Israel passes law allowing force feeding of prisoners
The Israeli Parliament approved a law allowing prisoners on hunger strike facing death to be force fed sparking criticism from rights groups.
Motion to call Madonsela before Nkandla committee fails
A campaign by opposition parties to call public protector Thuli Madonsela to appear before the Nkandla ad hoc committee has failed yet again.
De Cocky gets a lesson in humility
The extremely talented youngster has found out that everyone needs to listen to advice.
Full veil banned in Niger over Boko Haram fears
Authorities in Niger have banned the full Islamic veil following suicide attacks in countries in the region by women wearing the religious garment.
Investigators scramble to analyse wreckage for MH370 link
Aviation investigators headed to La Reunion to determine whether a piece of plane wreckage is part of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
Dead or alive? The story of the Taliban's missing leader Mohammed Omar
Omar rose to become head of the Taliban, before his base in Kandahar fell during the US-led invasion. Since then his whereabouts have been a mystery.
Hunter who killed Cecil the lion blames Zimbabwean guides
James Palmer, the US dentist who shot and killed Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe, blamed his guides on Tuesday for the death of the big cat.
Obama pledges support in al-Shabab battle
President Barack Obama has told Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta that the US would increase its support to Kenya to help smother al-Shabab.
Tough 2018 World Cup task for Bafana Bafana
SA paired with Angola. It is the only one of 20 second-round ties featuring two former qualifiers with Angola shock participants in 2006 tournament.
Obama calls for gay rights in Africa, decries corruption and conflict
Pushed a tough message on corruption, the civil war in South Sudan, controversial elections in Burundi and the fight against al-Shabaab.