The presidency on Monday declined to comment on a press report that, until he was served with a legal warning, President Jacob Zuma failed to respond to Special Investigating Unit questions on his Nkandla home. Read more
Poachers slaughtered 22 elephants in Mozambique in the first two weeks of September, environmentalists said Monday, warning that killing for ivory by organised syndicates was being carried out on an "industrialised" scale.
Judgment is expected in the High Court in Pretoria on Tuesday on whether the home affairs department acted unlawfully and unconstitutionally when it deported a wanted murder-accused back to his home country, Botswana.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu, a key figure in South Africa's post-apartheid reconciliation, urged Norwegians on Monday to forgive mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik, the worst criminal in the nation's recent history.