South Africa

One of the largest dinosaur footprints found in Lesotho

It is the first such proof that shows a large carnivorous dinosaur roamed Africa about 200 million years ago.

One of the largest dinosaur footprints found in Lesotho

Racism

How some South Africans reacted to the coffin sentences

Some saw verdict as attempt to send strong message against racism. Others felt the case had become overly politicised.

South Africa

S Africa whites to spend years in jail over coffin case

Two men who shoved black victim into coffin and threatened to set him on fire sentenced to more than 10 years in jail.

Science & Technology

World's fastest car in the making?

The Bloodhound Project team successfully tested their groundbreaking car and will eventually attempt to exceed a speed of 1600 kilometres per hour in South Africa.

Racism

S Africa postpones sentencing of 'racist' white farmers

Two men were found guilty after shoving black victim into coffin and threatening to set him on fire.

Court postpones sentencing white farmers in coffin case

Africa

S Africa sentences whites who threw black man in coffin

Two men were found guilty after shoving black victim into coffin and threatening to set him on fire.

Court to sentence whites who shoved black man in coffin

Africa

The poor of South Africa's Blinkbonnie Road

Fifty families living in poverty and squalor in Durban continue to face the wrath of authorities.

South Africa: The poor of Blinkbonnie Road

Africa

S Africa cabinet shaken up 'in bid to seal energy deal'

South Africa president makes changes to cabinet in move seen to be linked to a contentious nuclear deal with Russia.

Zuma reshuffles cabinet 'in bid to secure energy deal'

Talk to Al Jazeera

De Klerk: Looming ANC split 'healthy' for South Africa

Former South African president says race continues to dominate politics, calling for S Africa to 'normalise' politics.

Jacob Zuma

S Africa court allows corruption prosecution of Zuma

Supreme Court of Appeal upholds ruling that reinstated corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma.

S Africa court allows corruption prosecution of Zuma

Reporter's Notebook

Why the truth about the death of anti-apartheid activist matters

In landmark judgement, Pretoria High Court rules that apartheid regime lied about how Ahmed Timol died 46 years ago.

Why the truth about the death of anti-apartheid activist matters

Environment

S Africa shack-dwellers 'most affected' by deadly storm

Officials scamper to fix city as storm hits areas around South Africa's third-largest city, killing at least eight.

Picking up the pieces after horrific Durban storm

Weather

Deadly storms hit South Africa

At least three killed and dozens injured as strong winds and torrential rain lash Johannesburg and surrounding areas.

Deadly storms hit South Africa

Africa

South Africa: Young entrepreneurs hope to curb unemployment

Unemployment in South Africa is at a 14-year high.

Africa

Thousands march against corruption in South Africa

Trade union confederation says time has come for 'workers and citizens to stand up and push back against this rot'.

Thousands march against corruption in South Africa