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.
Meghan Markle visited a memorial to Uyinene Mrwetyana, a young South African whose rape and murder inspired thousands to protest.
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.'
Countries around the world are gearing up for the arrival of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. On the African continent, South Africa wants to lead its implementation
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.