As Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma launches her candidacy for the presidency, her former husband could prove more of a liability than an asset.
South Africa enters second recession in eight years on weak manufacturing and trade output, says Stats SA.
Brian Molefe leaves South Africa’s power utility Eskom just days after rejoining the state-owned company.
Black South Africans are on the whole still far behind whites in education, income and employment, according to an Institute of Race Relations report.
Can the relatively unknown new finance minister Malusi Gigaba steer the economy through its biggest crisis in years?
Can South Africa’s economy survive the political infighting in the ANC?
What does Pravin Gordhan’s sacking mean for South Africans?
South Africa’s green shoots of an economic recovery could be hindered by political uncertainty gripping the country.
President Jacob Zuma was elected chairman of the African National Congress in 2007 with marginalised South Africans hoping for change. This is how we reported his victory.
A series of photos from across Africa rounding up the news.