Tag: South Africa

“Weapons and ammunition for Russia”. Diplomatic tension between South Africa and the US

“Weapons and ammunition for Russia”. Diplomatic tension between South Africa and the US

The war in Ukraine has repercussions across the globe. The South African government has, in fact, summoned the US ambassador, Reuben Brigety, to express its disappointment after the allegations that the country would have allowed the shipment of arms to Russia at the end of 2022. South Africa believes relations with the United States are […]

There is a cobra on the plane: the pilot had to make an emergency landing

There is a cobra on the plane: the pilot had to make an emergency landing

For Rudolph Erasmus, a South African airplane pilot, the flight from Cape Town to Nelspruit in the north of the country should be a short and routine journey like any other. All was well until the pilot noticed an unexpected “passenger” in the cabin: not a human, but a cobra crawling over him as the […]

Colombia falls to Brazil and South Africa in the ‘Challenge’ of the Rugby World Cup

Colombia falls to Brazil and South Africa in the ‘Challenge’ of the Rugby World Cup

The Colombian women’s rugby team continues its achievements in the 7’s Rugby World Cup. ‘Las Tucanas’, after falling to the New Zealand team 47-5 yesterday, and making history by scoring the first to attempt for our country in this world competition they played the ‘Challenge’, the part of the tournament in which the defeated in […]

New Zulus king crowned despite family divisions over succession

New Zulus king crowned despite family divisions over succession

Misuzulu Sinqobile Zulu, 47, enters the bead (Livestock area) of the Royal Residence at Nongoma, South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province. Inside, you will take part in a secret ritual that aims to introduce you to your ancestors – descendants of King Shaka Zulu who terrorized British settlers in the 19th century. After that, he will be […]

Manhunt launched in South Africa after kidnapping of 6-year-old boy

Manhunt launched in South Africa after kidnapping of 6-year-old boy

south africa flag © fluxcomm/Flickr Author: Lusa South African authorities launched a manhunt on Wednesday after the early morning kidnapping of a 6-year-old boy on his way to school in a Cape Town suburb. “Six suspects fled with the victim and have not yet been apprehended,” local police said in a statement, adding that an […]

At least 43 Mozambicans arrested after gang rape of eight women

At least 43 Mozambicans arrested after gang rape of eight women

At least 43 Mozambicans were detained after the alleged gang rape of eight women during an armed robbery in the Krugersdorp mining area last week, announced a South African police source. South African Police (SAPS) National Command spokeswoman Brenda Muridili said more than 130 undocumented migrants have been detained since July 29 as part of […]

82 men arrested on suspicion of rape of eight women in South Africa

82 men arrested on suspicion of rape of eight women in South Africa

In South Africa’s Gauteng province, a total of 82 men have been detained by police on suspicion of gang raping eight women after assaulting them while filming a music video, the country’s security services confirmed on Saturday. At least 17 men were arrested on Saturday, after 65 other suspects were arrested on Friday, police spokeswoman […]

Chemical methanol identified as possible cause of death of 21 youngsters in South African nightclub

Chemical methanol identified as possible cause of death of 21 youngsters in South African nightclub

The toxic chemical methanol was identified last month as a possible cause of death for 21 teenagers at a bar in the South African city of East London. Methanol was found in all of the bodies and investigations continue to determine if the levels of the toxic chemical were sufficient to have killed them. “Methanol […]

Mandela’s boxing belt stolen from Soweto museum

Mandela’s boxing belt stolen from Soweto museum

The boxing belt that former WBC world champion Sugar Ray Leonard offered to former president Nelson Mandela has been stolen from the South African anti-apartheid leader’s historic house museum in Soweto, outside of Johannesburg, it was announced this Wednesday. Gauteng police confirmed the incident to the local press and stated that they have been investigating […]

At least 18 dead after two shootings in bars in South Africa

At least 18 dead after two shootings in bars in South Africa

Two shootings took place in taverns in the city Pietermaritzburg (this) and from Johannesburg They left a total of at least 18 dead last night, police sources confirmed this Sunday. The first was the Pietermaritzburg incident, which left 4 killed and 8 seriously injured. According to police sources quoted by the local Times, two men […]

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