A South African man was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison for the killing of white supremacist leader Eugene Terreblanche, a lawyer in the case said.
The owner of the South African mine where 34 people died in a clash with police said Tuesday that it will not discipline workers who fail to return this week, reversing an ultimatum to return to duty or face being fired.
CNN's Nkepile Mabuse reports on what is at the center of a wage dispute that turned deadly on Thursday
One of the world's largest platinum mines in back is operation after a strike, its owner announced Monday, following police violence last week that left 34 workers dead.
Facing an ultimatum to return to the mines Monday, a South African drill operator told CNN he and his coworkers should honor their slain colleagues and hold out for a pay increase.
Graphic video shows gunfight between S. African platinum miners and police, leaving 18 dead. Nkepile Mabuse reports.
The headlines Friday in South Africa spoke of a bloodbath, of war.
CNN's Nkelipe Mabuse reports on violence and death amid a labor dispute in South Africa's platinum mining industry.
Rising tensions at a South African platinum mine exploded Thursday in grisly violence as police opened fire on striking miners.
South African runner Caster Semenya took second place in her Olympic debut Wednesday, three years after a gender controversy sidelined her career and overshadowed her victory in the world championships.
Smiles on Olympic volunteers, trains running on time and all the Gold medals. Its so un-British Jim Boulden reports.
Oscar Pistorius, a South African double-amputee nicknamed the "Blade Runner," made an unprecedented Olympic debut Saturday, finishing second in his 400-meter qualifying heat.
CNN's Robyn Curnow meets the grandmother of double-amputee Oscar Pistorius, who talks about his fighting spirit.
See a flyover of the Olympic torch relay's concluding leg in London following a 70-day trip from Greece.
Members of North Korea's women's Olympic soccer team walked off the field Wednesday when the flag of South Korea was mistakenly flashed on the big screen before their match against Colombia.
To mark Nelson Mandela's birthday, we asked what the former South African president means to you. The response on social media has been overwhelming.
South Africans celebrated Nelson Mandela's 94th birthday Wednesday by participating in good deeds nationwide to honor the legacy of the famous statesman.
Pomodoro jockey, Piere Strydom talks to CNN after his shock win at the Durban July.
28-1 outsider Pomodoro sprang a surprise to land the Durban July, South Africa's most prestigious race, beating Smanjemanja by a nose to land the R1 710 000 first prize.
Double-amputee sprinter Oscar Pistorius will compete at the Olympic Games after he was named in both the individual 400m and the South Africa 4x400m relay squad for London 2012.
Professor Jonathan Jansen is the first black dean of education at a formerly all-white university in South Africa.
A novel skin graft treatment appears to be working for a 3-year-old South African girl burned over 80% of her body in January, a spokeswoman for her family said Tuesday.
British field hockey authorities have been forced to apologize "unreservedly" to South Africa after an old national anthem from the days of apartheid was played before an international game this week.
Luke Donald retained his PGA Championship title at Wentworth with a closing 68 on the West Course giving him a four-shot victory over Justin Rose and Paul Lawrie.
Controversial remarks by the last white president of South Africa, F.W. de Klerk, in which he validated the origins of "separate but equal" nation states, have been used by critics "unfairly out of context," his foundation said.
The man who helped engineer a transition to majority rule says South Africa's constitution and democracy are in danger.
The last white president of South Africa said the post-apartheid land is still trekking toward prosperity for all and a better democracy.
CNN's Robyn Curnow reports on the battle to protect media freedom in South Africa.
He is lauded as one of Africa's most unique voices, with a fanbase stretching across the world, but South African singing sensation Vusi Mahlasela remains faithful to his roots.
For over twenty years, Vusi Mahlasela has been celebrated globally for his powerful vocals and message of freedom.
Dumisani Rebombo is no ordinary advocate for women's rights in South Africa. He is a rapist.
CNN's Nkepile Mabuse talks to a repentant rapist who explains South Africa's cultural acceptance of rape.
Marketplace Africa looks at the growing global popularity of rooibos, or redbush tea.
In cafes across Cape Town, brewing the perfect cup of rooibos has become a fine art.
