Aislinn Laing Oscar Pistorius got into a fight in a nightclub on Saturday evening with a man who "aggressively engaged" him about the case.
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Helen Nyambura-Mwaura Exiled former Rwandan intelligence chief found murdered in a killing a Rwandan opposition party blamed on the country's government.
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Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe meets his counterpart Xi Jinping in China on Monday after being invited to visit, weeks after he was snubbed by US President Barack Obama at a summit of African...
Norimitsu Onishi Pallo Jordan, a veteran anti-apartheid activist and leading intellectual in South Africa, quits a week after a newspaper reported that he had lied about his academic credentials.
Erin Conway-Smith in Pretoria The lengthy murder trial of Oscar Pistorius drew to a close yesterday (Friday) with an impassioned plea from the Paralympic champion's lawyer and a date of Sept 11 set for the verdict.
Erin Conway-Smith Oscar Pistorius was a "deceitful" and "appalling" witness who became trapped in a "snowball of lies", the prosecution said during the first day of closing arguments in the Paralympian's murder trial.
Prosecutors will be first to deliver arguments and field questions from the judge overseeing the trial of Oscar Pistorius when it resumes on Thursday.
Robyn Dixon South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius, on trial in the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, has sold his home in an upscale gated community for $450,000, a sharp cut in the $620,000...
Robyn Dixon Nigerian militants have attacked a village in north-eastern Nigeria, killing many civilians, according to local officials and residents cited in Nigerian media.
Robyn Dixon Hackers hijacked the Twitter accounts of Kenya's Ministry of Defence and its spokesman, sending out tweets Sunday and Monday about corruption and starving children.
A magnitude 5.3 earthquake has hit South Africa, shaking buildings in the financial capital of Johannesburg.
Aislinn Laing Oscar Pistorius drank tequila shots, socialised with a known violent offender and had scantily-clad women sitting on his knee before the fight that led to him leaving a nightclub, it has been claimed.
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.
Christopher Torchia The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius resumes on Monday after one month during which mental health experts evaluated the athlete.
Robyn Dixon As the trial resumes, a psychiatric report says there was no mental disorder affecting the Olympian's understanding of right and wrong on Valentine's Day last year.
Andre Janse van Vuuren Oscar Pistorius's murder trial resumed on Monday after the end of a 30-day psychiatric evaluation to determine if he can be held criminally responsible for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Morag MacKinnon Footage aired of Oscar Pistorius re-enacting the night he killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp was "obtained illegaly" say lawyers for the athlete..