages and how to prevent them. The 48-year-old Australian started at ...

South Africa beats France to win Vancouver Sevens title

Africa 03/10/19, 21:37

Defending series champion South Africa beat a resurgent France 21-12 in the final of the Vancouver Sevens on Sunday to claim its first title of the season in the World Rugby Sevens Series.South Africa's best result in the previous five ...

Crusaders 2 from 2 in Super Rugby, Brumbies smash Chiefs

Sports 02/23/19, 14:32

The Crusaders continued their winning start to Super Rugby and ACT Brumbies produced a powerful performance in a 54-17 demolition of the two-time champion Chiefs on Saturday. The Brumbies rebounded from an opening-round home loss to Melbourne Rebels to beat the ...

Miller magic as South Africa beats Pakistan in 1st T20

Africa 02/01/19, 15:25

South Africa won the first Twenty20 against Pakistan by six runs as captain Faf du Plessis led with the bat and David Miller produced a masterclass in the field on Friday.South Africa posted 192-6 batting first with du Plessis cracking ...

South Africa wins final ODI vs. Pakistan, clinches series

Sports 01/30/19, 13:44

South Africa eased to a series-clinching victory in the fifth and final one-day international against Pakistan as captain Faf du Plessis and newcomer Rassie van der Dussen saw the home team to a seven-wicket win on Wednesday.Van der Dussen continued ...

Pakistan recalls Amir for T20 series against South Africa

Africa 01/26/19, 02:40

Pakistan on Saturday recalled Mohammad Amir in its Twenty20 squad for the three-match series against South Africa next month.Amir is the only change in the Pakistan's 15-man squad that whitewashed New Zealand and Australia 3-0 in the United Arab Emirates ...

Finch says no issue with banned trio’s return to cricket

Sports 12/28/18, 00:31

Australia's opening batsman Aaron Finch says he will welcome banned cricketers Cameron Bancroft, Steve Smith and David Warner back to the team with "open arms."The three players were suspended by Cricket Australia for their roles in the ball-tampering incident during ...

South African president praises German investment

Africa 11/20/18, 07:45

South Africa's president says Germany is an important economic partner which he hopes will expand its investment here.President Cyril Ramaphosa was speaking Tuesday in Cape Town to mark the end of the three-day state visit of German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier.German ...

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