South Africa 27 April 2013

Poking political fun at each other in the new South Africa sometimes raises a few eyebrows. But, considering how far the country has come, the new political space has allowed for both young and old comedians to thrive.

South Africa 27 April 2013

A Johannesburg family is struggling to make ends meet because they have no SA documents. Anita Tshabalala’s eight children were all born in Johannesburg but can’t be registered as South African citizens because their mother doesn’t have an ID document.

South Africa 27 April 2013

There's a collective sigh of relief from the family of five-year-old Celiwe Maseko, who underwent a delicate skin graft operation. The were some tense moments before and during the two-and-a-half hour procedure last night Maseko is the second South Africa

Africa 24 April 2013

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South Africa 24 April 2013

Opposition parties have lambasted Eskom over its decision to do maintenance at nine of its power stations with winter just around the corner.

Africa 24 April 2013

Security forces are hunting the perpetrators of a car bomb attack on the French embassy in Tripoli. At least three people were injured, one of them seriously. It’s the first such attack in the capital, since the fall of Muammar Gaddafi.

South Africa 24 April 2013

A municipal by-election in a small Northern Cape town has residents showing their true colours. The ANC in Groblershoop is being challenged by one of its former members and councilors. Paul Vries was expelled from the party after opposition councilors v

South Africa 24 April 2013

Some Game park owners around Africa have a tendency to sacrifice conservation for profits. But that’s not the case at one game reserve in South Africa’s Western Cape where animal health comes above all else.

South Africa 24 April 2013

Defence Mininster Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula castigates media and opposition parties, labeling them vultures, that preyed on the controversy surrounding the deaths of soldiers in the CAR last month.

South Africa 23 April 2013

The murderer of well-known Durban businessman Nhlanhla Gasa has been handed a 30-year jail sentence. In his confession in the Durban Magistrate's Court today Mbulelo Ntlauzana said the murder happened, after Gasa made sexual advances towards him.