Ramaphosa 'did not know who that plane belonged to'
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has said he was not aware that the plane chartered for his official visit to Japan last month belonged to the Guptas.
The migrant who calls South Africa home
Every month Ernesto travels back to Mozambique from Sebokeng to get a new visitors' visa, and he has done so for the past 20 years.
Springbok World Cup court ban dropped
Transformation in rugby is urgent, said Judge Ntendeya Mavundla, and interested parties need to engage to "ventilate" the issue.
DA: We can take Tshwane
The Democratic Alliance believes it can grab the reigns of power from the ANC in the capital city, according to the party's mayoral candidates.
Poor children need to be supported from the womb, say experts
Unborn children who will enter into poverty need targeted support to help them, especially during the crucial first 1 000 days of life.
Motsoeneng pushes for regulation of journalists
SABC chief operations officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng has reiterated his desire to see the media regulated, getting South Africans fired up on Twitter.
The case of Wang Yu, emblem of China's human rights crackdown
The detention of Wang Yu was the opening salvo in an unprecedented crackdown on China's human rights lawyers.
Uber links With Kia to drive growth in Lagos
The US car-booking company has signed agreements with Kia and Lagos-based Access Bank to reduce the down payment required for new vehicles.
Durban first African city to host Commonwealth Games
The Commonwealth Games will be held in Africa for the first time in their 85-year history, with Durban's bid expected to boost jobs and tourism.
Why al-Bashir's visit to the UN presents the US with a diplomatic challenge
Omar al-Bashir's planned trip to New York to address a summit at the UN General Assembly involves considerable reputational risk for the US.
Al Shabab 'storms AU base' in Somalia
Militants from Somalia's Al-Qaeda-affiliated Al-Shabab group rammed a suicide car bomb into an African Union army base and stormed inside.
Why I swam across the Mediterranean in solidarity with refugees
Contrary to the cruelty attitudes of today, 70 years ago the world opened its arms when it was Europeans fleeing crisis – and benefited as a result.
Be afraid: Some words are more powerful than guns
Gene Sharp, who has spent six decades promoting non-violent struggle, speaks about why Angola is the latest regime to fear his works.
Why has the US done so little to stop gun violence?
New research suggests mass shootings are not just due to gun ownership, but gun culture.
Wind and solar energy generates R8.3bn benefit
According to a report, fossil fuel savings and reduced load-shedding have saved the economy R8.3-billion in the first six months of the year.
All bets on for the Boks' wild card
The unveiling of the World Cup squad has always come with surprises, so it's safe to say there will be rumblings this time too.
Wayde van Niekerk wins 400m gold
The South African athlete has won the men's 400m race at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing.