Life expectancy in South Africa has declined on average 4.3 years since 1990, a study published on Thursday said.
Boko Haram militants killed 32 people and kidnapped scores of others in an attack on the village of Gumsuri in the restive northeast, local officials and a witness said.
According to a church in Georgia the jolly red fat man isn't so jolly for the rest of the year.
Former City of Johannesburg employee Sifiso Handsome Litau was handed a five-year sentence on Thursday for fraud, wholly suspended for five years, for illegally selling state land in Lenasia.
Equatorial Guinea's former African women's footballer of the year Genoveva Anonma has called for next year's Africa Cup of Nations to be cancelled to avoid the Ebola virus spreading to her country.
The Blitzboks were again crowned Nelson Mandela Bay champions after beating old enemy New Zealand 26-17 in another final for the ages.
West Indies played ball for 15 of the deliveries bowled on the first day of the Test series against SA at Centurion yesterday. Hashim Amla and AB de Villiers took superb care of the following 454.
Tiger Woods prefers red but Branden Grace turned to the colour purple for final round inspiration as he reasserted his authority to clinch the Alfred Dunhill Championship here yesterday.
Roger Federer will defy crippling back pain and a questionable relationship with Swiss teammate Stan Wawrinka when he plays his first-ever Davis Cup final against France in Lille from today.
Jules Bianchi's failure to slow down enough has been blamed as the main cause of his horrific crash in the Japanese Grand Prix, the major investigation into his accident has found.
Philippines boxing legend Manny Pacquiao wants to give faithful fight fans a Christmas present - the promise of a blockbuster world title face-off with Floyd Mayweather.
Movie star Jean Dujardin may have to accept lower pay to be an artist in France.
If your relationship with your manager is prickly, icy, distant or strained, your career will suffer. The good news is you can take steps to change things for the better
Lack of infrastructure is holding the continent back from fully developing, but also offering growth prospects for firms to tap into
Rapper Kieran Forbes, better known as AKA scooped the most gongs, winning four awards including the Best Male artist and Video of the Year.
Mariah Carey lost a shoe, dropped her microphone pack and cried while performing the first of six New York residency dates on Monday.
It'll be hard for Taylor Swift top this as a birthday gift: A birthday serenade from none other than the Queen of Soul.
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London was the most reviewed city on TripAdvisor this year, while Americans were the most prolific contributors.
Mince pie meets Christmas cake in these tasty festive muffins. We think they'd go down a treat on Christmas morning.
South Africa has overthrown the previously undefeated Egypt to take the title of most attractive tourist destination in Africa, according to a recent survey.
When a semi-trailer smashed into her son’s car, one mother didn’t thank God for her son’s survival but rather the engineers at Honda.
India announced two more successes in its space program -launching the country's largest rocket and testing the re-entry of an unmanned crew module, part of India's quest to send humans into space.
South African prosecutors on Monday said that their request to appeal Oscar Pistorius's manslaughter conviction and five-year prison sentence would be heard in December 9.
A column of 32 tanks and other heavy weapons has entered Ukraine from Russia, the Ukrainian military said Friday, after the latest fighting left five dead and at least 31 injured.
The ANC should be worried by the EFF winning 10 percent of the votes in Gauteng in the general election, the EFF's Dali Mpofu said on Thursday.
Male prostitute Leopold Leisser, who became a central figure in the Shrien Dewani trial, has spoken out about the warm reception he was given by murder victim Anni Dewani's family in Cape Town during the trial.
In October, the Sunday Times Extra broke the story of a convicted drug dealer serving out a sentence that required him to sweep, clean and dust Chatsworth police station.
Governing the country the same way the struggle was waged is the undoing of the ANC.
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