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September 28, 2015
10 fishermen dead in South African trawler tragedy
Ten fishermen died and three were missing after the crew of a fishing trawler abandoned their vessel in rough seas off the ...
September 23, 2015
South African prison evacuated after deadly rat infestation
A South African prison that once held Nelson Mandela is being evacuated after two prisoners died from a disease carried by ...
September 22, 2015
Pistorius case to be heard by Supreme Court on Nov. 3
Oscar Pistorius' case will be heard by South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal on Nov. 3, when prosecutors will ask a panel ...
September 21, 2015
South African bust of Cecil Rhodes loses nose to vandals
A bronze bust of British colonialist Cecil John Rhodes has lost its nose to vandals who severed it with a power tool at a ...
September 19, 2015
Pistorius' parole review hearing postponed for 2 weeks
A second hearing to decide whether Oscar Pistorius should be released early from prison has been postponed for two weeks, ...
September 16, 2015
Pistorius lawyers: Prosecutors persisting with 'failed case'
Prosecutors are persisting with a "failed case" by taking an appeal against Oscar Pistorius' acquittal for murder to South ...
August 27, 2015
Scientists squabble while Africa's only penguins perish
They're cute, knee-high, they bray like donkeys and are a tourist attraction near Cape Town. But African Penguins — the ...
August 27, 2015
Pistorius parole board review set for Sept. 18
Oscar Pistorius' parole board review will take place on September 18, meaning the Olympic athlete will have to spend at least ...
August 19, 2015
SA Justice department could prevent Pistorius prison release
The head of South Africa's Department of Justice could "intervene" to prevent Oscar Pistorius' early release from prison, the ...
August 17, 2015
Pistorius prosecutors file appeal at Supreme Court
Prosecutors pushing for a murder conviction against Oscar Pistorius filed papers at South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal ...
August 16, 2015
South Africa: 5 dead in crash of ambulance aircraft
A private medical emergency service said all five people on board an ambulance aircraft were killed when it crashed while ...
July 31, 2015
South African police says American woman killed in Cape Town
A 39-year-old American woman was killed in a hotel room in Cape Town this week and a murder suspect of Guatemalan origin has ...
July 28, 2015
Desmond Tutu returns for treatment in South African hospital
South African retired archbishop Desmond Tutu has returned for hospital treatment, a week after he left a Cape Town hospital ...
July 21, 2015
Desmond Tutu home from the hospital
Retired archbishop Desmond Tutu returned home on Tuesday after a weeklong hospital stay to treat a "stubborn infection" and ...
July 14, 2015
South Africa's Desmond Tutu admitted to hospital
Retired archbishop Desmond Tutu has been admitted to a Cape Town hospital for a persistent infection, his South African ...
June 08, 2015
Oscar Pistorius case: Court sets November for appeal
Oscar Pistorius' case will go in front of South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal in November, the court said Monday, when ...
June 04, 2015
South African police investigating World Cup bribes
South African authorities have opened a "preliminary" investigation into World Cup bribery allegations, and an opposition ...
June 02, 2015
Slaves who died in 1794 Cape Town shipwreck are remembered
Against a backdrop of exclusive, sea-view apartments in Cape Town, South African and American researchers on Tuesday paid ...
May 12, 2015
South Africa: Wooden Rastafarian house is distinctive
Against the craggy grey-blue Haweqwa mountain range surrounding the wine-growing area of South Africa's Western Cape, a ...
May 06, 2015
Residents, workers protest in South African cities
Protesters in South Africa burned tires and piled rocks across the road leading to the Soweto home of the late Nelson Mandela ...