South African Airways, Kenya Airways, Air Mauritius and RwandAir are in talks to create an alliance in an effort to fight off mounting competition.
The Trump administration on Thursday announced a sharp refocus of its Africa strategy to counter what it called the "predatory" practices of China and Russia.
The long-awaited reports into the culture of Cricket Australia and the team in wake of the ball-tampering scandal have landed - and make for unpleasant reading.
- by Jon Pierik
The abstract design was drawn by hunter-gatherers who periodically dwelled in Blombos cave overlooking the Indian Ocean, about 300 kilometres east of Cape Town.
Trump built on his reputation for issuing false claims with a tweet asserting that there is "large scale killing" of farmers in South Africa.
- by Alex Wayne
Trump's tweet appeared to be a response to a Fox News report on Wednesday that focused on South Africa's land issue and murders of white farmers.
A group of drama students wrote The Fall while the University of Cape Town was in the throes of revolt.
- by John Bailey
Ronald Bobroff says he and his family are "living on the smell of an oily rag", but his son Darren owns two apartments in Sydney's exclusive eastern suburbs.
- by Sally Rawsthorne
South Africa's ruling African National Congress will push ahead with plans to amend the constitution to allow for the taking of land without compensation.
The crash of a vintage plane with 19 on board last week killed two passengers and left two Australian Qantas pilots in induced comas.
- by Jenny Noyes