A 16-year-old boy from Roodepoort, west of Johannesburg, is being assessed by a panel of experts after he allegedly killed his grandmother with a sword, reports said on Friday.
The multinational effort to bring peace to the war-torn east of Democratic Republic of Congo is in danger of failing, the International Crisis Group (ICG) warned.
Eight children have been killed and a woman injured, police said on Friday, during what several media outlets reported was a mass stabbing in Australia's tropical northern city of Cairns.
Agang SA filed papers in the Constitutional Court asking that a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma be voted on by way of secret ballot, the party said.
Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has been suspended for one match, fined £25,000 ($39,176) and ordered to attend to an education course after making racist and anti-semitic comments.
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.
Two days ago, Hashim Amla shrugged off questions about the added pressure on his shoulders now that he would captain SA's Test team at home for the first time.
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.
Judge rules that suspension of Mr Pillay by SARS is unlawful and constitutes a breach of contract
Lack of infrastructure is holding the continent back from fully developing, but also offering growth prospects for firms to tap into
Let's be honest, half of us would have deactivated our Twitter accounts if it weren't for the scandals.
A Canadian man will travel the world with Elizabeth Gallagher. Just not the same Elizabeth Gallagher he used to date.
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.
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.
Governing the country the same way the struggle was waged is the undoing of the ANC.
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