Nelson Mandela is dead. The former president of South Africa died peacefully at his home in Houghton, Johannesburg, after a lengthy illness which had kept him bedridden. He was 95.
Former president Nelson Mandela died peacefully at his home in Johannesburg, surrounded by his family on Thursday evening, President Jacob Zuma said.
HOME-TOWN hero Cecil Afrika can provide the spark the Blitzbokke need to end their frustrating wait for success on South African soil when the star-studded HSBC World Sevens Series circuit arrives in Port Elizabeth this weekend.
FOR the first time in 25 consecutive matches stretching back to February, South Africa are not thinking about how to beat Pakistan.
BAFANA Bafana earned their most famous victory yet against European opposition by inflicting just the second defeat on world champions Spain this year, 1-0 in last night’s international friendly at FNB Stadium.
THE Springboks’ power and precision set them apart in the first half before they kept a predictably brave Scotland well beyond arm’s length at Murrayfield in Edinburgh yesterday.
THE brilliance of AB de Villiers shone through the irrelevance of the fifth one-day international between Pakistan and South Africa in Sharjah last night.
SOUTH AFRICA pulled off a sensational one-run victory over Pakistan at Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, last night to go 1-0 in the first of the five-match one-day Internationals (ODI) series.