John Curran had been working in Cape Town as an educational director for thousands of children in the city’s townships.

A man has appeared at Cape Town magistrate’s court charged with the murder of Dubliner John Curran, who was found stabbed to death at his apartment in(...)

South African president Jacob Zuma announced his immediate resignation in a TV address to the nation on February 14th, 2018, after the ruling ANC party threatened to eject him from office via a parliamentary vote of no confidence. Photograph: SIPHIWE SIBEKO/AFP/Getty Images

South African president Jacob Zuma resigned from office Wednesday night, bringing an end to a long-running fight for political survival he lost contro(...)

Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe is accused of assaulting a 20-year-old woman. Photograph: Njikizana Jekesai/AFP/Getty

Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe returned from South Africa early on Sunday, state media reported, after a 20-year-old model accused her of assault (...)

Alcohol consumption and speeding are two of the major contributors to road traffic deaths on South Africa’s roads

The captivating beauty of the landscape through which South Africa’s N2 highway winds its way from Cape Town in the Western Cape to Durban in KwaZulu(...)

The bullet which entered Bill Brogan’s face below his left eye shattered the cheek bone, breached his brain and remains lodged in the skull. Photograph: The Irish Times

An Irish man living in South Africa since the 1980s who was shot two weeks ago as he left home for work was planning to retire to Ireland soon with hi(...)

Protesters during the Stand Up to Racism and Fascism national demonstration in Trafalgar Square, London on Saturday. Photograph: PA

The Irish State remains in denial about racism, a rally in Dublin to mark UN international day against racism on Saturday was told. The United Nations(...)

A member of Qatar’s delegation (R) votes during the 65th FIFA Congress, held ahead of the 2014 World Cup, in Sao Paulo last week. Photograph: Paulo Whitaker/Reuters

The organisers of Qatar’s bid to host the 2022 World Cup have denied allegations published by a British newspaper that a senior Qatari soccer official(...)

Former Archbishop Desmond Tutu addresses the crowds during Nelson Mandela’s national memorial service in Johannesburg.

Former archbishop Desmond Tutu’s home was robbed while he was at the Nelson Mandela memorial service.South African police said the break-in at Tutu’s (...)

Police detain a man carrying a remote aerial camera that flew over crowds outside the hospital where Nelson Mandela is being treated. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

South African police today detained the owner of a radio-controlled helicopter drone carrying a camera that was filming scenes around the Pretoria ho(...)