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.
The polarizing ANC leader is expected to draw record numbers of voters to the polls in Wednesday's presidential race.
Populist Jacob Zuma's expected victory in Wednesday's presidential poll unnerves some well-to-do South Africans, but others are drawn to his commitment to the traditional value of 'ubuntu.'
South Africa's ruling party candidate, Jacob Zuma, vows no constitutional changes ahead of April 22 vote.
Case against South Africa's ANC party leader was tainted by politics, but some say a private suit may follow.
It says it denied the Tibetan monk a visa so that politics wouldn't overshadow the upcoming World Cup. Critics say the decision was a nod to China.
The kitchen filled with the scents of a faraway land.
Patrick Davids left behind a life plagued by alcoholism and drug addiction to keep swimmers and surfers safe along one of the world's most perilous coastlines.
The Congress of the People party officially launches on Tuesday. Its leaders – dissidents from the African National Congress – could usher in a more vibrant multiparty era.
Lenny Stolk started LJ's Surf Clinic this fall in Cape Town, South Africa. The clinic's goal is to help addicts get clean.
Thabang Thimbela's foster parents struggle to guide him and his foster sister Bulelwa through the temptations of adolescence.
South Africa's president was ousted by his own party this weekend.
White farmer Peter Nicholson partners with the Venda people to tutor them to a successful takeover of his land.
Zimbabwe's opposition rejects calls for a unity government, however, citing perceived bias of mediator, South African President Thabo Mbeki.
Even in Africa, pressure is mounting for Thabo Mbeki to increase pressure on Zimbabwe's president.
The African Union is expected to discuss the issue in Egypt Monday, one day after Mugabe declared a 'sweeping victory' in Friday's presidential runoff, which was widely condemned as a sham.
President Mbeki says end 'attacks against Africans' and welcome them back home. But a police raid on a transit camp sends another message.
The collapse of Zimbabwe's health sector, once the envy of many African countries, has quickly spread the country's internal crisis to neighboring countries.