Legal experts raise eyebrows over justice minister's intervention to keep Oscar Pistorius behind bars
South African police are investigating the attack on a pastor who feeds his congregation snakes and rodents
While England and Wales head to World Cup training camps, New Zealand, South Africa and Australia are preparing for a bruising
The 83-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner is in hospital in South Africa with a 'persistent infection'
Government officials may face criminal charges for failing to arrest Sudan's president for war crimes
The invasive tests are a gross violation of women's rights but are still openly carried out in many societies
From Johannesburg to Cape Town, 'huge problem' of book theft crosses all race and class boundaries
Xenophobic rioting led to eight deaths last month, but South Africa's problems go back decades
Witnesses at the scene said Andrew Chimboza had flesh in his teeth and dry blood on his mouth
'Diplomatic tit-for tat' intensifies as Pretoria issues strongly worded statement criticising Nigeria
Siyanda Ngwenya thrown out of South African Big Brother for 'sexual misconduct', and Axola Mbengo removed ‘for her own well-being'
Wealthy hunters pay a premium to shoot 'Frankenstein freaks of nature' like white lions and golden gnus
Thieves 'brazenly ignore' cameras to steal mobile phones and laptops from journalists in Johannesburg
Shrien Dewani was acquitted of murder but might still face questions over wife's honeymoon murder
The parole of South Africa's death squad commander Eugene de Kock is dividing a nation
Anni Dewani was killed just weeks after marrying Shrien Dewani in a fairytale Hindu ceremony
By 2050, Africa’s population will hit 2.4 billion. What effect will this have and what opportunities will it present for your business?
Two years after 34 people died at the British-owned Marikana mine, an inquiry seems no closer to the truth
This 'prince of the physical world' does not easily fit the description of an anxiety-ridden GAD sufferer
Will the ANC continue to dominate the Rainbow Nation’s politics – and what difference will Mandela’s death make?