British millionaire businessman Shrien Dewani has appeared briefly in a South African court, where his lawyers successfully argued he was not yet fit to stand trial for the murder of his Swedish...
Rose Powell This cyclist was robbed at gunpoint, capturing the whole incident on a helmet-mounted camera.
Lisa Davies The dashing Olympic hero's murder trial - touted as the "trial of the century" - is underway in a drab Pretoria courtroom.
Lisa Davies Now that the state has concluded the calling of evidence, it is time for Team Pistorius to present its evidence in an attempt to secure an acquittal for the man once revered internationally as an...
Lisa Davies He's stood on the blocks at the Olympic games, run against able-bodied athletes as a double-amputee. But Friday is likely to be the single biggest moment in Oscar Pistorius’ 27-year-old life.
Johannesburg: A South African teacher is facing a possible murder charge following the death of a student he allegedly beat on the head with a belt, the education department said on Wednesday.
The businessman accused of arranging for his new bride to be murdered during their honeymoon in Cape Town was flown back to South Africa on Monday night after more than three years of trying to avoid...
Oscar Pistorius did himself more harm than good when he took the witness stand, say South African lawyers.
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.
Briton Shrien Dewani has lost a High Court case to block his extradition to South Africa until he is fit to stand trial.
A new party that will defend gays and lesbians against violence and persecution will stand in South Africa's elections this year.
Nelson Mandela left his roughly $US4.1 million ($4.7 million) estate to his wife Graca Machel, family members, staff, schools and the ANC, according to a summary of his will.
South African Paralympic sprint star Oscar Pistorius says he is consumed with sorrow as he marked one year since he shot dead his girlfriend on Valentine's Day in what he maintains was an accident.
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.
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.
While the peace icon was calling on South Africa to follow Nelson Mandela's example, his home was burgled.
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.
Aislinn Laing Nelson Mandela's extensive family has continued the bitter squabbles that began before his death with a dispute over who is now their proper leader, days before the reading of his will is expected.
Nick Miller Elizabeth Roebuck holds her dead son Peter's battered straw hat in her hands and looks out the window.