Mbeki dismisses talk of racial tensions after Madiba's death
Thabo Mbeki says the people who were part of Nelson Mandela's vision of reconciliation will not allow racial tension to take over the country.
Artists celebrate Madiba at Cape Town stadium
Artists Annie Lennox, Johnny Clegg and many others entertained crowds at Nelson Mandela's commemoration event at the Cape Town stadium.
DA, ANC anxiously await Tlokwe by-election results
The DA and the ANC can now only wait for the outcome of Tlokwe by-election voting after a fierce battle for control over the municipality.
Journalists being kept out of Qunu ahead of Mandela funeral
A number of journalists have been pushed out of Qunu, in the Eastern Cape, due to tightening access control ahead of Nelson Mandela's funeral.
Family, thousands of mourners visit Mandela's casket
Nelson Mandela's family, foreign dignatories and mourners paused at his open casket as he lay in state at the Union Buildings in Pretoria.
India turns back clock with gay sex ban
India's Supreme Court has reinstated a ban on gay sex in the world's largest democracy, following a four-year period of decriminalisation.
De Kock scores historic three centuries in a row
Quinton De Kock has become the first wicketkeeper to score three centuries and the most runs in a three-match ODI series.
Sibanye offers R407-million for Wits Gold projects
The gold mining company is seeking Wits Gold's operations to extend the life of its nearby Beatrix mine and unlock value.
Lower inflation increase may mean no repo rate hike
A lower-than-expected inflation increase means there is less chance of a repo rate hike in the next quarter, say analysts.
Time names Pope Francis as Person of the Year
Time magazine has named Pope Francis its Person of the Year, saying he shifted the message of the Catholic Church.
Uruguay legalises all use, trade and sale of marijuana
Pro-weed activists have burst into applause as Uruguay became the first country in the world to legalise the growing, sale and use of marijuana.
Barclays Africa claws back at market share with mobile apps and iPads
Barclays Africa is giving its tellers iPads and offering mobile apps to try to win back market share from Capitec, Standard Bank and Nedbank.
Cameron laughs off 'selfie' criticism
British Prime Minister David Cameron has laughed off criticism that he had acted inappropriately by taking a "selfie" at Mandela's memorial service.
Baby Jake hailed as best of his generation
Despite his small stature, boxer "Baby Jake" Matlala was a giant, said mourners paying tribute at his funeral. They hailed him as a true champion.
Hope and anger after Obama shakes Castro's hand
It was a small gesture: a handshake between Barack Obama and Raul Castro. It's just what Nelson Mandela would have wanted, but does it amount to more?
Solar boom boosts South African salaries
Renewables projects have provided new jobs with higher salaries and brought new economic activity into the Northern Cape.
CAR intervention vital, Hollande tells French troops
After two of its soldiers were killed in the Central African Republic, France's president has told troops their intervention is necessary.
Amcu gets permission to strike at Lonmin
Amcu has received permission to strike at Lonmin over demands for a minimum basic wage of R12 500 per month for its members.
Kenyan police killed in ambush near Somali border
Gunmen have killed five Kenyan police officers in the latest attack in the troubled northeast border region close to war-torn Somalia.
Hollande flies to CAR as two French soldiers killed
French President François Hollande went to the Central African Republic where an operation to disarm rogue rebels has killed two French soliders.
Proteas hope to finish ODI series on a high
Proteas all-rounder Ryan McLaren says the team hopes for a 3-0 series win against India.
Obama urges for peace in CAR as two French soldiers die
President Barack Obama has urged the people of the Central African Republic to remain calm amid mounting sectarian violence.
Somali court sentences woman to jail for reporting rape
A Somali court has handed down jail sentences to a woman who said she was raped, and to the journalists who reported her story.
Blitzbokke beat New Zealand in final at Mandela stadium
South Africa has beaten New Zealand in the Sevens World Series, held at the Nelson Mandela Stadium in Port Elizabeth.
SA seal India series win with 134 runs
The Proteas have taken a 2-0 series lead against India with a 134-run victory in the second one-day international in Durban.