Unidentified gunmen “randomly shot at guests” as they danced in a house party, police say.
Asian cheetahs became extinct in India in the 1940s because of excessive hunting and loss of habitat.
Adriaan Vlok gave police orders to kill a cleric and later washed his feet to seek redemption.
The footballer mistakenly says he is in South Africa as he is unveiled as Al Nassr’s star signing.
The allegations against South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa could be straight out of a John le Carré novel.
South Africa’s president came to power vowing to fight corruption but now has his own case to answer.
The government is backing solar energy to help solve the continuing problem of power shortages.
Anger mounts after the killing of children, including Keketso Saule, by pit bulls in South Africa.
South African software developers discuss what it means to them to do business in the country.
The coronation of King Misuzulu ka Zwelithini is a watershed moment in South Africa.
The government insists an oligarch’s luxury yacht can dock, but Cape Town’s mayor wants to block it.
Giraffes are not usually aggressive except when females are protecting their calves.
While some mourn the monarch many in South Africa see her as a symbol of colonial exploitation.
In Zulu, Amapiano literally means “the pianos” and it’s a blend of house, kwaito, jazz, and lounge music.
Thousands gather for the traditional Zulu coronation, which saw Misuzulu ka Zwelithini become king.
Misuzulu ka Zwelithini takes the throne in spite of some relatives and royals launching legal challenges.
The case is connected to an attack on eight women filming a music video at an abandoned mine.
As the country reels from news of a gang rape, the victims demand security over their bodies.
A mob sets fire to homes a week after migrants are accused of raping eight women.
Cyril Ramaphosa, who replaced corruption-tainted Jacob Zuma, is dealing with allegations against him.
A recent spate of tavern shootings in South Africa has brought into focus how unsafe some places are.
More than 300 people died in what the president called an “insurrection”, but what has changed?
The fight for affordable HIV/Aids treatment
In what is described as the biggest ever power crisis, there are blackouts of up to six hours a day.
Most of the 21 who died in the sudden and unexplained incident were teenagers, the police minister says.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says claims he acted illegally over an alleged burglary have no basis.
BBC Africa Eye meets the migrants who risk everything to go deep underground in South Africa’s abandoned gold mines.
South Africa has one of the highest rates of kidnapping in the world, as Lesego Tau’s ordeal shows.
A national state of disaster is declared after the devastation in KwaZulu-Natal province last week.
Torrential floods have killed nearly 400 people in South Africa, with more rain forecast.