Four minors accused in a brutal videotaped gang rape of a mentally disabled teenager were released on $67 bail Thursday, their lawyer said.
CNN's Nkepile Mabuse reports on the serious problem of young boys raping young girls in South Africa.
Opera singer Thomas Hampson and members of Ladysmith Black Mambazo form an unique musical sound.
Three of four minors accused of taking part in a brutal videotaped gang rape of a teenager will face full prosecution, a spokesman for a South African court said Wednesday.
The mother of a rape victim in a viral video says the South African government failed her. CNN's Nkepile Mabuse reports
The mother of a South African girl seen gang-raped in a cellphone video slammed authorities for neglecting to protect her mentally disabled daughter when she was raped before.
South African President Jacob Zuma married his longtime fiancee in a private ceremony at his rural home, making her one of his four current wives.
Seven appear in court accused of gang-raping a teen girl in a case that has outraged the country. Nkepile Mabuse reports.
South Africans woke up on Wednesday morning to the claim that a group of Soweto youths had filmed themselves raping a 17-year-old girl believed to be mentally ill.
Alex van den Heever and Renias Mhlongo travel the world sharing their connection to South Africa's wilderness
Noted for his versatility and breadth of achievement, American opera singer Thomas Hampson is one of the most respected baritones performing in the world today.
U.S. Masters runner-up Louis Oosthuizen was one shot off the lead when a storm brought an early end to play on the second day of the Malaysian Open Friday.
It's been 11 years since John Meletse, a deaf, gay South African man, first learned he was HIV positive.
A British court will consider the extradition of Shrien Dewani, accused in S. Africa of planning the murder of his wife.
The extradition of honeymoon killing suspect Shrien Dewani to South Africa was temporarily halted Friday on mental health grounds, the High Court in London said.
Land owners get rich from fracking, but don't know about violations in their backyards. CNN Money's Poppy Harlow reports.
South Africa has an energy deficit on its hands. Too many people want fuel for their cars and electricity for their homes, and the country is struggling to keep up with demand.
The "Playing for Change" foundation has millions of followers and more than 150 musicians from 25 countries.
Managing Director of BMW South Africa, Bodo Donauer explains the company's plans to increase production in the country.
Car giant BMW is shifting up a gear in its efforts to tap Africa's emerging middle class.
For more than 45 years Ladysmith Black Mambazo have been taking South Africans on a musical journey.
When Nelson Mandela was admitted to hospital, South Africans took a deep breath and prepared themselves for the worst. Despite the government issuing statements telling concerned citizens not to panic, they did. Mandela holds such a special place in South African's hearts that they fortify themselves with the inevitable day when he takes his last breath.
CNN's Nadia Bilchik talks about global icon Nelson Mandela and why he means so much to the entire world.
South African designer, Gavin Rajah talks to CNN about the fashion of Ostrich feathers.
For some 100 years, tourists have flocked Arenhold Hooper's ostrich family farm in Oudtshoorn, the South African city renowned as the ostrich capital of the world, to ride its long-legged, long-necked birds.
CNN's Nkepile Mabuse reports on the hate crime against a lesbian teenager that has rocked South Africa.
Gay rights advocates in South Africa hailed a judge's sentencing of four men to 18 years each in prison for brutally slaying a 19-year-old lesbian.
Could encouraging people back into agriculture help to boost African economies? CNN's Robyn Curnow reports.
The sweet aroma of blossoming orange trees wafts through the air as a white-haired figure moves slowly along the green-choked path. Aided by a yard stick, 85-year-old Sam Motsuenyane walks through his citrus orchard in South Africa's Winterveldt area, occasionally stopping to check the lush fruits hanging from the trees.
South Africa sent condolences to Nelson Mandela on Monday following the death of his youngest sister and last surviving sibling out of 31 others.
The first graduates of the South African school started by Oprah Winfrey talk about the impact it has made on them.
Surrounded by the white-clad students of her all-girls academy, Oprah Winfrey is glowing with pride.
CNN's Nkepile Mabuse spends time with South African golf star Ernie Els as he enjoys a break in his homeland.
