The students involved in the latest incident of "blackface" at Stellenbosch University have apologised for any offence their actions caused, but have stated that they were dressed as purple aliens at a space-themed residence party.
Official moves towards the deployment -- fiercely opposed by China -- of a US missile defence system in South Korea highlight the inherent dangers of disunity in dealing with North Korea's growing military threat, analysts say.
Dolphins fast bowler Ayavuya Myoli is unhappy with how teammate Robert Frylinck's disciplinary hearing for punching him was handled, and refuses to drop official assault charges he laid against the all-rounder.
Stage 7 of Dakar 2016 brought to an end not only the race's foray into Bolivia‚ but also a series of high-altitude stages that did not suit the naturally aspirated V8 petrol engines of the Toyota Hilux race vehicles.
The IAAF confirmed Friday it had asked the Chinese Athletics Association to look into a letter claiming there had been a systematic doping programme under the infamous Ma Junren, who coached China's "Ma's Army" of runners.
After Ntsiki Mazwai published a series of tweets last week that appeared to accuse Simphiwe Dana of being an alcoholic who slept her way to the top, award-winning singer Sipho "Hotstix" Mabuse got involved on Monday as he tried to publicly reprimand the two.
Dr Michael Mol and John Berry's new cookbook is aimed at the everyday family cook who has their eye on healthier meals, but that doesn't mean dessert is off the menu. Try their recipe for chocolate tartlets