Africa has greater potential than India: Stanchart
Banks around the world are attracted to the continent's rapidly growing economies.
Oscar Pistorius' brother acquitted in woman's death in road accident
The case attracted international attention because Carl and brother Olympian Oscar Pistorius were in court, at the same time, for the deaths of two women.
What to read: think globally (VIDEO)
Wondering which books to read this summer? Watch these international writers talk about their favorite books from abroad.
Going platinum: South Africa's miners in fresh strikes
Fresh unrest in South Africa’s troubled platinum belt has ignited fears of a return to the violence that last year left more than 50 people dead.
Reflecting on the pursuit of equality and non-discrimination on LGBT Day
Commentary: Fallacious claims about homosexuality prevail in 76 UN-member countries.
Is apartheid funny? South Africa’s new comedians think so
Stand-up comedy routines are largely torn from the headlines, showing the political acumen of South African comedians and their keen crowds.
South Africa: Police filmed taking bribes, performing sexual act (VIDEO)
A policeman and policewoman will be suspended after they were caught on camera accepting a bribe and performing a sex act.
South African minister hits out at UK over canceled aid
Pravin Gordhan says the UK's new plans didn't actually represent an 'agreement' between the countries.
This is what could drive platinum higher, very soon
Miners in South Africa threaten to strike as government, unions discuss restructuring.
#AFridayIn: Johannesburg, South Africa
From food vans to gastropubs and a wine show, GlobalPost's Erin Conway-Smith shares a sunny and delicious Friday in Joburg.
Dragon King dinosaur fossils found in northwest China declared a new species
The theropod called "Aurun zhaio" or "Dragon King" was discovered by American biologist James Clark and his team in the Xinjiang region of northwestern China.
Who let the Gupta family land at a South African military base?
South Africa's special treatment of India's wealthy Gupta family, which has special links to President Jacob Zuma, has caused an uproar.
Was the last rhino in Mozambique killed?
International media has latched onto the story of the "last 15 rhinos killed" in Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park.
Ailing Mandela image prompts charges of political opportunism
The first public pictures of Nelson Mandela in nine months were meant to reassure a worried public. Instead, they've sparked concern among South Africans that their beloved national hero is being exploited.
South African Olympic hero Mokoena leaps over bed of crocodiles
Here's one that'll up the ante on Olympic feats.
South African Olympic medalist leaps over creek full of crocodiles
South African long jumper Khotso Mokoena fulfills life-dream of successfully hopping over a creek infested with deadly crocodiles.
ANC criticized for visit with frail Nelson Mandela (VIDEO)
South Africa's African National Congress (ANC) has defended its criticized video of President Jacob Zuma's visit with a frail Nelson Mandela in his home, saying it was not a "publicity stunt."
Is this the end of expensive air travel in Africa?
Government regulations and fuel costs mean even short flights in Africa carry exorbitant prices, but a new airline is trying to bring that cost down.
Urgent need for durable strategy against malaria
Commentary: Classical methods should be added to strategy against mosquitoes.
UN Human Rights Council may act against LGBT discrimination
Commentary: Marriage equality in France shifts spotlight to remaining global resistance.
South Africa: Desmond Tutu in the hospital
Peace activist Desmond Tutu checked into a Cape Town hospital today for treatment of an ongoing infection.
Cheetah could be extinct by 2030
While the cheetah survived mass extinction 10,000 years ago, it now may face it again.
South African woman IDs rapists by smell rather than sight
A South African woman identified her alleged attackers by their odors after she said she was raped in the dark.
Innovation of the Day: Camouflage Condoms
South African soldiers have a new camouflaged weapon in their arsenal.
Keeping up with the Mandelas
Amid growing controversy over attempts by Nelson Mandela's children to capitalize off his legacy, two granddaughters launch Kardashian-style reality show.
Armored cars using bullet-proof foam in South Africa (VIDEO)
Rash of thefts prompts unique security feature that shoots hardening foam into cash vans.
Tip-toeing into Africa
Amid headlines declaring Africa the new frontier for investment, experts wonder how long it can last.
Pistorius partying? Athlete denies getting drunk, fondling women over the weekend
Oscar Pistorius denied that he went out partying weeks after a judge lightened his original strict bail terms.
Dali Mpofu, lawyer representing Marikana miners, stabbed
Dali Mpofu was stabbed by thieves on an Eastern Cape beach on Thursday.
Johannesburg police seize 30,000 penis enlargement pamphlets
Johannesburg police have busted a penis enlargement operation for explicit photos.
South Africa: Mandela’s daughters seek more control over his companies
Makaziwe Mandela and Zenani Mandela-Dlamini are seeking the removal of the three directors from Harmonieux Investment Holdings and Magnifique Investment Holdings.