Pistorius was sentenced to 13 years and five months in prison for in 2017, four years after he shot and killed Reeva Steenkamp in their home, claiming he mistook her for an intruder.
The South African-based scientist who co-discovered the omicron variant of COVID-19 makes an intriguing argument.
Afrigen is the linchpin of global project to use mRNA technology to empower low-resource countries to make their own vaccines against killer diseases from TB to HIV. What will it take to succeed?
Compelling photos capture the lives of occupiers who say gentrification and a lack of affordable housing in Cape Town have left them no choice but to reclaim space in a city that's squeezing them out.
The calls for South African President Cyril Ramaphosa to resign follow allegations that Ramaphosa tried to conceal the theft of a huge sum of cash stuffed into couches at his farm in 2020.
Photos show the desperate search for scraps left by big diamond operators. But amid rampant poverty and unemployment, zama-zamas see no other way to provide for their families.
Methanol was found in all of their bodies and investigations are continuing to determine whether the levels of the toxic chemical were enough to have killed them last month.
A mass shooting at a tavern in Johannesburg's Soweto township has killed 14 people and left three others in critical condition, according to police.
Dubbed the "train of hope," the Phelophepa has brought health care to millions of South Africans. But it's facing an unprecedented spree of theft and vandalism on the country's railways.
It's still not known what caused the deaths of the young people, aged between 13 and 17. Pathologists are studying the cause of death from blood samples.
It is unclear what led to the deaths of the young people, who were reportedly attending a party to celebrate the end of winter school exams.
Citing the need to identify fraudulent passports, the European airliner says it wants South Africans to pass a test on a language spoken by only 13% of the country's travelers.
New versions of omicron are circulating in the United States and South Africa. Two new studies shed light on the potential for future surges — and the risk factor if you've already had omicron.
If Dr. Ifeanyi Nsofor could have a hand in creating another season of the reality show, he'd ditch the 'Real Housewives' drama and get the cast to talk about COVID vaccines.