A tiny European craft despatched to Mars for a trial touchdown Wednesday "crashed" into pieces on the Red Planet's surface instead, a European Space Agency mission manager told AFP on Friday.
Heroin wrapped in yellow parcels and valued at of R7‚9 million were sniffed out at the Lebombo border post by the South African Revenue Service (Sars) and police narcotics detector dogs.
The Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) has added its voice to a growing list of rights and legal organisation that have condemned South Africa’s plan to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC).
The Press Council has questioned Independent Media's decision to appoint its own ombudsman and abandon its membership with the regulatory body.
A man was critically injured this afternoon when a bakkie rear-ended a truck on the N1 north highway before the Botha turn-off in Centurion‚ Gauteng.
A Spanish video platform called Napflix, designed to put people to sleep with dull content, was launched this week and its founders are on the lookout for more "monotony and repetition."
Plucking a photograph off somebody’s social media page and using it in an advertisement could land you in serious trouble.
Major internet services including Twitter and Spotify suffered outages on Friday as a US internet provider said it had come under attack.
Millions intended to be spent on the health needs of Eastern Cape residents have gone missing from departmental coffers‚ with employees failing to disclose company interests in 19 tenders worth more than R10.5-million.
Contracts for buses signed with the Gauteng department of roads and transport will be reviewed to improve the service provided to commuters.
When former Blue Bulls and Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer asked a 35-year-old Nollis Marais what he wanted to achieve as a rugby coach‚ the answer was simple – to win trophies.
Candidates hoping to become the next inspector general of intelligence have a week to apply for the position.
A recording of a phone call a witness initially denied making‚ was played to him in the Port Elizabeth High Court on Friday.
The “must-have” toys on children’s Christmas wish lists this year include merchandise linked to animation movie blockbusters‚ most of which are fortunately friendly to parents' wallets.
Hip-hop star Cassper Nyovest's floating stage concept has become a talking point on some of the biggest US media platforms over the last few days.
Economic Freedom Fighters student activist Naledi Chirwa has been arrested‚ but swiftly freed on bail.
A video of a fight which broke out between two friends in Durban has taken over the internet in the last few days, making one of the young men known as Keegan an overnight sensation.
FeesMustFall leader Mcebo Dlamini may have a personal funding crisis to deal with.
Gunshots rang out in Sandton just before midday on Wednesday as police pursued armed suspects.
Our guy Trevor Noah has again become a major talking point. His latest comments about the US election have seen him dominate the international media after he poked fun at Donald Trump's claims that the elections are "rigged".