Luxury tourism booms in Cape Town
While the local poor protest about basic amenities and housing, the rich are flocking to Cape Town to enjoy its luxury accommodation.
Venezuela student leader dies after street clashes
Student leader Daniel Tinoco was fatally shot in the chest after clashes between security forces and San Cristobal residents, says the city's mayor.
Pro-Russia forces open fire in Ukraine
Pro-Russia troops have used gunfire in seizing a Ukraine military base, while Nato has declared early-warning flights around the east.
Sochi Olympic torch bearers return from space
A trio of astronauts who carried an Olympic torch for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games into space last year, have landed safely despite bad weather.
Moz floods: Citizens should evacuate, say authorities
Mozambique's national disaster management institute has called on citizens to leave southern parts of the country that are badly affected by flooding.
Elections 2014: What voters have been promised
With less than two months to go until the 2014 elections, we take a look at some key points of the campaign trail so far.
Pistorius trial: The trouble with expert witnesses
Whether live or delayed, the testimony of expert witnesses is prone to misinterpretation, over-interpretation, and even under-interpretation.
Pathologist shares autopsy report at Pistorius trial
Pathologist Gert Saayman told the court the findings of the autopsy on Reeva Steenkamp, while Oscar Pistorius cried and retched.
Chamber of Mines has jeopardised wage talks, says CCMA
The CCMA has objected to the Chamber of Mines's chief negotiator saying the commission was making it "incredibly frustrating" to reach a settlement.
Parliament to bid farewell to Motlanthe, Manuel
A programme has given the clearest indication that Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe and Planning Minister Trevor Manuel won't return to Parliament.
SA silent on Rwanda, Burundi diplomatic expulsions
The international relations department has remained silent following the expulsion of six of its diplomats from Rwanda.
Countries scour sea for missing Malaysia jet
The disappearance of a Malaysian airliner is an "unprecedented mystery", the civil aviation chief has said, as a massive air and sea search continues.
UN investigators head to CAR amid genocide fears
A group of UN-mandated investigators will launch a probe of human rights violations in the Central African Republic amid fears of genocide.
ANC in talks on minimum wage to distribute wealth
The ruling party is looking at minimum wage policies in developing economies with an eye to impose something similar in five years.
Sasol interim profit rises 26%
Sasol will issue a record interim dividend following a first-half profit rise of 26%.
A life in limbo for young CAR refugees
A third of the Central African Republic refugees in Boyabo are aged between 18 and 30, and they are "dangerously" idle.
Economic week ahead: SA waits for mining production output
From Stats SA releasing mining and manufacturing data to decisions on India's latest inflation figures, here's what to look out for this week.
Women's Day event denied permission in Sudan
An activist said the event was denied despite President Omar al-Bashir's vow that freedoms should be respected.
Netanyahu: Peace deal with Palestine a year away
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said this would depend on both sides accepting US-proposed principles to keep talks going.
Sharks lead the Super Rugby pack
The Sharks remain unbeaten and have consolidated their lead at the top of Super Rugby after beating the Lions 37-23.
Griquas surprise Bulls in Vodacom Cup
A last-minute penalty helped the Griquas narrowly beat the Blue Bulls at Loftus in Pretoria.
South Africa expels Burundi diplomat
The reason for SA expelling diplomat Jean-Claude Sindayigaya is not yet clear, but he has already left the country.
Force pounce on Rebels in Perth
The Western Force have produced the best 30 minutes of their Super Rugby history to stun the Melbourne Rebels in their clash in Perth.
Youthful cricket glory is no future guarantee
The Baby Proteas' thrilling win over Pakistan in the ICC Junior World Cup Final in Dubai does not secure players a place in the cricketing pantheon.