The country accounts for around a quarter of all Africa's COVID-19 cases.
Rangers are on duty day and night as the lockdown may lead to a surge in poaching.
Those receiving the essential packages included self-employed waste pickers who scour the city's rubbish for recyclables and are paid for the amount they collect.
The world's biggest conservation project to date has ambitions of biblical proportions.
A 355ft tall building, damaged in a fatal fire last year, was successfully demolished, sending a massive cloud of rubble into the air.
The two-day-old giraffe was found in a comatose state and taken to a rhino orphanage, which is helping him recover.
Over 1,700 people from 22 countries converged at the second inaugural South Africa Investment Conference in Johannesburg. The gathering that was part of the president’s push to improve Africa’s second largest economy and deal with the 29.1% unemployment rate.
The captain of South Africa's national rugby team returned to his hometown with his teammates for the first time since they won the World Cup in Japan.
South Africans celebrated the Springboks' victory over England in the Rugby World Cup. Led by the team's first black captain Siya Kolisi, South Africa swept to a record-tying third World Cup title by overpowering England in a 32-12 win.
Around 100 people were arrested on October 30 as part of an operation to disperse a group of refugees and asylum seekers who had staged a prolonged sit-in near the United Nations refugee agency in Cape Town.
Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan were seen dancing with a group of performers in Nyanga Township as they kicked off their Africa tour on Monday (September 23)
Musa Motha's leg was amputated when he was 11-years-old, after being diagnosed with cancer. Now he is a lead dancer in 'Cion: Requiem of Ravel's Bolero.'
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.
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.