Oscar Pistorius in court on murder charge

Oscar Pistorius on Friday appeared in court, formally charged with murder after allegedly shooting dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp at his Pretoria home.

UK newspaper comes under fire for printing Reeva Steenkamp bikini shots

Twitter users in the UK have reacted angrily to The Sun newspaper's decision to publish pages of model Reeva Steenkamp from bikini glamour shoots.

South Africa's mining taxes to be reviewed says Zuma

South African President Jacob Zuma says mining taxes will be reviewed, a move likely to renew uncertainty in a sector hit by wildcat strikes and nationalisation threats.

Oscar "sad" after shooting

Henke Pistorius, the father of Paralympics star Oscar Pistorius, on Thursday said his son was "sad" after allegedly shooting his girlfriend dead.

Oscar Pistorius 'shoots' girlfriend

Blade runner Oscar Pistorius has been arrested for allegedly shooting his girlfriend dead.

Pistorius charged with murder

Oscar Pistorius has been charged with murder after allegedly shooting dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp at his Pretoria home.

Absa Bank earnings fall, CEO forgoes bonus

Absa Bank on Tuesday posted a worse-than-expected nine percent fall in diluted headline earnings per share to 1'224.

Kumba Iron Ore reports fall in FY profit

South Africa's largest iron ore producer Kumba Iron Ore on Tuesday posted a 28 percent drop in full-year earnings.

Afcon 2013 "exceeded expectations" says CAF

The governing body of African football - The Confederation of African Football (CAF) - has congratulated South Africa for hosting a "largely successful" Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon), which "exceeded expectations".

Nampak invests R1.6bn in bottle, can production

Africa's largest packaging company, Nampak, has announced that it is investing R1.

Implats warns of lower than expected half-year earnings

Implats, the world's second-largest platinum producer, has warned of "lower than expected" earnings for the six months to end-December.

Nigeria celebrate cup of nations win

A stunning goal from Sunday Mba saw Nigeria crowned champions of Africa for the third time on Sunday.

South Africa: Minimum farm wage raised to R105 a day

The new minimum wage for South African farmworkers is R105 a day, labour minister Mildred Oliphant announced on Monday.

Amplats loses R6.3bn

Anglo American Platinum (Amplats), the world's largest platinum producer, has announced a hefty full year operating loss of R6.

Proteas beat Pakistan by 211 runs

South Africa have beaten Pakistan by 211 runs on day four of the first Test at the Wanderers in Johannesburg.

Bafana crash out of Afcon

Bafana Bafana crashed out of the African Cup of Nations on Saturday, despite playing their best football of the tournament, losing in a narrow quarter final penalty shoot-out defeat against Mali.

Investing in 2013: Abax Investments

Abax Investments is an owner-managed company that focuses exclusively on investment management.

Billionaire Patrice Motsepe pledges to donate half of his fortune

South African billionaire Patrice Motsepe, the founder and executive chairman of African Rainbow Minerals, has pledged to donate half of his fortune, following in the steps of the likes of Bill Gates and Warren Buffet.

Afcon 2013 a 'success': sports minister

Sports minister Fikile Mbalula has labelled South Africa's hosting of this year's Africa Cup of Nations a major success.