A group of Ethiopian bloggers and journalists have been charged with terrorism for having alleged links to an outlawed group and planning attacks.
The ANC chief whip's office says the force Israel is using in Gaza is unjustifiable because innocent civilians, including children, are being killed.
Desmond Tutu is backing assisted dying and has asked his family not to prolong his life artificially.
Brazil's World Cup experience has ended with more trauma after suffering a 3-0 defeat to Netherlands in a battle for third place.
Both Israeli and Hamas forces have ruled out an end to hostilities as the death toll from fighting in Gaza climbs to more than 100.
Novak Djokovic has won his second Wimbledon title with a victory over Roger Federer, shattering the Swiss star's dream of a record eighth triumph.
Ugandan troops have killed 41 attackers in a battle with "tribal gunmen" in a western district near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Opener Hashim Amla has smashed 109 off 130 balls to steer South Africa to a formidable 304-5 in the first one-day international against Sri Lanka.
After being hyped to stardom even before she turned pro at the age of 15 in 2005, Michelle Wie won a long awaited Major title at the US Women's Open.
The old World Cup favourites are not all doing well, and Brazil's tournament has seen surprises galore. What else is in store?