Peaches Geldof, daughter of Band Aid founder Bob Geldof, has been found dead at her home in southern England, reported British media.
Hollywood starlet Shirley Temple Black, who lured millions to the movies in the 1930s, has "peacefully passed away", says a family spokesperson.
The towering Ghanaian anchorman had perfected his craft before his sudden death.
Writer and activist Amiri Baraka - also known as LeRoi Jones - was born on October 7 1934 and died on January 9 2014.
Mozambican-born football legend Eusebio has died of heart failure aged 71, reports Portuguese media.
James Avery, well known for his role as Philip Banks in "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" has died at the age of 68.
Former chief of service corps, retired Lieutenant General Lehlohonolo Moloi has died, says the South African National Defence Force.
ANC MP and former SACP member Crosby Moni has died of malaria, it was announced on Monday.
Stage and screen star Peter O'Toole, who shot to fame in "Lawrence of Arabia", has died at age 81 after a long illness.
Former sports writer Clinton van der Berg recalls the life of one of South Africa’s greatest boxers and the lasting impression he made.
Former president Thabo Mbeki has paid tribute to former South African boxer and junior flyweight champion Baby Jake Matlala, who has died aged 51.
Advocate George Bizos, Nelson Mandela's lawyer, confidant and friend, describes the icon's selfless strategy during the Rivonia Trial.
Former president Nelson Mandela's presence has left the world and South Africa a little better, writes Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu.
Best-selling author Tom Clancy, whose successful technological thrillers made him one of the biggest publishing phenomena of his time, has died.
Two years ago I invited Seamus Heaney to read at the Kilkenny Arts Festival in Ireland.
Irish writer and poet Seamus Heaney, who won the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature, has died.
BP Southern Africa has announced the passing of its chief executive, Gerard Derbesy, who suddenly passed away at the age of 47.
Renowned Capetonian vocalist Sathima Bea Benjamin, who was launched onto the world's stage by jazz legend Duke Ellington, has died.
The talented young singer made her mark with the instrument and inspired a generation.