An new website is making romance stories from the region accessible to a diaspora across the world.
Soweto has long been a cosmopolitan centre of political and artistic life. The new Soweto Theatre complex is part of an ambitious redevelopment plan.
Alleged terror mastermind Henry Okah has accused his native country's government of being behind a bombing in which he is to stand trial.
Impoverished miners have held a marathon march across a platinum-rich corner of the country to demand Xstrata share more wealth.
Whether Walmart succeeds in buying a controlling share of a major SA chain could affect whether other Americans come to do business on the continent.
An attempt by Madagascar's toppled president to end his exile in South Africa was thwarted in the air when his plane was forced to turn back.
A fundraising campaign aimed at putting rhino poachers in jail was welcomed on Friday by South African conservationists.
A study shows that Africa is the world's fastest growing cellphone market, becoming the second biggest user of cellphones after Asia.
The words of little children from an isolated town in rural South Africa may have stopped an international sex predator.