Michael Masutha has called for a parole board review of Oscar Pistorius's release, saying he wasn't technically eligible for consideration.
The Supreme Court in Swaziland has ordered the release of human rights lawyer Thulani Maseko and editor Bheki Makhubu.
Police Minister Nathi Nhleko has absolved President Jacob Zuma for the misuse of state funds to upgrade his home in Nkandla.
Director Neill Blomkamp resuscitated an idea that he shared with actor Sharlto Copley a long time ago and produced a fun film.
Tables have been turned on the government's terrorism accusations against opposition leader Abdourahman Boreh.
We caught up with some local celebrities and politicians to find out what they hope to achieve in the Year of the Goat.
The desire for a united South Africa has decreased, according to a study evaluating changes in social attitudes and political views.
Vice-president Guy Scott can influence who takes over, but factions riddle Zambia's ruling party.
The opposition alleges Zambian President Michael Sata is too ill to manage affairs of state properly.
From Frans Cronje to Pumla Gbodo-Madikizela, four authors shared what their new books are about during a panel discussion at this year's festival.