Penny Junor Prince Harry is a 'natural leader: he is decisive, empathetic, charismatic, funny, charming, sweet, loving and scrupulously polite; but he’s capable of behaving like an idiot.'
Tuan Nguyen There's a renewed fervour among education advocates to encourage more students to enter the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
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.
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...
Lisa Davies Friday is likely to be the single biggest moment in Oscar Pistorius' 27-year-old life.
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...
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...
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...
Oscar Pistorius did himself more harm than good when he took the witness stand, say South African lawyers.
Rose Powell This cyclist was robbed at gunpoint, capturing the whole incident on a helmet-mounted camera.
Chris Dutton Nelson Mandela had a "massive aura", "walked the walk", "no one in the world can rival him" for the way he changed the world and "inspired the Rainbow Nation".
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.
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.