South Africa's national assembly was brought to a halt on Thursday as far-left lawmakers noisily chanted 'pay back the money' at President Jacob Zuma, after $25 million in public funds was spent on...
South African President Jacob Zuma has confirmed the news that Nelson Mandela has died.
Nick Miller As speaker after speaker at Nelson Mandela’s memorial called for unity, a greater voice spoke of the increasing dissent and disquiet at the heart of South African politics.
David Blair South Africa has bowed to Chinese pressure and declined to grant the Dalai Lama a visa, forcing him to cancel his attendance at a gathering of Nobel laureates in Cape Town.
Paralympian star Oscar Pistorius's visit to a nightclub while on a charge of murdering his girlfriend was "unwise", his family admitted after the sprinter was involved in a drunken brawl.
Twenty years after South Africans of all colours wowed the world by voting to end apartheid, they shrugged off sporadic violence and flocked to the polls for another landmark election.
The results handed the governing African National Congress a victory with 62 percent of the vote - nearly the same share it won in 1994, the year it assumed power under Nelson Mandela in the nation's...
Xola Potelwa The music decks and end-of-year office parties fell silent across South Africa on Thursday when President Jacob Zuma delivered the news nobody wanted to hear: Beloved anti-apartheid hero Nelson...
Aislinn Laing South Africa will say goodbye to Nelson Mandela over 10 days of mourning culminating in a state funeral likely to be attended by world leaders including Barack Obama and Pope Francis.
Rene Vollgraaff, Janice Kew, Robert Brand South Africa will expand Nelson Mandela's memorial service to cater for at least 200,000 people as ordinary citizens to heads of state clamor to pay tribute to the former president.
Peroshni Govender, Jon Herskovitz and David Dolan From political posters to bottles of wine and kitchen aprons, the face and name of Nelson Mandela are a potent commercial and political brand in South Africa.
Nick Miller Johannesburg: Nondumiso Ndzamela is 23. She was born the year Nelson Mandela left prison, and she was just four when he brought democracy to her homeland and freedom to her family.
Nick Miller Bono, Robert Mugabe and Australia's High Commissioner have joined Nelson Mandela's family in a private viewing of his casket, as it lies in state in South Africa's capital.
Nick Miller and Jessica Wright The international deaf community is up in arms as claims emerged the signed-language interpreter on stage at Nelson Mandela's memorial service was a fake.
Nick Miller These are the moments that got people talking at the memorial service for Nelson Mandela at FNB Stadium in Johannesburg.
Sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela's funeral says a schizophrenic episode was to blame for him gesticulating nonsense - but he is still a "champion of sign language".
Nick Miller Yet another easy-listening ode to Nelson Mandela fades out on the radio and it's time for the ads.
Amogelang Mbatha South Africa's main opposition party chooses Mamphela Ramphele as its first black presidential candidate in a bid to break the ruling African National Congress's grip on power.
Alan Cowell A merger of two prominent South African opposition groups that was announced with much fanfare last week seems to have collapsed in acrimony.