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.
Poachers target ostriches
Poachers are ripping off ostrich feathers in South Africa.
Video of the Day: Zulu gay wedding
Marrying ancient tradition with brave modernity, a gay couple tied the knot in a traditional Zulu and Tswana wedding ceremony in KwaDukuza, South Africa.
For Margaret Thatcher, few tears shed in South Africa
The late British prime minister once labeled Nelson Mandela's political group a terrorist organization. Three years after Thatcher left office, Mandela became South Africa's first black president.
Nelson Mandela released from the hospital
Former South African President Nelson Mandela was released from the hospital today after receiving treatment for a recurring lung infection and pneumonia.
Madonna charity met with criticism in Malawi
Officials in Malawi accuse Madonna, who has adopted two Malawian children, of not living up to her charitable promises.
Nelson Mandela update: ‘further improvement’ as he spends Easter in the hospital
Mandela, 94, was hospitalized in Pretoria on Wednesday to receive treatment for a recurrance of pneumonia.
South Africa helicopter crash kills 5 in Kruger National Park
A helicopter crash in South Africa's Kruger National Park has killed five members of the military who were patrolling in an anti-rhino poaching operation.
Nelson Mandela breathing 'without difficulty' in hospital
Nelson Mandela's breathing has improved after having fluid drained off his lungs, the South African presidency says.
Mandela making ‘steady progress’ in hospital
President Jacob Zuma advises South Africans not to panic, but also to prepare for the worst.
Nelson Mandela appears to be in good spirits in hospital
The ninety-four-year-old South African hero remains in the hospital with a lung infection but appears to be in good condition, observers notes.
The music of Mandela
The struggles and triumphs of one of the world's most respected civil rights leaders have inspired countless songs from musicians across the globe.