A Durban police officer shot and killed his 19-year-old disabled son before turning the gun on himself, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Friday.
Nigeria's military on Friday confirmed a deadly attack by Boko Haram in the northeast village of Gumsuri but said reports of a mass kidnapping needed to be verified.
A US drone strike killed at least five militants in Pakistan's restive tribal region near the Afghan border on Saturday, security officials said, warning that the death toll was expected to rise.
The Western Cape High Court will deliver judgment next week on the EFF's quest for an urgent interdict against sanctions implemented by Parliament against 20 of its MPs.
Aston Villa's former England striker Darren Bent has reported the theft of two top of the range cars from his home near Birmingham, police disclosed on Friday.
Racing Metro announced in Paris, France, yesterday, the signing of All Blacks flyhalf Dan Carter as the world's first £1-million (R18-million) rugby player.
Vernon Philander took four wickets to plunge the West Indies into trouble on the third day of the first Test against South Africa at SuperSport Park on Friday.
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.
Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams have been selected as the International Tennis Federation's world champions for 2014.
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.
ANC and Cosatu in the Western Cape claim CEO Tim Harris’s appointment has exposed the corrupt practices of the City of Cape Town
Lack of infrastructure is holding the continent back from fully developing, but also offering growth prospects for firms to tap into
Embattled actor Stephen Collins says he's not a pedophile and insists he has inappropriately touched a minor just once.
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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A sequel to the late Nelson's Mandela's autobiography "The Long Walk to Freedom" is to be published in South Africa next year, the former president's foundation said Wednesday.
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.
Online privacy will remain a thorny issue over the next decade, without a widely accepted system that balances user rights and personal data collection, a survey of experts showed Thursday.
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.
President Jacob Zuma says that there is good reason to celebrate 2014, and the 20 years of freedom that preceded it in his end of year statement.
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