A birdie on the first play-off hole saw Branden Grace beat South African legends Ernie Els and Retief Goosen to the Volvo Golf Champions title at the Fancourt course in George.
Belgium's Nicolas Colsaerts and South African Branden Grace share the lead after the third round of the Volvo Golf Champions event at The Links at Fancourt in George, South Africa.
A plane carrying Madagascar's ousted leader Marc Ravalomanana was turned away from Madagascan airspace Saturday as he tried to return from exile, his spokesman and the airline said.
Belgian Nicolas Colsaerts fired a remarkable nine birdies in his last 11 holes to card a course record 64 in the opening round of the Volvo Champions tournament at Fancourt, South Africa.
As many as 32 tourists who were trapped in South Africa's Kruger National Park after torrential rains and flooding have been rescued, park officials said Thursday.
Robyn Curnow sits down with Christine Lagarde the Head of the IMF to talk about the impact of the eurozone crisis on Africa.
Africa's growing economies should put jobs creation at the heart of their development policies, according to the head of the International Monetary Fund.
South Africa's Branden Grace and Englishman Richard Finch are tied at the top of the leaderboard on 15-under par after the third day's play at the Joburg Open on Saturday.
Creating a brand out of spicy chicken is not easy so fast food chain, Nando's, has turned to political satire.
Creating a viral ad isn't as easy as grilling spicy chicken, but restaurant chain Nando's seems to have found the recipe for success.
A stampede on a university campus in Johannesburg Tuesday left one woman dead and several people injured, according to eyewitness reports.
Tjaart van der Walt will seek to upstage two of his most illustrious golfing compatriots and win his first professional tournament at the Africa Open on Sunday.
Defending champion Louis Oosthuizen raced to the halfway lead at the Africa Open with a superb 11-under-par 62 at East London Golf Club Friday.
How the Handspring Puppet company is cashing on success with the much acclaimed production of "War Horse."
CNN's Robyn Curnow sits down with the CEO of South Africa's power utility company Eskom Brian Dames.
It might be one of the world's worst polluting energy sources, but coal has allowed South Africa to become the continent's largest economy, according to the chief executive of the country's power utility company Eskom.
From buying expensive caskets and tailoring new clothes to slaughtering animals and organizing a massive feast, little expense is spared in South Africa's elaborate funeral celebrations.
CNN's Nkepile Mabuse looks at whether Africa's biggest polluter is addicted to the power and riches coal brings.
Coal is the new gold in South Africa -- it's also one of the worst polluters on the planet.
S. Africa's nat'l assembly passed legislation some say is a threat to journalistic freedom and anti-corruption efforts.
South Africa's National Assembly passed legislation Tuesday that critics say is a threat to journalistic freedom and anti-corruption efforts.
A South African coal-mining company is cleaning up its act by building cheap, eco-friendly housing using its industrial waste.
Anglo American, the South African mining company, is turning its waste into homes by recycling waste gypsum into bricks.
A young South African is dancing his way into the U.S, bringing the vibrancy of his African heritage to his performance.
Andile Ndlovu is one of South Africa's most prominent young ballet dancers, an international performer and award winner both at home and overseas.
CNN's Robyn Curnow looks at what is fueling the demand for rhino poaching. (Contains graphic images)
Tourism and wildlife officials want the slaughter to stop. Private security armies and the South African military have cracked down. Still, rhinos are being killed in South Africa alone at a rate exceeding one a day, a rate that has already made one species of rhino extinct and threatens the two others.
South Africa's ruling party Thursday suspended its controversial youth leader for five years after a disciplinary committee found him guilty of sowing divisions.
In "World's Untold Story" a woman says she endured corrective rape - when men believe rape can make lesbians straight.
It was supposed to be an ordinary night out with friends for 20-year-old Zukiswa Gaca but it ended with her lying on a railway track attempting to take her own life.
Security will be stepped up Thursday ahead of what is expected to be one of the biggest anti-poverty protests since democracy came to South Africa in 1994.
When Mahen Bonetti started her own film festival showing African films some called her a dreamer. Now her dream is a reality.
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