A former politician says that police brutality in South Africa is as bad now as it was during the apartheid era.
Social media and talk radio shows have been abuzz with angry comments that the party was disrespectful in showing footage of the 94-year-old icon.
A video of the South African president's meeting with the ailing anti-apartheid icon shows him with a vacant look on his face.
Oscar Pistorius has been seen drinking with friends in Johannesburg – his first public outing since he was arrested for killing his girlfriend.
Scientists have gained new insights into an extinct South African creature with an intriguing mix of human and apelike traits.
A man has strapped himself to large helium balloons and floated from the island where Nelson Mandela was kept prisoner to the South African mainland.
Former President Nelson Mandela was discharged from a hospital on Saturday following treatment for pneumonia, the presidency said in news that cheered South Africans who had waited tensely for health updates on a beloved national figure.
A presidential spokesman says there has been no significant change in Mandela's condition since Sunday night.
Nelson Mandela is breathing "without difficulty" after having a procedure to clear fluid in his lung area that was caused by pneumonia.
Nelson Mandela is said to be in good spirits and making steady progress in hospital, much to the relief of South Africans.
After going back to hospital Nelson Mandela is reported to be responding well to treatment.
A court has ruled Oscar Pistorius is allowed to travel outside South Africa to compete in athletics competitions.
South Africa says Nelson Mandela has been admitted to a hospital with a lung infection.
The brother of Oscar Pistorius has pleaded not guilty to a charge of culpable homicide or negligent killing for the death of a female motorcyclist.
South African scientists exhumed two bodies believed to be young activists last seen at the home of Nelson Mandela's ex-wife.
The family's denial comes after reports that Oscar Pistorius was distraught and contemplating taking his life.
Nelson Mandela has left a hospital after "successful" medical tests and returned to his home in Johannesburg.
Nelson Mandela, the former South African president and anti-apartheid leader, was admitted to a hospital on Saturday for a scheduled medical check-up and doctors say there is no cause for "alarm," the president's office said.
Hilton Botha quit following criticism for his bungling of the investigation into Pistorius' shooting of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Tens of thousands of young people in South Africa are hooked on a highly-addictive drug called nyaope.
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