The ruling African National Congress party has suspended its youth league leader Julius Malema for hate speech, but his career is far from over.
Climate activists in Durban are expressing their displeasure at negotiators from wealthy countries, whom they see as dragging their feet on curbing greenhouse gas emissions.
Political differences, the worldwide financial crisis and a divergence of priorities among rich and poor countries are barriers to an agreement on a future negotiating path accordig to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
A satirical ad by Nando's Chicken poked fun at Zimbabwe President Mugabe. His supporters were not amused.
Journalists and civic groups warn that the Protection of Information or 'secrecy bill,' will criminalize investigative journalism. The government says it will bolster South Africa's national security.
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.
African leaders talk often of 'African solutions for African problems,' but the paltry $70 million pledged at an AU famine-relief conference raises questions whether this mantra is just rhetoric.
South Africa is a global supporter of human rights. But it has a habit of lending support when it comes to dictators like Libya's Muammar Qaddafi.
Five years ago, a cartoonist started drawing Jacob Zuma crowned with a shower head to lampoon Zuma's testimony in a rape trial. Today, some South Africans think the joke is harmful.