All stories by Fakir Hassen
Mahatma Gandhi's great-grandaughter jailed for 7 years in a fraud caseRediff.com9 Jun 2021
Lata Ramgobin, who is the daughter of noted rights activists Ela Gandhi and late Mewa Ramgobind, was also refused leave to appeal both the conviction and the sentence by the Durban Specialised Commercial Crime Court.
Mahatma's great grandson dies of COVID-19Rediff.com23 Nov 2020
'My beloved brother has passed on after a month of illness with pneumonia, a superbug contracted in hospital and then COVID-19 also contracted while he was being treated. He suffered a major cardiac arrest this evening.'
SA cleric who attended Nizamuddin congregation dies of COVID-19Rediff.com5 Apr 2020
Moulana Yusuf Tootla, 80, attended the March 1-15 Tablighi Jamaat congregation in the Nizmuddin area, that has emerged as the epicentre for the spread of the coronavirus in different parts of India and abroad after thousands of people took part in it.
COVID-19: Prominent Indian-origin virologist dies in South AfricaRediff.com1 Apr 2020
Gita Ramjee has become the first Indian-origin South African to have died after contracting the novel coronavirus. Ramjee, a stellar vaccine scientist and an HIV prevention research leader, had returned from London a week ago but reportedly showed no symptoms of COVID-19.
India wants to work with BRICS nations on Fourth Industrial Revolution: PMRediff.com26 Jul 2018
He said the Fourth Industrial Revolution will have more importance than the capital.
Indian-origin anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada diesRediff.com28 Mar 2017
Kathrada, who frequently referred to Mandela as his 'elder brother', was among three political prisoners who were sentenced to life imprisonment together with the South African anti-apartheid icon after the infamous Rivonia Trial of 1964.
PM Modi feels 'at home' in Rainbow NationRediff.com8 Jul 2016
India and South Africa on Friday agreed to deepen engagement in key areas of defence production, manufacturing, mining and minerals and combating terrorism.
Madison-style event awaits PM Modi in South AfricaRediff.com30 Jun 2016
About 10,000 people, Grammy award-winning South African flautist Wouter Kellerman, a unique fusion of Zulu and Indian dancing along with local yoga exponents will be part of a welcome reception in Johannesburg for Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit next week.
Madison-style event awaits PM Modi in South AfricaRediff.com15 Jun 2016
A cultural programme incorporating Indian and African dance and music is being planned for the event, scheduled for July 8, which is being organised by SAWelcomesModi committee.
After 6 years on top, Lakshmi Mittal drops out of SA rich listRediff.com18 Dec 2015
Mittal's wealth dropped with the Arcelor Mittal share price falling
Net 1, Visa to roll-out virtual credit card in IndiaRediff.com13 Feb 2014
Net1's chief executive and chairman Serge Belamant said the Indian government was interested in the biometric verification technology that the company has been using in South Africa.
Mahatma Gandhi's march of 1913 re-enacted in South AfricaRediff.com4 Dec 2013
Hundreds of people joined a special commemoration of the centenary of what is now known as The Great Transvaal March by Mahatma Gandhi and his followers in 1913 at the town of Volksrust in South Africa.