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  • South Africa drought

    For global water crisis, climate may be the last straw

    Before man-made climate change kicked in -- and well before “Day Zero” in Cape Town, where taps may run dry in early May -- the global water crisis was upon us. Freshwater resources were already badly stressed before heat-trapping carbon emissions from fossil fuels began to warm Earth’s surface and affect rainfall.

  • Cape Town may run out of water by April

    South Africa’s Cape Town, one of the world’s iconic tourist destinations, may run out of water by April as the city’s worst drought in a century risks forcing residents to join queues for emergency rations.

  • SL spoil AB's return

    AB de Villiers's sparkling half century could not prevent Sri Lanka from snatching a five-wicket victory with one ball to spare as they capitalised on six dropped catches by South Africa in the third Twenty20 on Wednesday.

  • Sri Lanka put Proteas into bat under overcast sky

    Sri Lanka won the toss and sent South Africa in to bat in the second Test at a sold-out Newlands on Monday.

  • Great South African all-rounder Rice dies

    Clive Rice, South Africa captain who led the national team on their return from isolation, passes away at the age of 66 in a Cape Town hospital on Tuesday after suffering from a brain tumour.

  • World's first penis transplant patient fathers a child (video)

    A young South African man who had the world's first successful penis transplant last December has impregnates his girlfriend.

  • Headline: 100-year-old's birthday skydive

    A great-grandmother in South Africa has celebrated her 100th birthday with a skydive near Cape Town.