Wits vice-chancellor says state can help end exploitation
Wits vice-chancellor Adam Habib plans to abolish the "exploitative" practise of outsourcing support service workers on campus.
Former Lesotho prime minister flees to South Africa
Former Lesotho prime minister Tom Thabane says he fears for his life and is asking for protection.
ANC hopes Methodists will minister to them
The ANC says the Methodist Church may "revisit" a ban on its ministers serving as party chaplains. Not so, says the church.
Zimbabweans go hungry as drought hammers southern Africa
While the impact is looking serious for Zimbabwe, the drought could also hit southern Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique and Namibia.
Forex probe may stem from whistle blower or 'confession'
The Reserve Bank hasn't found any untoward activity in a review of foreign exchange trading, but the Competition Commission is investigating.
Miners threaten legal action to release Marikana report
Lawyers for Marikana miners warn they will go to court this week if President Jacob Zuma does not release the report by the Marikana commission.
Platini: Blatter lied about plans to let go of power
Uefa president Michel Platini says Sepp Blatter is desperately clinging to the reins of power because he is scared of life outside of Fifa.
Africa seeks super banker to manage new economic frontier
Eight candidates are vying to become the next head of the strategic African Development Bank as the continent undergoes an economic transformation.
Derby-Lewis showed no remorse for 'heinous act'
The Pretoria high court has heard that Clive Derby-Lewis's apologies were mere lip service and the initial decline of his parole request was rational.
Burundi police kill one during anti-Nkurunziza protest
A demonstrator has been shot dead and two others wounded when police opened fire on a group of about 100 protesters.
Jailed Swazi activists in legal limbo
It is now over a year since the imprisonment of two Swazi activists -- and they have still not been granted bail.
Nigeria fuel crisis could shut down mobile phones, operator warns
Nigeria's biggest mobile phone operator MTN has warned that its network faces shutdown due to fuel shortages that have crippled the nation.
Illicit financial flows costing Africa billions
Abusive transfer pricing, bribery and tax evasion are contributing to the loss of more than $60-billion from unlawful money flows in Africa.
War inevitable unless the US backs down - China state media
A Chinese state-owned newspaper has warned the US that their continued resistance to the building of artificial islands will lead to a full-blown war.
Jonathan has handed over a Nigeria in crisis - opposition
Nigeria's new ruling party has slammed Goodluck Jonathan for crippling the nation by not addressing vital issues.
Mathematician John Nash dies in car crash
John Nash, the Nobel Prize winner whose longtime struggle with mental illness inspired the movie "A Beautiful Mind", was killed in a car crash Sunday.
Rugby: Cats with contrasting fortunes
The struggling Cheetahs have been tamed this season but the Lions have regained their roar.
Messi leads Barca from crisis club to champions
The mercurial Argentine Lionel Messi has guided the Catalans from potential disaster to Spanish glory.
Hurricanes strike the right note
Traditionalists will be happy to see that playing rugby the old-fashioned way pays off.