Tasting grilled scorpion and a bowl of crunchy insects mixed with garlic and spices on a trip to Thailand four years ago "grossed out" chef Mario Barnard but also helped inspire him to experiment and open South Africa's first pop-up restaurant serving insect-only meals.
Vets go to huge lengths to save injured and endangered black rhino
A Cape Town police dog has received a special medal on Wednesday for his exemplary service to the force.
South Africa elections: ANC wins absolute majority, but with reduced support
South Africa is holding parliamentary and provincial elections, with the ruling African National Congress facing a backlash over corruption and racial inequality.
How should sporting bodies decide who can compete in which category?
Olympic champion under threat from ruling which would restrict the level of testosterone permitted for female runners.
Better known as Arch Jnr, the six-year-old is often hired to play at different events, including concerts, private shows and festivals.
Chaos erupted between supporters of South Africa's ultra-leftist parties on Friday (April 5) ahead of national elections scheduled for next month (May 8)
It was a special kind of season warm-up for the reigning Cliff Diving World Champions Rhiannan Iffland and Gary Hunt when they headed for a "cliff dive-and-safari" adventure in South Africa.
Pigcasso, a rescued pig in South Africa, has become an art sensation, painting pieces that sell for thousands of dollars.
The rare animal has made its way to Cape Town’s Fish Hoek beach, where he’s made a nesting area in the popular stretch by the sea. Locals and tourists can get a good look at the creature but must give him space.
Rescue workers in South Africa pulled a newborn baby from a storm drain in a four-hour operation that ended with applause and cheers from onlookers.
South Africans remember the 180th anniversary of the Battle of Blood River when hundreds of Voortrekker fought thousands of Zulu resulting in over 3,000 Zulu deaths
Noone understands what a whistleblower goes through, says South African police officer in self-exile.
An 11-year-old South African boy takes care of rhino orphans by raising money on Facebook.
Scientists said on Wednesday that they have discovered the world's oldest drawing on a small rock in South Africa.
Innovation and technology take centre stage in Durban event
British Prime Minister Theresa May has been spotted busting moves on a school visit in South Africa.
The British Prime Minister Theresa May says she wants the UK to be the biggest G7 investor in Africa after Brexit
South Africa's ruling African National Congress has decided to amend the country's constitution to allow for land expropriation without compensation. The move has divided the country.
Leaders of the BRICS bloc of emerging economies, signed a declaration supporting an open and inclusive multilateral trading system under World Trade Organisation rules
11 South African taxi drivers were killed after they were ambushed on Saturday night.
His face is one of the most recognisable in the world but back then, it had been 24 years since the last photograph of Mandela had been published. Few people knew what Mandela looked like, let alone what kind of man he had become. And now here he was, standing before me, his hand outstretched.
Snow blanketed South Africa’s Cape as a cold front hit parts of the country on Monday, July 2.
The 26-year-old loose forward was named as the first black test captain of the Boks for their home three-test series against England next month.