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South Africa extends troop deployment in Mozambique and Congo

President Cyril Ramaphosa said South Africa’s military will extend the deployment of its troops in conflict-hit Mozambique and Democratic Republic of Congo. The extension, for an unspecified amount of time, will keep 1,198 personnel of the South African National Defence Force in eastern Congo, where they are part of a U.N. peacekeeping force helping Congo […]

South Africa Coach Talks Tough Ahead Return Leg of 2024 Olympic Games Qualifier

As the Super Falcons of Nigeria prepares to take on their South African counterparts in Pretoria on Tuesday night, Banyana Banyana

As the Super Falcons of Nigeria prepares to take on their South African counterparts in Pretoria on Tuesday night, Banyana Banyana head coach, Desiree Ellis believes there is still plenty to play for in their 2024 Olympic Games qualifier. Nigeria defeated the visitors by a single goal thanks to a penalty kick by Rasheedat Ajibade […]

South Africa Speaker charged with 12 counts of corruption

South Africa's ex-Speaker of Parliament Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has been charged with 12 counts of corruption and one count of money laundering

South Africa’s ex-Speaker of Parliament Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has been charged with 12 counts of corruption and one count of money laundering. She made her first court appearance after handing herself over to a police station this morning. The politician is accused of soliciting bribes in return for awarding contracts during her time as defence minister. […]

My players will deliver against Banyana –Waldrum

My players will deliver against Banyana –Waldrum

Super Falcons head coach, Randy Waldrum has declared that his team will beat the Banyana Banyana of South Africa to the 2024 Olympic Games ticket. Nigeria will host South Africa in the first leg of the final round qualifier at the Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja on Friday. The reverse fixture will take place next week […]

Gcaba family denies allegations of a role in AKA’s murder

South Africa's influential Gcaba family has denied speculation that one of its members was involved in the murder of popular rapper AKA.

South Africa’s influential Gcaba family has denied speculation that one of its members was involved in the murder of popular rapper AKA. AKA, real name Kiernan Forbes, and his close friend, Tibz Motsoane, were shot dead outside a restaurant in Durban in February last year. Last Wednesday, prosecutors in the trial of the rapper’s suspected […]

Jacob Zuma barred from running in South Africa election

Former South Africa President Jacob Zuma has been barred from running in South Africa's general election in May

Former South Africa President Jacob Zuma has been barred from running in South Africa’s general election in May. The country’s electoral commission has not given a reason. However, his 2021 conviction, and jailing, for contempt of court would appear to disqualify him. Mr Zuma’s backing of the new uMkhonto weSizwe (MK) party has been seen […]

Super Falcons Vs South Africa Showdown Gets 2024 Olympic Qualifier Dates

Nigeria’s Super Falcons will entertain old foes South Africa in the first leg of the 2024 Olympic Games final round qualifying fixture in April at the Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja, with the second leg billed for the Mbombela Stadium on April 8.  The Super Falcons defeated Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon 1-0 on aggregate to seal […]

Victor Osimhen declared fit as Super Eagles take on Bafana Bafana of S’Africa in AFCON

To Football, Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen has been cleared by the team’s medical doctor for the clash against South Africa later today. Recall Osimhen missed the Super Eagles trip to Bouake – the venue of the semi-final clash with South Africa – after suffering abdominal discomfort. However, reports from Abidjan has revealed that, Osimhen […]

Peseiro not thinking about Bafana Bafana’s penalty-saving specialist

Super Eagles coach Jose Peseiro has underlined that he is not thinking about South Africa’s penalty-saving specialist Ronwen Williams ahead of Wednesday’s Africa Cup of Nations semifinal clash between the Super Eagles and Bafana Bafana. The Mamelodi Sundowns glovesman etched his name into the history books as the first goalkeeper to ever save four penalties […]

Auction to Sell Mandela’s Personal items Suspended

A public auction to sell approximately 70 personal items belonging to South Africa’s anti-apartheid hero, Nelson Mandela has been halted. Guernsey’s auction house in New York stopped the sale abruptly without an explanation, but the decision comes in response to public outcry in South Africa. Makaziwe Mandela, the eldest daughter of Nelson Mandela, had planned […]