Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the Nobel Peace prize laureate who helped end apartheid in South Africa, has died aged 90.
His death was confirmed in a statement by President Cyril Ramaphosa.
It marked "another chapter of bereavement in our nation's farewell to...
A lion sanctuary near Harrismith in the eastern Free State, a province of South Africa allows people to get up close with its lions, by locking visitors in a plexiglass cage for up to 45 minutes at a time.
Namibian teenager Christine Mboma - who broke the 30-year-old world 400m Under-20s record on Wednesday - is out of the event at the Olympics after being found to have naturally-occurring testosterone levels beyond those specified by World Athletics.
A Kenyan court has allowed over 1,000 residents living near a British military training base in the country to jointly seek damages alongside an environmental lobby group, over a wildfire that destroyed 12,000 acres (4,800 hectares).
The fire broke out...