Lawrence Bartlett British millionaire Shrien Dewani on Monday pleaded not guilty to charges of murdering his young bride while on honeymoon in Cape Town as his long-awaited trial got under way.
Lisa Davies Oscar Pistorius is preparing to face a South African court for judgement in his murder trial.
Lisa Davies Judge Thokozile Matilda Masipa this week will reveal her verdicts in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius.
Sarah Lyall and Alan Cowell The murder trial of the Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius lurched to a close on Friday when he was convicted of culpable homicide in the shooting death last year of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.
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.
A magnitude 5.3 earthquake has hit South Africa, shaking buildings in the financial capital of Johannesburg.
South Africa plans to evacuate hundreds of rhino from Kruger National Park to safe havens out of horn smugglers' reach.
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.
South African President Jacob Zuma has confirmed the news that Nelson Mandela has died.
Nick Miller Yet another easy-listening ode to Nelson Mandela fades out on the radio and it's time for the ads.
Nick Miller Mandela remembered Qunu, where he will be buried, as "a beautiful country" that was "green even in winter".
Kevin Crowley The killing of a former spy chief in Johannesburg has shocked critics of Rwanda's government.
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.
A new party that will defend gays and lesbians against violence and persecution will stand in South Africa's elections this year.
Police are investigating a son of South Africa's President Jacob Zuma for manslaughter after a woman died in an accident involving his sports car, media reports said Sunday.
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 Pretoria: Senior Seven Network journalist Chris Reason and cameraman Rob Brown feel lucky to have escaped without injury after being robbed at knife point on the streets of South Africa this week.
Lisa Davies in Pretoria The Blade Runner's murder trial has entered its second week.
Lisa Davies, in Pretoria Pretoria: Oscar Pistorius is selling the luxury South Africa home where he shot and killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, revealing he needs the funds to cover the mounting legal fees incurred as...