A Ugandan maid pleaded guilty today to the torture of a baby, a case that has shocked the country after a video of her abusing the child was made public.
A planned spin-off of businesses by global miner BHP Billiton will be called South32 when it seeks multiple stock listings next year.
A barking dog betrayed the presence of soldiers on a mission to save hostages held by al-Qaeda in Yemen.
Eskom has once again implemented power cuts until three generators are fixed.
Chad le Clos made history on the final night of the Fina World Short-Course Championships in Doha when he became the first swimmer to win the 50m, 100m and 200m butterfly.
The family of South African teacher Pierre Korkie, who was killed in a botched rescue mission in Yemen, said they choose to forgive and rejoice in his memories.
Former president Nelson Mandela would have been embarrassed at the recent events in Parliament, ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa has said.
Malawian President Peter Mutharika and his deputy have deferred a controversial pay rise for themselves.
- Madonna launches children’s hospital in Malawi
- Peter Mutharika’s DPP wins Malawi elections – electoral commission
- Malawi police fire tear gas, rubber bullets at election protesters
- Malawi electoral body challenges Joyce Banda’s election annulment
- Malawi promises forensic audit of state corruption as donors freeze funds
Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini is broke and cannot even afford to pay for groceries for his household, which includes six wives and 27 children.
Chelsea’s unbeaten start to the season ended in a dramatic 2-1 loss at Newcastle United today when Papiss Cissé struck twice to stun the Premier League leaders at St James’ Park.
Orlando Pirates had no answers for a dominant Kaizer Chiefs in the Soweto Derby at the FNB Stadium today.
A woman in northern Australia rushed into her back garden when she heard her fox terrier puppy yelping in terror, to find a 4.2m scrub python coiling itself around the little dog.
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I run because I run, and lately it feels like I’ve been running for my life.
Ordinary people are adversely affected by load shedding, and there may well be disastrous consequences for jobs, livelihoods and our sinking economy.
We hear it all the time, especially during the festive season. Many of South Africa’s taxis are death traps.