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February 04, 2016
Teen's death 3 years ago a symbol of S. Africa's rape crisis
A teenager's cruel death three years ago has become a symbol of gender violence and South Africa's continued struggle to curb ...
February 01, 2016
In South Africa, armed robbers target paramedics
Paramedics on duty were robbed at gunpoint in two major cities in South Africa in recent days, raising concerns about the ...
January 15, 2016
US rapper Mos Def arrested at South African airport
The American entertainer commonly known as Mos Def has 14 days to leave South Africa after he was arrested for violating ...
December 29, 2015
African Penguins face threat from pet dogs
African Penguins struggle to find food at sea, contributing to a sharp drop in numbers over the years. The endangered animals ...
December 29, 2015
South Africa's last apartheid president takes heat
For years, South Africa's last white president opined on post-apartheid rule without getting much attention in a country ...
November 17, 2015
Hawaii canoe hits halfway mark in round-the-world voyage
The Polynesian voyaging canoe that is guided solely by nature as it circles the globe has reached South Africa, the halfway ...
November 13, 2015
Cape Town gets on the board with new Monopoly version
You can now reach Robben Island after you pass 'Go' in a new Cape Town version of Monopoly. The South African design of the ...
October 27, 2015
Top South African university to re-open after protests
One of South Africa's top universities will re-open Wednesday after reaching agreements with students whose protests against ...
October 22, 2015
South African president to meet student protesters
Thousands of South African university students demonstrated outside the headquarters of the country's ruling African National ...
October 21, 2015
South African police clash with students at parliament
Tear gas billowed and stun grenades exploded Wednesday as South African police pushed back students who had massed near the ...
October 19, 2015
South African students protest planned tuition fee hikes
Chanting protesters, including medical students with stethoscopes around their necks, demonstrated against planned increases ...
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 ...