Zephany Nurse: Mother Breaks Down In Testimony About Three Day Old Daughter’s Disappearance

Zephany Nurse and the case of her disappearance has captivated the whole of South Africa and people across the world. Also known as South Africa‘s Madeleine McCann, Zephany Nurse is the name given her at birth by her biological mother,…

Charlize Theron Visits ‘Today’ To Spread Awareness On AIDS, Actress Believes Epidemic Can Be Eliminated

Decades ago, condoms were perceived merely as a method of contraception as opposed to a means to prevent sexually-transmitted disease. But for actress Charlize Theron, it’s an important tool that could possibly end AIDS in the coming years. Theron visited…

Reeva Steenkamp’s Family Remembers Her Birthday, Oscar Pistorius Denied Early Release From Prison

Reeva Steenkamp’s family held a solemn tribute for her birthday, August 19. Her family paid tribute to her by visiting her favorite childhood place and sending off flowers into the ocean. She would have turned 32 this month. Her relatives…

Anni Dewani’s Family Criticizes Court Decision

Since Anni Dewani was murdered in 2010 her family has demanded answers. This week a South African judge dismissed the murder case against Dewani’s husband, Shrien Dewani, meaning those answers may never come. Shrien was cleared of five charges on…

Anni Dewani’s Mother Calls Shrien Dewani A “Coward”

Shrien Dewani was recently cleared by a South African court of any involvement in the murder of his wife, Anni Dewani. The 34-year-old millionaire was accused of hiring hitmen to murder his wife during their honeymoon in South Africa. Shortly…

Anni Dewani’s Husband Cleared Of Murder By South African Court

Shrien Dewani has been cleared by the South African court of his involvement in the murder of his wife, Anni Dewani. According to Judge Jeanette Traverso, the testimony of the main witness that implicates Mr. Dewani is far too inconsistent…

Shrien Dewani Murder Case Dismissed

Shrien Dewani, the British millionaire accused of arranging the murder of his wife during their honeymoon, was cleared of all charges today by a South African judge. According to a BBC News report, Judge Jeanette Traverso threw out the case…

Senzo Meyiwa Shot Dead During Home Invasion

South African goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa was shot dead on Sunday during a home invasion gone wrong. Meyiwa was a goalkeeper and team captain for the Orlando Pirates soccer club in Johannesburg. He had also served as goalkeeper for the South…

Oscar Pistorius Accused of “Sinister Remark” During Trial Break

Oscar Pistorius, the South African double-amputee track athlete, was accused of saying a “sinister remark” when his trial went on break Tuesday. Pistorius allegedly asked his slain girlfriend’s friend, “How can you sleep at night?” The incident is said to…

Rhino Horns Worth $16 Million Stolen in S. Africa

This is not the kind of story you want to hear on Earth Day. However, according to a press release, more than 40 rhino horns worth millions of dollars were stolen over the weekend from a safe at a state…

Oscar Pistorius’ Mansion to be Auctioned Off

Paralympian “Blade Runner” Oscar Pistorius, accused of the premeditated murder of of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, has put his Pretoria, South Africa mansion up for sale to help pay for his mounting legal fees. The house would nominally sell for up…

Titanfall Cancelled At The Eleventh Hour For South Africa

Titanfall is almost upon us. Next Tuesday, gamers all around the world will hop into mechs and fight for supremacy. Well, almost all around the world as one country is no longer getting the game. EA announced today that the…

Eskom, S. Africa’s Power Utility, Imposes Blackouts

Thursday morning in South Africa, Eskom, the state-owned power utility which provides 95 percent of the country’s energy supplies, declared a power emergency for the entire country. This is the fourth such emergency to be declared since the beginning of…

Witness In Pistorius Trial Breaks Down In Tears

The trial of Paralympics champion Oscar Pistorius resumed on Monday in South Africa. On February 13, 2013, the South African runner shot his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, at their home in Pretoria, South Africa. The athlete was charged with murder and…

Oscar Pistorius: Victim’s Clothes Could Seal Fate

Oscar Pistorius is currently on trial for the alleged murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. It is a scandal that has rocked the nation of South Africa, where Pistorius was once hailed as a hero. Pistorius was nicknamed “Blade Runner”, after…

Oscar Pistorius’ iPhone Pursued For Murder Trial

Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee and South African Olympian who was arrested and charged in the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, last Valentine’s Day, will be heading to court for the final time in early March. Pistorius, 27, fatally…

Nelson Mandela Leaves $4.1 Million Estate, Hopes Family Stays Unified

“Reading wills are always occasions charged with emotion.” This reply came from Deputy Constitutional Court head, Dikgang Moseneke, when queried about the recent review of Nelson Mandela’s own will to friends and family members. The man who spent his life…

Nelson Mandela Estate Valued At $4.1 Million So Far

The late South African president Nelson Mandela has reportedly left behind an estate valued at 46m rand ($4.1 million), according to the executors of his will. Mandela died last December at age 95. The civil rights hero left an estate that…

Bruce Springsteen Plays First South African Show, Pays Tribute To Mandela

Legendary singer-songwriter Bruce Springsteen rocked the crowd tonight during the first concert of his South African tour. According to Yahoo! News UK, the 20-time Grammy award-winning singer and his E Street Band opened the concert with a touching tribute commemorating the…

Elephant Attacks Car, Stabs Woman With Tusk

A national park in South Africa has had to put down an aggressive elephant that attacked a car and injured one of the passengers, officials say. Kruger National Park was the scene of a frightening ordeal on December 30 when…