Tour de France organisers unveil 2015 route
One of the most exciting courses yet lies in wait for the yellow jersey hopefuls in next year's cycle race.
Cracks in Cosatu down to divided leadership, says ANC
Differences of opinion and divisions in Cosatu cannot be resolved through elections or by axing members, an ANC-led task team has found.
No update on the return of bodies from Nigeria church collapse
Despite reports of bodies of 84 South Africans who died in a Nigerian church collapse being returned by the end of October, details are still unclear.
ANC vs Muthambi plays out at parliamentary committee
Tensions between ruling party MPs and Communications Minister Faith Muthambi - who have been at odds since her appointment - have resurfaced.
Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies at 93
Ben Bradlee's death was announced by the Post, which reported last month that he had begun hospice care after suffering from Alzheimer's disease.
SABC reports irregular expenditure of R3.3bn
While MPs were outraged by the irregular expenditure at the SABC, the explanation from the public broadcaster left them even more baffled.
Nene warns of a new age of 'pain' for SA
South Africa has reached an economic crossroads and the finance minister has outlined a three-point plan that is going to affect everyone.
Dewani 'perfectionist, calculated and controlling'- defence
Shrien Dewani's defence cross-examines Anni Dewani's cousin, Sneha Mashru, about her testimony to British police after the fatal hijacking in 2010.
Sudan names Bashir as possible choice for presidency
Omar al-Bashir has been named as a possible candidate for the presidential elections despite doubts he would stand again.
Ebola: Trials could get to West Africa in January
The WHO says two experimental vaccines could lead to trials being done in West Africa in January, while another flu drug is being tested as well.
Possible concession to Hong Kong protesters
Although Hong Kong's leader has indicated a concession to pro-democracy protesters, expectations remain low ahead of talks.
SA won't host Afcon should Morocco withdraw - Mbalula
Morocco could withdraw from hosting the Africa Cup of Nations, but South Africa will not take the baton, says Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula.
Banyana's Modise scores 100th goal, sets new African record
Banyana Banyana striker Portia Modise became the first African player to score 100 goals in international football during a 5-1 win over Algeria.
Expats lose out over scramble for local talent in Africa
Increased labour regulation by governments makes it is easier to fill executive jobs with local candidates, rather than expatriates.
Nigeria declared free of Ebola - WHO
The World Health Organisation has declared Nigeria Ebola-free after the country managed to contain cases of the deadly virus.
Liverpool bitten by Suarez departure, says manager
Liverpool is suffering since striker Luis Suárez left for Barcelona, but the football team's manager Brendan Rodgers says it's a short-term hit.
Economic week ahead: Budget statement, inflation data
Nhlanhla Nene's medium-term budget statement and last month's inflation report are the big items on South Africa's economic calendar.
China: Violent clashes erupt in Hong Kong for second night
Clashes that have erupted in the city have deepened a sense of impasse between government and a pro-democracy movement.
Serena Williams responds after Russian tennis head's 'racist' remarks
The tennis star has labelled comments from Shamil Tarpischev "sexist" and racist", after the Russian federation chief's "insulting" remarks.
Nigeria claims deal with Boko Haram to release kidnapped schoolgirls
Officials are awaiting news about the fate of more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls after Nigeria claimed to have reached a deal with Boko Haram.
Lesotho's Parliament reopens after coup crisis
Lesotho's King Letsie III has reopened Parliament, the first step in a peace deal aimed at ending a crisis sparked by an attempted military coup.
Humbled SA hasn't learnt humility
What the country needs to do if it is to remain Number Two.