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February 11, 2016
Protests inside, outside during South African nation speech
Opposition members disrupted the South African president's state-of-the-nation address on Thursday, with some lawmakers ...
February 09, 2016
South African court hears case against president
The chant "Pay back the money" filtered into South Africa's highest court on Tuesday, as judges heard a case in which ...
February 08, 2016
South Africa's Desmond Tutu defends reconciliation process
Retired archbishop Desmond Tutu has defended the reconciliation policy that ended white minority rule in South Africa, saying ...
February 03, 2016
South African president seeks to resolve spending scandal
President Jacob Zuma of South Africa has expressed willingness to reimburse the state for spending on his private home, the ...
January 25, 2016
South African prosecutors argue against Pistorius appeal
South African prosecutors have asked the nation's highest court to reject a bid by Oscar Pistorius' lawyers to appeal the ...
January 21, 2016
South African court rules in favor of local rhino horn trade
A South African court has dismissed a government effort to preserve a ban on the domestic trade in rhino horn, prompting ...
January 12, 2016
Pistorius lawyer: Appeal court ignored athlete's disability
Oscar Pistorius' lawyer said the South African Supreme Court of Appeal ignored the double-amputee's vulnerability when it ...
January 11, 2016
Pistorius asks top court to hear appeal of murder conviction
Oscar Pistorius has appealed his murder conviction for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp to South Africa's Constitutional ...
December 30, 2015
Tribal king in South Africa faces jail time
A tribal king in South Africa faces lengthy jail time after being convicted of arson, kidnapping and other crimes in a case ...
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 ...
December 28, 2015
F.W. de Klerk criticizes campaign to remove Rhodes statue
Nobel Peace Prize winner and South Africa's last apartheid President F.W. de Klerk criticized as "folly" a campaign to remove ...
December 15, 2015
South Africa ambassador to Australia charged with corruption
A spokesman for South Africa's National Prosecuting Authority said the country's High Commissioner to Australia has been ...
December 14, 2015
South Africa: 3 finance ministers in 1 week hits currency
In less than a week, South Africa has had three finance ministers. Last Wednesday, Nhlanhla Nene was fired. On Thursday, ...
December 10, 2015
South Africa's currency weakens after finance minister fired
The abrupt firing of South Africa's finance minister created uncertainty about Africa's second-largest economy Thursday as ...
December 09, 2015
South Africa's finance minister fired
South Africa's president has fired the country's finance minister who served less than two years. On Wednesday, President ...
December 08, 2015
Oscar Pistorius to appeal to South Africa's highest court
Oscar Pistorius will try to appeal his murder conviction in South Africa's highest court, his lawyer said Tuesday, possibly ...
December 08, 2015
Oscar Pistorius applies for bail following murder conviction
Oscar Pistorius wants to take his case to South Africa's Constitutional Court, challenging an appeals court that convicted ...
December 03, 2015
Oscar Pistorius conviction: Explaining the law behind it
The heart of the murder case against Oscar Pistorius has relied on a section of South African criminal law known by the Latin ...
November 26, 2015
South Africa moves closer to legal trade in rhino horns
A South African court on Thursday opened the way to allowing local trade in rhino horns, alarming some conservationists who ...
November 01, 2015
South African leader says nation must unite to save rhinos
South Africans don't want a future where rhinos become extinct and the only rhinoceros they see is on the back of a banknote ...