- S. Africa: Most victims home from hospital after train crash Updated: Jul-18-15 12:42 pm
JOHANNESBURG - The final count of commuters injured in a rush hour train collision on Friday has been revised to 239 people, down from the more than 300 originally reported, a spokeswoman for the South African rail service said on Saturday.
- South Africans celebrate International Nelson Mandela Day Updated: Jul-18-15 12:18 pm
JOHANNESBURG - South Africans honored the 67 years of former president Nelson Mandela's service to the country with 67 minutes of charity and community action around the country on his birthday Saturday.
- 1 commuter train sideswipes another in New York; no injuries Updated: Jul-17-15 11:43 pm
NEW YORK - Two commuter trains scraped sides on the nation's biggest commuter railroad during rush hour on Friday, breaking windows and snarling service, but authorities said no one was injured.
- Soweto cyclists bring new style to streets of Johannesburg Updated: Jul-16-15 4:32 pm
JOHANNESBURG - After dark the bars and clubs on 7th Street in Johannesburg's hip Melville neighborhood are heaving with partiers and thumping dance music.
- Starbucks jumping into South Africa's growing coffee market Updated: Jul-14-15 11:58 am
JOHANNESBURG - Starbucks is jumping into the surging coffee market in South Africa, where the number of cafes has expanded rapidly in recent years.
- South Africa's Tutu renews vows after 60 years in wedlock Updated: Jul-06-15 10:10 am
JOHANNESBURG - Retired archbishop Desmond Tutu, affectionately known to many South Africans as "Arch," kissed his bride of 60 years, Leah.
- Lions returned to Rwanda 15 years after population wiped out Updated: Jul-01-15 12:52 pm
PHINDA PRIVATE GAME RESERVE, South Africa - The sedated, blindfolded lions lay in the dirt, unwitting passengers about to embark on a 30-hour, 2,500-mile (4,000-kilometer) journey by truck and plane from South Africa to Rwanda, whose lion population was wiped out following the country's 1994 genocide.