Eight people have been killed and thousands forced from their homes as South Africa's tourist base Cape Town and surrounding areas were hit by the worst winter storm in 30 years, officials said.
South Africa will relocate six endangered black rhinos to Chad where the animal was hunted to local extinction decades ago, the environment ministry in Pretoria said.
More than a dozen people were killed and hundreds were feared injured after a train struck a lorry, derailed and burst into flames in South Africa.
African politicians and diplomats labelled US President Donald Trump a racist after he was reported to have described some immigrants from Africa and Haiti as coming from "s***hole" countries.
A chronic drought that could leave South Africa's Cape Town without water within weeks is hurting visitor numbers and knocking a rare economic bright spot, officials said.
African cities need to better plan and invest in water infrastructure, global accounting firm Deloitte said, as Cape Town counts down to dry taps due to severe drought.
South Africa's ruling ANC party executive committee has decided to remove, President Jacob Zuma as head of state, after a 13-hour meeting of the party's top leadership.
Three men armed with guns and knives slit the throats of three worshippers at a mosque near Durban in South Africa and a person was killed, an emergency service official said
Images of a Kentucky hunter posing with the body of a black giraffe she killed in South Africa have triggered an online backlash after going viral on social media.
Thousands of pages of US intelligence documents on Nelson Mandela were made public today, revealing that Washington continued to him as a potential Communist menace even after he was released from prison.
Gunmen have shot dead 11 taxi drivers returning to Johannesburg from the funeral of a colleague in Kwa-Zulu Natal, a police spokesman said on Sunday.