Angry supporters of ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema battled police outside the ANC headquarters in the strongest indication that the ANC's youth wing is rapidly falling out of control.
Failure to deliver basic services has debased the once-vaunted party of anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela and the African National Congress (ANC) may lose some municipalities in Wednesday's local elections.
Black South Africans cast their first votes as full citizens in 1994. How far has the country come?
South Africa's President Jacob Zuma finds himself the center of controversy again, this time for saying that those who vote for his African National Congress (ANC) party will go to heaven.
The Associated Press, Reuters, Bloomberg, and Agence France-Presse sent a letter to South African President Jacob Zuma to express concern about a proposed law that could limit press freedom in South Africa.
An ongoing national South Africa strike by government workers was calmer on Friday, after violent protests flared earlier in the week. Many schools remain closed and some hospitals are turning patients away.
The United States has joined those questioning proposed changes to South Africa's media laws, including a media tribunal and information bill that critics call 'draconian.'
The African National Congress (ANC) is proposing a bill that South African media say would take the country back to apartheid-era practices, restricting their ability to investigate government practices and look into cases of incompetence or corruption.
South Africa leaders are racing to allay concerns about security during the World Cup in June as details of Sunday's killing of white supremacist leader Eugene Terreblanche grab headlines worldwide.