South Africa's heated election campaign escalated into violence on Wednesday, forcing Johannesburg police to fire rubber bullets and stun grenades to separate armed supporters of the ruling ANC from...
A British Airways jumbo jet carrying 202 passengers and crew sliced into an office building at Johannesburg's main airport after following the wrong taxiway prior to takeoff for London, injuring four...
Helen Nyambura-Mwaura Exiled former Rwandan intelligence chief found murdered in a killing a Rwandan opposition party blamed on the country's government.
Oscar Pistorius did himself more harm than good when he took the witness stand, say South African lawyers.
Lisa Davies Oscar Pistorius is due to begin giving evidence in his own defence in a South Africa court this week, as the "trial of the century" enters its second act.
Lisa Davies The "trial of the century" has resumed in South Africa, with Oscar Pistorius expected to explain his version of what happened the night his girlfriend was shot dead.
Lisa Davies Oscar Pistorius continues to give evidence in the most anticipated stage of the "trial of the century".
Illegal hunting of the endangered animal is up a third, despite air and foot patrols, as poaching is fuelled by a demand for their horns in Asian countries.
Lisa Davies Oscar Pistorius was on Thursday accused of "blaming everybody else but himself" as he faced a second day of relentless cross-examination at his murder trial, with the state trying to portray him as...
Lisa Davies As Oscar Pistorius faced further cross-examination, the Olympian made a slip in his evidence. And the prosecutor swooped.
Lisa Davies Prosecutor Gerrie Nel declared he would be able to prove Oscar Pistorius murdered his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp because his “version is a lie”.
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.
Lisa Davies Oscar Pistorius has returned to court after retching and vomiting in dramatic fashion the day earlier.
Lisa Davies, in Pretoria Pretoria: Oscar Pistorius was in the process of buying six guns at the time he shot dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, with a revolver marketed as “the world’s most powerful...
Lisa Davies in Pretoria A professional boxer known as the “KO KID” has recalled the day Oscar Pistorius accidentally fired a gun in a Johannesburg restaurant, narrowly avoiding serious injury, before asking a friend to take...
Lisa Davies, in Pretoria The crowd around the court grows as the Pistorius trial hears testimony on a second count of firing a gun in a public place.
Lisa Davies Turning in his seat to face only the trial judge, Darren Fresco was able to avoid the steely looks his one-time close friend Oscar Pistorius was sending across the Pretoria court room.
Lisa Davies Oscar Pistorius' girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, would have felt stress, anxiety, fear and most likely screamed loudly when she was shot in the hip and arm, a pathologist told the Olympian's murder...
Lisa Davies Graphic images of a bloody and deceased Reeva Steenkamp prompted accused killer Oscar Pistorius to violently throw up in the dock.