At least five people have died and several were injured in an attack on a church in Johannesburg that also involved the taking of hostages, broadcaster eNCA reported on Sunday. Some 40 people, including two police
South African officials are expected to reveal Monday when the Absa Premiership -- the richest league in Africa -- will restart after being halted in March by the coronavirus pandemic.
A cricket tournament involving three teams will be South Africa's first televised live sports event since the country went into lockdown because of Covid-19.
South Africa's High Court ordered the suspension on Friday of soldiers and police officers who were at or near the home of a man who was killed last month, following allegations he was beaten to death by security forces.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Friday thousands of low-risk prisoners would be granted parole to help curb the spread of the coronavirus in correctional facilities.
More than 200 Cuban doctors and health workers arrived in South Africa on Monday to help the fight against coronavirus, the presidency said.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday placed on special leave a minister seen lunching at a friend's house in violation of the coronavirus lockdown.
Fifty-five people were arrested on the first day of South Africa's coronavirus-induced lockdown, Police Minister Bheki Cele said on Saturday, warning that those who violate the measure ...
South African officials identified quarantine sites across the country on Wednesday, as the number of confirmed coronavirus cases rose to 709 from 554 and the health minister warned infections were expected to keep rising.
South African businesses braced for a nationwide lockdown and panic buyers stockpiled food and other essentials on Tuesday as the number of confirmed coronavirus cases jumped to 554 from 402 a day earlier.
South Africa reported a sharp jump in confirmed coronavirus cases on Monday to 402, from less than 50 just over a week ago, as the army prepared to deploy in each of the country's nine provinces