South African court opens trial of police officer for death of 1971 anti-apartheid activist; paves way for prosecution of similar crimes
A former South African police officer will face trial over the 1971 killing of an anti-apartheid activist after a court ruling that could lead to the prosecution of similar crimes
Islamic State's 'caliph' is alive, but killing him won't change much; such groups thrive when societies fail to mediate conflicts
Islamic State's caliph Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s message will give hope to jihadists in many parts of the world, but it’s important to remember that IS has sustained itself, and expanded in new regions without hearing from him
Barack Obama will give a speech in Johannesburg on 17 July, a day before Nelson Mandela's birth anniversary, and also host a town hall event.
Cannes Film Festival 2018: Nelson Mandela's associate attends premiere of documentary on Rivonia trial
The State Against Mandela and the Others, a French-funded documentary based on the recently released audio recordings of the proceedings, premiered at Cannes
Winnie Mandela dies at 81: South Africa's flawed heroine was known as much for controversial past as activism
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's marriage to Nelson Mandela and her anti-apartheid activism ensured many South Africans saw her as "the mother of the nation", but her past was littered with dark controversies
Winnie Mandela dead at 81: Nelson Mandela's ex-wife, South African anti-apartheid activist passes away after illness
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, prominent anti-apartheid activist and the ex-wife of Nelson Mandela, died in a hospital on Monday after a long illness, her family said. She was 81.
Cyril Ramaphosa's eventful career may take him from trade unionist and tycoon to South Africa's next president
Cyril Ramaphosa's long and eventful career has taken him from trade union activist to multi-millionaire — and now within a heartbeat of the South African presidency
Myanmar's suffocating control of its Rohingya population amounts to "apartheid", Amnesty International said on Tuesday.
The elaborately planned "wind up" began with Jonathan Agnew reading out a doctored press release from the ICC to Geoff Boycott.
Margaret Court's verbal diarrhoea: 'Full of lesbians' and other controversial quotes from tennis legend
Margaret Court's comments have drawn the ire of former and current tennis players from Martina Navratilova to Andy Murray.
Africa knows it is still a white man’s world. Hence it remembers Fidel Castro’s role in Africa. So should we.
PM Modi arrived in South Africa on Friday. His visit assumes significance as it is the first state visit by an Indian PM in a decade.
Ballet is beginning to find its feet in the country's black townships, thanks to a project to train township dance teachers in classical dance
South Africa's ambassador to Japan has sent a letter of protest to a conservative Japanese newspaper about a recent column that in essence advocated separate residences for foreign workers modeled on apartheid.
South Africa's anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela had grave concerns about his followers branding him a 'saint'.
The appointment of Guy Scott as Zambia's acting president until elections are held within 90 days followed the death of President Michael Sata in a London hospital after a long illness.
Gordimer, who won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1991 for novels that explored the complex relationships and human cost of racial conflict in apartheid-era South Africa, died peacefully in her sleep at her home in Johannesburg on Sunday.
A hearse carrying Mandela's body drove into his hometown in rural South Africa ahead of burial Sunday, returning the country's peacemaker to the place where he had always wanted to die.
The sign language interpreter who sparked controversy at Nelson Mandela's funeral has claimed he suffered hallucinations while on the dais.
Mandela, South Africa's first black president who steered his nation out of apartheid and into multi-racial democracy, died on Thursday at the age of 95.