Rescue workers and firefighters are still searching for missing people after flooding struck the banks of the Jukskei river in Johannesburg, where a group of worshippers had gathered for church rituals.
Despite findings in a report that said Cyril Ramaphosa violated his oath of office, the South Africa president refuses to resign as the head of the ruling African National Congress, according to his office.
The South African President was rumoured to be close to stepping down in the face of calls to quit, but the pendulum seemed to have swung the other way as allies urged him to fight on.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has been accused of illegally holding millions in cash at his game ranch in northern South Africa and covering up its theft in an attempt to hide the existence of the money.
The peace talks are being mediated by the African Union and are the first formal ones since war broke out two years ago.
Collison of minibus and truck in KwaZulu-Natal province leaves 16 children dead, officials say, with local media reporting a higher toll of 19 children and three adults.
Germany last year acknowledged it had committed genocide in colonial-era Namibia and promised a billion euros in financial support to descendants of the victims.
The disaster occurred in the diamond mining town of Jagersfontein, forcing officials to evacuate scores of residents to nearby farms.
Misuzulu kaZwelithini, enthroned in a colourful ceremony before hundreds of supporters in a rural part of KwaZulu-Natal province, brushes off those challenging his right to the throne.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken says Washington does not see Africa as the "latest playing field in a competition between great powers" as he arrives in South Africa for a three-nation trip to the region.
The director of a Turkish cultural institute in Johannesburg heralds the start of traditional Turkish archery classes, to be taught by two South African nationals who studied the craft in Türkiye.
Thousands of armed residents raid illegal mines and target workers, known as "zama zamas", in Kagiso township, as outrage widens over mass rape of eight women last week west of Johannesburg city.
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