JOHANNESBURG (REUTERS) – South Africa sought to revive its stuttering economy on Monday (June 1) with the partial lifting of a coronavirus lockdown, letting people…View More Coronavirus: South Africa loosens lockdown in economic recovery effort
CAPE TOWN (AFP) – South African Fredie Blom celebrated his 116th birthday on Friday (May 8) unphased by the coronavirus crisis, over 100 years since…View More One of the world's oldest men, Fredie Blom, marks his 116th birthday in South Africa
Amid a deepening political crisis, embattled PM Thomas Thabane has resisted efforts to leave office immediately. Lesotho’s Senate has passed constitutional amendments seeking to curb…View More Lesotho Senate piles more pressure on PM by amending constitution
Wolfgat, which opened last year in an isolated fishing village on South Africa’s Western Cape, named best in the world. A tiny beach restaurant in…View More Tiny South African beach restaurant crowned best in the world
JOHANNESBURG (AP) – A baby giraffe that was befriended by a dog after he was abandoned in the wild has died, a South African animal…View More Abandoned baby giraffe befriended by dog in Africa dies
JOHANNESBURG (AFP) – South African anti-apartheid icon Desmond Tutu has been admitted to hospital in Cape Town “for treatment of a stubborn infection”, his office…View More South Africa's Desmond Tutu hospitalised for 'infection'
Farmers worry about effect on this season’s crops. The South African Weather Service (SAWS) has warned of a heatwave expected to hit at least four…View More Drought-hit South Africa braces for fresh heatwave
Former President Jacob Zuma faces 16 charges of fraud, corruption and racketeering related to 1990s arms deal. South Africa’s embattled former President Jacob Zuma is…View More South Africa ex-president Zuma to face corruption trial
Nigeria withdraws from WEF gathering in Cape Town in the aftermath of attacks on foreigners in South African cities. Nigeria has pulled out of an…View More Nigeria pulls out of South Africa summit after deadly riots
After wave of xenophobic violence, many foreign nationals say they do not feel welcome and fear for their safety. Johannesburg, South Africa – Black smoke…View More South Africa migrant attacks: 'Why can't we live with peace?'
JOHANNESBURG (AP) – A group of Nigerians boarded a free flight from Johannesburg to Lagos on Wednesday (Sept 11), following a week of violence targeting…View More Hundreds of Nigerians board plane to leave South Africa after xenophobic violence
JOHANNESBURG (AFP) – At least one person was killed and five others injured in Johannesburg on Sunday (Sept 8), police said, after security forces clashed…View More One killed, five wounded in new Johannesburg violence
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s ANC party set to maintain its majority despite opposition gains, early results show. Johannesburg, South Africa – With more than 50 percent…View More South Africa's ruling ANC takes lead as vote counting continues
Young generation born after the end of apartheid in 1994 wants ‘real equality’ in the country. Johannesburg, South Africa – Kabelo Mahlobogwane, 24, is among a generation…View More South Africa elections: 'Born frees' call for change