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  • S African cricketer Imran Tahir allegedly humiliated by Pakistani consulate in Birmingham

    South African cricketer and World XI squad member Imran Tahir ? who is due to play the Independence Cup series in Lahore this month ? accused the Pakistani consulate in Birmingham of "humiliating" him and his family when they attempted to apply for a visa to travel here...

    "Me and my family were humiliated and expelled from the Pak High Commission earlier today when I went to get a visa to play the World XI in Pakistan," he tweeted on...

  • South African farmers jailed for forcing black man into coffin

    A South African judge on Friday handed down jail terms of 19 and 16 years to two white farmers who filmed themselves forcing a black man into a coffin and threatening to burn him alive...

    ”The judge added that it was not the first time that the men had forced someone into a coffin against their will, saying their behaviour “raised and fuelled racial tension” in South Africa...

  • South African union workers protest against corruption

    SOUTH Africa’s biggest union group held marches nationwide on Wednesday to protest what it alleges is chronic corruption fuelled by President Jacob Zuma and a prominent family of businessmen, reflecting public anger over a scandal that has ensnared several international companies...

    The protests by the Congress of South African Trade Unions in Johannesburg and other cities come amid a power struggle within the ruling African National...

  • South African players oppose idea of 4-day Tests

    CAPETOWN: On the day that two of South Africa’s leading Test cricketers voiced their strong opposition to the concept of four-day Tests, it has emerged that Cricket South Africa failed to properly consult with their players prior to scheduling a four-day match against Zimbabwe...

    On Monday (Oct 2), captain Faf du Plessis and opening batsman Dean Elgar both expressed their desire for five-day Tests to continue in the wake of South...

  • South African trio feast on Bangladesh bowlers

    POTCHEFSTROOM: Bangla­desh’s decision to bowl first on the opening day of the series backfired in a big way as South Africa cruised to 298-1 at stumps on the opening day of the first Test on Thursday...

    The South African batters pounced...

  • South African star cricketers Duminy, Parnell likely to play in PSL3: sources

    South African star players JP Duminy and Wayne Parnell have consented to play in the third edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL3), sources said on Friday...

    With the PSL draft expected mid-October, as both Peshawar Zalmi and Lahore Qalandars will be busy with the South African Global Twenty20 league November onwards, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is in talks with other prominent South African players in this regard as well...

  • Govt to contest South African anti-dumping duties on cement

    ISLAMABAD: The government is working on two options to challenge South African anti-dumping duties on Pakistan’s exports of cement...

    “We are analysing the detailed report of International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa (ITAC) to determine our course of action,” an official of the Pakistan National Tariff Commission (NTC) told Dawn on Friday...

  • Al Qaeda frees South African hostage after six years

    A South African man abducted from his hotel and held hostage by Al Qaeda in Mali since 2011 has been freed unscathed, his country's foreign ministry said on Thursday...

    McGown has returned to South Africa and been reunited with his family, foreign ministry official Clayson Monyela told AFP...

  • ANC faces tough test in South African local elections

    JOHANNESBURG: South Africans vote on Wednesday in municipal elections widely seen as a referendum on President Jacob Zuma, with the stalling economy overshadowing progress made since the end of apartheid...

    Zuma’s African National Congress (ANC), which controls the majority of the 278 municipalities, has been weakened by graft scandals and growing public discontent since it led the fight that ended white-minority rule in 1994...

  • Pakistani vessel arrested at South African port released

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan National Shipping Corporation (PNSC)’s vessel MV Hyderabad, which was arrested at Port Elizabeth earlier this month, has been released after a guarantee of $14 million was provided by the Ministry of Finance, PNSC’s top official confirmed on Sunday...

    The vessel was sailing to the port of Pedro and made a stop at a South African port for refuelling, where it was arrested on a court order issued in regards to a...

  • South African police, protesters clash ahead of Zuma’s speech

    CAPE TOWN: South African police fired stun grenades to disperse angry protesters outside parliament on Thursday shortly before President Jacob Zuma was due to deliver his annual state of the nation address...

    The embattled president faces moves in court, in parliament and on the streets to have him impeached or dumped by the ruling African National Congress (ANC)...

  • Race ruling leaves Kallis 'embarrassed' to be South African

    NEW DELHI: Cricketing great Jacques Kallis has said he is “embarrassed” to be South African after the government banned four sports federations from bidding for international tournaments for failing to pick enough black players...

    South Africa's sports minister announced Monday he would veto any bid by the cricket, rugby, netball and athletics bodies to host multinational events as they had missed racial “transformation targets”...

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