Former South African president Jacob Zuma appears on a screen virtually from the correctional service facility Estcourt, in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. Photograph:South Africa Judiciary via AP

Former South African president Jacob Zuma attended his brother’s funeral on Thursday following his temporary release from prison – just two weeks afte(...)

A member of security gestures to the photographer as former Bosasa chief operations officer, Angelo Agrizzi arrives at the Judicial Commission of Inquiry, probing state capture in Johannesburg, South Africa on January 21st Photograph: Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters

A whistleblower who gave explosive evidence to a public inquiry into political corruption in South Africa last week is set to continue his testimony o(...)

Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius arrives for sentencing at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, South Africa on Wednesday. Photograph: Marco Longari/Reuters

Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to six years in prison for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius stood and faced Judge Thokozile(...)