The outgoing Chairperson of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) - president Hage Geingob of Namibia - has announced that Kiswahili will be one of the official languages in the SADC bloc.
Renovations of Credo Mutwa's Kuruman home in the Northern Cape will be completed in the next two weeks.
Three limited-edition bottles of Heinz Tomato Ketchup based on the tattoos of British songwriter Ed Sheeran, a dedicated fan of the condiment, sold at auction in London on Thursday, with one going under the hammer for 1 500 pounds ($1 816).
New York City's chief medical examiner determined on Friday that suicide by hanging was the cause of death for financier Jeffrey Epstein, whose body was found six days ago in a Manhattan jail cell while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges.
Oscar nominated actor Peter Fonda, who played a cool and introspective motorcyclist in the 1969 film “Easy Rider” that captured the spirit of the era’s counterculture movement, died on Friday at age 79, his family said in a statement.
Violent clients, police harassment, and stigma are just some of the main reasons sex workers and the NGOs that collaborate with them are fighting for the South African government to decriminalize the trade.
Maritime archaeologist and historian, Dr Bruno Werz says he has found strong evidence of the location of one of South Africa's most significant shipwreck, De Haarlem.
Instagram is adding an option for users to report posts they think are false, the company announced on Thursday, as the Facebook-owned photo-sharing site tries to stem misinformation and other abuses on its platform.
Author and poet Diana Ferrus says South African women continue to be objectified in the same way that Sarah Baartman was by her European masters.
Renowned South African artist, designer and businesswoman, Carrol Boyes, has passed away after a short illness.
Cape Town Tourism says it's pulling out all the stops to ensure the safety of tourists as the high tourism season approaches.
The female farmers of the year award ceremony which has been organised by the Limpopo Agriculture Department is underway in Polokwane.
Hot on the heels of featuring on US superstar Beyonce's latest album, the Gift: a love letter to Africa, Cameroonian musician Salatiel is back in the studio doing what he does best - making music.
Ten schools in the Alfred Nzo district are being targeted by the Eastern Cape Liquor Board after noticing an increase in alcohol abuse.
United States rapper A$AP Rocky was convicted of assault by a Stockholm court on Wednesday, but was spared time in prison after a high-profile trial that led President Donald Trump to question the fairness of Sweden's legal system.
Joanne Jowell, the author of Zephany: Two mothers, one daughter, says the situation between Miché Solomon and her biological family is challenging.
World renowned athlete, Caster Semenya, says she is pushing forward with efforts to distribute menstrual cups to girls in rural areas.
Michael Wadleigh never played a note and is not a household name, but he may be the person most responsible for securing Woodstock's place in history as the epitome of Sixties counterculture.
US rapper, A$AP Rocky, will learn his fate on Wednesday in a trial over a street fight in Sweden that led US President Donald Trump to champion his cause.
Singer Taylor Swift has urged her millions of fans to get behind the U.S. women's soccer team's fight for equal pay, saying the world champions had taken a "historic stand" for equality.
Alcohol consumption is expensive in South Africa due to the sin tax. This, however, doesn’t stop South Africans from indulging in a tipple or two. SABC News spoke to two recovering alcoholics and they are urging fellow South Africans to be cautious when hitting the bottle as their lives could be changed forever by just one drink.
As South Africa commemorates Women's Month, the spotlight has also fallen on women who are taking the beer industry by storm.
Universal Pictures on Saturday canceled the release of “The Hunt,” a satirical thriller about a group of Americans who are captured to be hunted and killed for sport, following apparent criticism by President Donald Trump and a recent series of mass shootings.
A trio of Pennsylvania judges on Monday appeared deeply skeptical of Bill Cosby’s effort to have his sexual assault conviction overturned, as the comedian’s lawyers argued in court that the trial judge had deprived him of a fair trial.
In El Paso, Texas, there are books for third-grade students, many of whom have none at home. Disabled students in Dayton, Ohio, will get bouncy chairs to help calm them for learning.
The Johannesburg Zoo estimates that about 100 African elephants are killed on a daily basis on the continent.
Lawyers for comedian Bill Cosby on Monday will ask a Pennsylvania appeals court to throw out his sexual assault conviction, arguing the trial judge committed errors that deprived him of a fair trial.
South Korean boy band, BTS, will take their first long holiday in six years after a series of global hits, their managers said, asking fans to respect the band's privacy if they see them in "a chance encounter."
Pop star Miley Cyrus and her husband actor Liam Hemsworth have agreed to separate after less than a year of marriage.
Italian luxury label Versace and its artistic director, Donatella Versace, apologised on Sunday after one of the company's T-shirts was widely criticised on social media in China for identifying the Chinese-controlled territories of Hong Kong and Macau as countries.