Over 2 000 people have been killed in Gaza, as donors are set to meet in Cairo to offer funds for the reconstruction of Gaza.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's wife has been chosen to lead the ruling party's women's wing, propelling her into the powerful politburo.
UFS rector and vice-chancellor Jonathan Jansen says Jordan should have an honorary doctorate and commended him for stepping down voluntarily.
The department of environmental affairs has announced plans to relocate 'up to 500' rhino from the Kruger Park in a bid to thwart escalating poaching.
Following news of a new ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, the UN secretary general has urged the two sides to work towards a longer-term truce.
Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel will not return to talks to end the conflict in Gaza while Palestinian militants continue rocket attacks.
Adding his voice to an outraged international community, David Cameron said the UN was "right" to condemn the shelling of a UN school in Gaza.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni denied on Saturday that the scrapping of a tough anti-gay law had anything to do with an Africa-US summit next week.
US officials are working with West African governments and aid groups to help stop the virus spreading further as known cases head for 1 100.
English Premier League football player Juan Mata has given his seal of approval to manager Louis van Gaal's new tactical system for Manchester United.