Gaza war rages on after ceasefire collapses
France, Egypt have urged both sides to continue talks, while President Mahmoud Abbas met Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal to discuss the conflict and aid.
'Welcome back home' - The return of Nat Nakasa
Family members, compatriots and government officials have welcomed the return of the remains of exiled journalist Nathaniel Ndazana Nakasa.
Concourt justices: Where are SA's corruption busters?
Years after disbanding the Scorpions, courts are still grappling with the consequences. And the highest court seems unamused at the state of play.
'Only a few' Setas fail audits, 'the rest do good work'
The banking Seta has done well since its inception 14 years ago. It serves as a role model for the others, says chief executive Max Makhubalo.
MPs argue over new Nkandla ad hoc committee's tasks
The ANC and DA have locked horns over whether to allow the new Nkandla ad hoc committee to consider reports from the public protector and the SIU.
Suarez says Barcelona fans can rest assured he won't bite again
Football's vampire Luis Suarez has moved to Barcelona, and has promised fans that he will never bite again.
Obama appeals for calm as more arrests made in Ferguson
Missouri police have arrested 31 people after racial unrest rocked Ferguson, following the fatal shooting of a black teen by a white police officer.
BHP spinoff company to include SA aluminum and manganese units
Resources giant BHP Billiton plans a demerger in order to streamline and simplify its operations and South African assets are on the chopping block.
Mugabe snipes at Zuma over SADC trade protocol
Robert Mugabe has said Jacob Zuma should cooperate with other SADC countries instead of trying to turn the region into a market for SA's products.
Rwanda booted out of 2015 Africa Cup of Nations
Africa's football confederation has disqualified Rwanda from the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers for fielding "ineligible" striker Dady Birori.
Gaza death toll rises as donors to pledge funds for reconstruction
Over 2 000 people have been killed in Gaza, as donors are set to meet in Cairo to offer funds for the reconstruction of Gaza.
IATA appeals for airlines to halt isolation of Ebola-hit nations
The International Air Transport Association claims bans of flights out of countries suffering the spread of the disease are unnecessary.
Jayawardene bows out of Test cricket with a half century knock
Mahela Jayawardene enjoyed a fitting farewell to Test cricket on home ground as Sri Lanka completed a 2-0 series win against Pakistan.
Ferguson: Autopsy reveals Brown shot numerous times
A preliminary private autopsy report has found that Michael Brown was shot six times, according to a report.
Economic week ahead: SA, Nigeria consumer inflation data
South Africa, Nigeria and the UK are expected to release consumer inflation figures and the US will give an update on housing data this week.
Private sector carries the economy, despite state's big plans
But economists say the broader economic outlook is poor, dampening the private sector’s commitment to large investment spending.
Mugabe calls on region to reduce reliance on aid
Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe says SADC must limit cooperation with Western countries, claiming foreign funding compromises its independence.
Women bearing aid desperate to enter Ukraine as thousands flee
A group of Ukrainian women have been stranded at the Ukrainian border as a dispute over a Russian aid convoy blocks their mission to reach relatives.
Boks win tense Test against Argentina
The Springboks kept a spirited Argentina at bay to claim a nervous 13-6 victory in a weather-affected Rugby Championship match in Pretoria.
Zim thanks SA for role in resolving political crisis
Zimbabwe has thanked President Jacob Zuma and his predecessors for the role they played in resolving Zimbabwe’s decade-long political crisis.
Capitec fights back against credit rating downgrade
Capitec Bank has come out fighting against what it believes is a kneejerk downgrade of its credit rating in the wake of the African Bank's collapse.
SADC summit agrees to Zim-aligned economic agenda
Critics have castigated President Robert Mugabe and the Zimbabwean government for imprinting Zanu-PF values on the theme of the SADC summit.
Grace Mugabe voted head of Zanu-PF women's league
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's wife has been chosen to lead the ruling party's women's wing, propelling her into the powerful politburo.
Chiefs have Stars in their eyes, but it's early days yet
After a swift start to the Premier Soccer League season the weekend will see cup action exclusive to just four clubs.