The nine-month-old prince will go with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to Australia and New Zealand for three weeks in April.
This year bought very little cheer, so the Mail & Guardian trawled far and wide to find two handfulls of news that brought a smile to our faces.
Prince William and Kate Middleton have bypassed professional photographers and chosen family snapshots for the first official images of their new son.
Malema loses another home, Radovan Krejcir survives a Hollywood-style assassination attempt, and a new prince for the British Empire.
Prince William and Kate have named their newborn baby boy George Alexander Louis.
First came love, then came marriage. Now here's Will and Kate's baby Cambridge, recently named George Alexander Louis.
SLIDESHOW: First came love, then came marriage. Now here's Will and Kate's yet to be named baby Cambridge, born in London's St Mary's hospital.
Will and Kate have kept the world guessing about the name of their first child as they left the hospital to start family life with the prince.
Prince William and his wife Kate have emerged from a London hospital to present their newborn son, a future British king, to the world's media.
British companies can expect a temporary boost from the birth of Prince William and Kate's new baby, say business leaders and analysts.
After 10 hours in labour, the Duchess of Cambridge has spent the first night together with her new son and her husband, Prince William.
It's day three of #RoyalBabyBoy trending on social media networks everywhere and we're already bored of the hype. Here's a roundup of royal humour.
A thoroughly modern Prince William is to become the first senior royal to take paternity leave to spend time with Kate Middleton and his new baby.
Genealogists are looking into the family tree of the new royal baby to Prince William and his wife Kate, and are coming up with many surprises.
Britain's officials are hoping that the impending royal birth will produce a bouncing baby buoy for the economy.
In this week's episode: Ramphele launches Agang SA, the Anene Booysens case postponed to April, David Cameron attacks Hilary Mantel and more.
Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate are expecting a baby in July, the prince's office has announced, ending speculation of twins.