Collison of minibus and truck in KwaZulu-Natal province leaves 16 children dead, officials say, with local media reporting a higher toll of 19 children and three adults.
Unusually heavy rains began a few days ago in parts of KwaZulu-Natal, leading to massive floods that have wreaked havoc in the country’s most popular holiday destination.
Officials report 306 deaths from rains, the heaviest in six decades, that wreaked havoc in the coastal province of KwaZulu-Natal at the weekend, destroying homes and infrastructure.
A South African study with 15 individuals infected with the Omicron variant, some vaccinated and some not, shows promising recovery. The subjects are likely to demonstrate increased immunity to the Delta variant.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa says deadly violence and looting that have shaken the country over the past week were planned as death toll mounts to 212.
President Cyril Ramaphosa meets with leaders of political parties to discuss ways to address days of unrest that has left scores dead and battered the economy.
Multiple dwellings and houses collapsed in the mudslides triggered by days of rains, said KwaZulu-Natal Emergency Medical Services spokesman Robert McKenzie.
The International Cricket Council is investigating an incident where Pakistan's Sarfraz Ahmed appeared to taunt South African player Andile Phehlukwayo using racist and derogatory terms in a one-day game.
Argentina outscored the South Africans by four tries to three in a fevered performance, aided by a litany of mistakes by their visitors.
Argentina ran out of gas after leading 14-10 at half-time as they suffered a 23rd loss in 29 Tests since the 2015 World Cup, going down 34-21 to the South Africans in Durban.
The India-based bank has been in the spotlight over its links to the Gupta family, which has been implicated in an influence-peddling scandal surrounding South Africa's former President Jacob Zuma,
The mosque attack in which three people's throats were slit after midday prayers, killing one of them, has raised fears of extremism in a community near the South African city of Durban.
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