This horrible video of a poached rhino dying in South Africa will fill you with rage
Visitors at Kruger National Park found this young rhino wandering and disoriented with a bullet in his head and half his face hacked off. Park rangers put him out of his misery.
The Pistorius trial, Day 3: Oscar Pistorius has some pretty intense fans
... and they have no problem harassing witnesses.
Oscar Pistorius testimony opens dramatically with tales of screams in the night
The trial is set to last three weeks.
OJ's attorney joins media frenzy for South Africa's 'trial of the century'
The Oscar Pistorius trial features a star athlete, domestic violence, TV cameras, and now OJ’s defense attorney.
Life as a secret gold miner in South Africa
Over the weekend, illegal miners got trapped underground behind a stadium in Johannesburg — then refused to come out. Yes, we'll explain.
200 feared trapped in illegal South African gold mine
It has not been a good month for South Africa's miners, legal or illegal.
What we know and don't know about the night Oscar Pistorius killed his girlfriend
One year later, here's what's happening and what's next.
South Africa's State of the Nation is kind of like the Oscars
... if people wore kilts and flamenco dresses to the Oscars
20 numbers to make you appreciate the extent of the world's poaching problem
Guess how many elephants are killed each day in Africa.
The skier you won't be seeing on the slopes at Sochi: Sive Speelman
Speelman would have been South Africa’s first black contender in the Winter Games.
Would you write your high school into your will? Mandela did
The late leader's bequests were highly personal: money left to his schools, his staff and his political party.
South Africa: Where it's okay to call an opponent a 'rent-a-black'
Twenty years after apartheid, campaigns remain fraught with racial politics.
Why Nigeria is about to become Africa's biggest economy
As you read this, it's probably already passed into the No. 1 slot.
These are the 29 foreign nationals executed in the US since 1976
US authorities failed to inform all but one of the arrested foreign nationals of their right to seek consular assistance, violating the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations.
There's something weird about the Nelson Mandela statue in Pretoria
And South Africans are now debating whether or not to fix it.
A record 1,004 rhinos were killed in South Africa in 2013
Valiant efforts by concerned citizens can't compete with the international smuggling operations that have zeroed in on South Africa in recent years.
Being Lord Voldemort in Africa
Japanese Premier Shinzo Abe arrived Friday in Ivory Coast, feeding China's and Japan's already tense rivalry.
7 of the most badass women who ever lived (who you've probably never heard of)
For every Joan of Arc, there’s a Mongolian wrestler princess; for every Mata Hari, there’s a Colombian revolutionary spy; for every Ada Lovelace, there’s a pin-up Austrian telecoms
Things rich people do: vacation in 'shanty towns' and pretend to be poor
It's so hard to believe this is real.
In Zambia, don't call the president a potato (and other handy insults from Africa)
GlobalPost's senior correspondent in Africa decodes "potato" and other headline-grabbing insults from around southern Africa. Use with caution.
Lost letters are magical. Here are 9 stories that bring serious feels
The ocean's not just for sharks and pirates. It's also a place for amazing, old-timey messages in bottles.
Rights groups say South African broadcaster censored anti-Zuma reports
"It makes a mockery of the principle of freedom of expression in the media and amongst citizens generally," said Right2Know spokesman Mark Weinberg.
Airplane hits building as it leaves Johannesburg, South Africa
The British Airways Boeing 747-400 taxied down a runway that was too narrow for its wingspan, and clipped a building in the process.
Zuma's Nkandla defense: No, no, that's not a swimming pool. It's a fire pool! For security!
South Africa attempts to justify the president's extravagance, but even Zuma's supporters are fed up with his use of public money.
2014: A year of electoral fireworks
A big year ahead for Dilma, Modi, Jokowi and Barry, too.
In New York City, a fitting tribute to Nelson Mandela (VIDEO)
At a church on New York's Upper West Side, a congregation says goodbye.
Mandela statue unveiled on South Africa's Reconciliation Day
According to the government, the unveiling of a new Mandela statue in Pretoria signals 'the start of celebrating and living the late Madiba's legacy and the end of the mourning period.'
Nelson Mandela has been laid to rest
His burial in Qunu combined military pomp with the abaThembu traditions of his childhood in the rural Eastern Cape.
Nelson Mandela laid to rest
His flag-draped casket was placed on cow skins, surrounded by 95 candles — each signifying a year of his extraordinary life.
Tutu 'not invited' to Mandela burial
'Had I or my office been informed that I would be welcome, there is no way on earth that I would have missed it.'
Mandela's body arrives at Qunu ahead of Sunday burial
Crowds cheered, lining the road leading to Qunu.