At least 12 people have died and more than 260 have been injured after a passenger train collided with a lorry in South Africa.Read the full story ›
Mr Ramaphosa, South Africa's deputy president, is likely to succeed current President Jacob Zuma when his term in office ends in 2019.Read the full story ›
South Africa's ruling ANC party, the party of Nelson Mandela, has never been so divided nor mired in scandal.Read the full story ›
Wales went close to losing a game they should have won comfortably before edging home 24-22 against South Africa in Cardiff.Read the full story ›
South Africa has received the World Rugby board's recommendation to host the 2023 World Cup.
The announcement almost certainly ends Ireland's hopes of staging the tournament on its own for the first time.
An official decision will not be made until November 15 although South Africa is all but guaranteed to pip Ireland and France, with World Rugby's council unlikely to go against its board.
World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont said: "The comprehensive and independently scrutinised evaluation reaffirmed that we have three exceptional bids but it also identified South Africa as a clear leader based on performance against the key criteria, which is supported by the board in the recommendation."
Two white South African farmers filmed themselves forcing a black man into a coffin and threatening to burn him alive.Read the full story ›
Lord Hain has raised concerns that British financial institutions in South Africa could have been used as conduits for laundered money.Read the full story ›
Bell Pottinger's demise came after it was accused of running a racially charged PR campaign in South Africa.Read the full story ›
The Zimbabwean first lady has reportedly handed herself in to South African police over allegations she beat a 21-year-old.Read the full story ›
Stephen McGown, who was held for six years by radical Islamists in Mali, thought his captors were kidding when they said he was free.Read the full story ›