Tuesday April 21, 2015
South African soldiers are to be deployed in Johannesburg to quell anti-immigrant violence that has killed at least seven people in several weeks of unrest.
Saturday April 18, 2015
South African police have detained more than 30 people as a wave of violence against Africans and other immigrants spread to Johannesburg.
Friday April 17, 2015
Twelve people were arrested overnight as anti-foreigner attacks in South Africa spread to parts of downtown Johannesburg, police said today.
Friday March 13, 2015
A South African court has dismissed an attempt by Oscar Pistorius' lawyers to stop an appeal that could see the athlete spend significantly more time behind bars for killing his girlfriend.
Wednesday November 26, 2014
Two South African children accidentally swapped on the day they were born should stay with the families who raised them and not be returned to their biological parents, a court-appointed expert said.
Wednesday November 19, 2014
President Michael D Higgins has criticised the Irish system in dealing with asylum seekers known as Direct Provision, describing it as "totally unsatisfactory in almost every aspect".
Tuesday November 18, 2014
President Michael D Higgins has described his meeting with South African President Jacob Zuma in Pretoria as "a frank and comprehensive discussion".
Friday November 14, 2014
President Michael D Higgins has arrived in Johannesburg in South Africa on the final leg of his three-country official visit to Africa.
Thursday November 13, 2014
SABMiller said today that the sale of its stake in South African leisure unit Tsogo Sun boosted first-half net profits but warned over "challenging" trade.
Saturday November 01, 2014
President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina will begin an official three-week visit to Africa today.