Anti-apartheid stalwart and controversial businessperson Tokyo Sexwale is bidding to replace Sepp Blatter to become the first African FIFA president.
Decked out in the latest fashions and sporting an impressive afro, complete with a tiara, Momppy Mpoppy is an African doll with a difference.
Pretoria Hospital School does not condone early pregnancy, but offers girls the chance to continue learning in a non-judgmental environment.
As the anniversary of the Marikana massacre draws closer, President Jacob Zuma has urged miners to remain calm and reflect on the "sad loss of life".
Athlete Oscar Pistorius will be back in court for a pre-trial hearing that is expected to be adjourned as detectives continue their investigations.
Officials have brokered closed-door talks between workers and management of Lonmin's mine to end a strike where violence has killed 44 people.
A sobering World Bank report has found that poor South African kids are unlikely to escape poverty due to persistent social and economic inequalities.
Nelson Mandela turns 94 on Wednesday, but is unlikely to attend celebrations as the frail icon has increasingly vanished from the public eye.
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu coined the term in 1994, but 18 years on, the "rainbow nation" is battling entrenched social and economic divisions.
Soweto's first outdoor gym has caught on with many residents who are determined to lose their flab without signing expensive gym contracts.