The athlete's fate now rests in the hands of five of South Africa's top judges
Khulekani Mpanza was shot dead while laying unarmed and injured on a quiet suburban road in Krugersdorp
Government halts plans to increase university fees, which sparked more than a week of nationwide demonstrations
Heroics from Scotland and Wales are not enough to stop the southern hemisphere giants in epic quarter finals
As injury-ravaged Wales prepare for South Africa showdown, claims that the physicality of modern rugby has gone too far
Historic partnership between the powerful labour movement and governing ANC 'has begun to fall apart'
Commentators from around the world go ballistic as Karne Hesketh secures incredible upset for Japan – video
The Springboks finished bottom of the Rugby Championship and will be determined to avoid another quater-final exit
'Homo Naledi' was very skinny with powerful joint muscles and the brain the size of a gorilla's
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