Constitutional Court rules Assembly must put in place mechanism to remove President Jacob Zuma from office
Zuma, whose reign has been marred by graft scandals, spoke at a party conference that will elect his successor as head of the African National Congress, though he will remain as head of state ahead of 2019 elections.
President Jacob Zuma, 75, will step down from ANC helm this weekend after serving as party leader for 2 terms
Court decision grants Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa powers to appoint new national director of public prosecutions
Some 50 injuries but no deaths yet, with some homes completely destroyed, and officials accessing extent of damage
'We are ready to furnish and maintain our own facility if we are given space,' social activist says
Meeting is currently underway in Botswana
Commission of inquiry established following massive student protests calling for free education
ANC spokesman denies divisions within the party, which has ruled since end of apartheid
Second reshuffle in 12 months sees currency fall 0.5 pct against US dollar
Zuma had lodged a challenge at the court in Bloemfontein after a lower court decided in 2016 to reinstate the charges that were previously discontinued by prosecutors.
South African president meets his Zimbabwean counterpart in capital Pretoria
Workers demand Zuma's resignation as they protested against corruption and unemployment
The three-day selloff, organised by the owner of the world's largest rhino farm, kicked off after a last-minute legal tussle pushed its start back two days.
Police shot dead 34 striking demonstrators in 2012 but no prosecutions to date, Amnesty International says
Higher education deputy minister Mduduzi Manana "appeared in court after handing himself to the police this morning," Police Minister Fikile Mbalula told reporters.
Nationwide protest comes hours before no confidence vote in parliament
The vote, scheduled for Tuesday, has become a test of African National Congress (ANC) unity as senior party figures have been increasingly critical of their leader, but it is unlikely to succeed in toppling Zuma.
Stephen McGowan was kidnapped by al-Qaeda in 2011
Continent's most advanced economy slipped into recession in June amid contracting economy