The bludgeoning death of South Africa's top white supremacist leader Eugene Terreblanche was called a 'declaration of war' by members of his far-right group, but the nation's leaders are calling for calm.
B&B owner Vicky Ntozini is enlarging her kitchen and putting on an addition to her guesthouse in preparation for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, which faces a shortage of accommodations.
England soccer legend David Beckham – arguably the biggest British import since the Beatles – suffered an heel injury Sunday night that is expected to prevent him from playing in June's World Cup.
Nelson Mandela ‘let us down,’ the London Evening Standard reported ex-wife Winnie Mandela as saying. Many black South Africans expected more economic progress by now.
In South Africa, lions at SanWild Wildlife Rehabilitation Center may be have to be put to sleep if their food runs out. A drop in donations since the global financial crisis has gutted funds for the lions' food.
South African media brim with scandalous stories about President Jacob Zuma. But it's another matter when UK media follow suit.
Bharti Airtel, an Indian company, paid $9 billion for access to an African cellphone market serving 45 million. The world's last unsaturated market holds a potentially huge payoff.
South Africans celebrated the 20th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's release from prison Thursday. President Jacob Zuma has strategically scheduled his State of the Union speech for the same day.
South African President Jacob Zuma admitted this week to having a 'love child' out of wedlock with a mistress. While the media and opposition politicians are critical of his infidelity, South Africa's black majority electorate accepts that Zulu culture includes polygamy.
Leaders pledged aid to Haiti this week at an African Union summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, but the reaction among average Africans has been mixed. In Congo, news of the $2.5 million aid pledge sparked demonstrations.
African land reform, plot by plot, may be the foundation for solving so much else – from famine to poverty to genocide.
A selection of the African continent's fights over land that have turned into violent, conflict, or threaten to.
The news that Angolan separatists sprayed bullets into the Togo team's bus on Friday, killing three and wounding several others, has cast a dark shadow over the African Cup of Nations soccer tournament. What can South Africa learn from this?
FIFA settled the World Cup draw in South Africa today ahead of next summer's tournament. The US will face off against England and minnows Algeria and Slovenia.
To mark World AIDS Day, South Africa's President Jacob Zuma announced a major policy shift, offering to provide treatment to all children diagnosed as HIV-positive.
José Bright’s “Saturday school” helps poor-but-promising schoolkids – and their parents – to succeed.
Despite fierce opposition to homosexuality, African bishops say the Vatican's effort to bring more Anglicans to the Catholic church will falter, largely because of the autonomy that they enjoy.
All US government offices in the country were ordered closed on Tuesday after authorities received 'credible,' undisclosed information about a terrorist threat.
The group's soft approach to Zimbabwe's president disappoints many, but some say it may be more effective in engaging him.
Frustrated by Africa's unreliable service, a business needing to send 4GB of data 50 miles put Winston the pigeon up against the Web – and Winston won.
The South African president said Zimbabwe's young national unity government is working, despite recent bickering over powersharing.
Expectations for a shift in the relationship between the two nations are high as the South African president makes his first official trip to Zimbabwe today.
Findings in South Africa date to as early as 164,000 years ago and suggest modern human behavior emerged much earlier than thought.
Despite a few hiccups, the Confederations Cup soccer tournament was a 'great success,' say local and international soccer authorities.