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The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is putting off thousands of tourists who had planned trips to Africa this year, especially Asians, including to destinations thousands of miles from the nearest infected community such as Kenya and South Africa.
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A third man escaped from custody when two awaiting-trial prisoners opened fire in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court, Gauteng police said on Wednesday.
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"Generations," a hugely popular soap opera in South Africa, first aired in 1993, a year before the nation's first all-race elections ended apartheid.
11 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com
Charges against 279 miners who were arrested during the August 2012 unrest at Lonmin's platinum mine in Marikana were dropped in the Ga-Rankuwa Magistrate's Court, north of Pretoria, on Wednesday.
A man was arrested in Pietermaritzburg on Tuesday in connection with the stabbing of a woman in Bryanston, Johannesburg, Gauteng police said.
Katlego Maboe, the Expresso Morning Show presenter, has joined the wave of celebrities, including President Barack Obama, in the Ice Bucket Challenge, the latest viral campaign to promote awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis , also known as motor neuron disease.
Clashes between police and protesters in the U.S. town of Ferguson are reminiscent of the racial violence spawned by apartheid in her native South Africa, the top U.N. human rights official said on Tuesday.
The filming of the sixth instalment of the Resident Evil film franchise has been postponed due to Milla Jovovich's pregnancy.
Oscar Pistorius' brother is recovering and has been discharged from a hospital intensive care unit after suffering internal injuries in a car crash and going into respiratory failure, a spokeswoman for the Pistorius family said Tuesday.
An attorney who witnessed the shooting of a policeman and an orderly at the Pretoria Magistrate's Court on Tuesday said she was traumatised by the ordeal.
Handprints from Horsforth and thousands of pounds have been taken to South Africa by a group who have travelled out to help Aids orphans.
South Africa is repatriating the remains of a black anti-apartheid journalist who died in the United States in 1965 and was buried there until his recent exhumation.
See the ragged, beating heart of South Africa ripped out and laid bare on stage in Mies Julie, a blazing modern adaptation of Swedish playwright August Strindberg's 19th-century classic.
Six men were arrested on Monday for allegedly shooting dead four men and injuring four others in Evaton, south of Johannesburg, Gauteng police said.
"Sharknado 2," the highly anticipated sequel to arguably the most awesomely bad made-for-TV movie ever will be released on July 30 on Syfy and we want you to be prepared.
South African officials say one person died and another seven are presumed dead from the collapse of a building under renovation.
A court orderly who allegedly accepted a R150 bribe to allow an awaiting-trial prisoner to have sex with his girlfriend objected on Monday to being sent for a psychiatric assessment.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 04:57 pm
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