- Friend: 'Mad' Pistorius shot gun out car sunroof Updated: Mar-11-14 12:31 pm
- South Africa: Mandela comrade stays in the game Updated: Mar-08-14 11:48 am
- Rwanda expels 6 South African diplomats Updated: Mar-08-14 9:58 am
- Pistorius trial grips viewers worldwide Updated: Mar-08-14 8:16 am
- Farmers urged to prep for possible aphid attack Updated: Mar-07-14 6:59 am
- Brazil warms up in style; Spain, France win Updated: Mar-06-14 12:26 am
- Neymar hits hat trick in Brazil rout of SAfrica Updated: Mar-05-14 3:59 pm
- SAfrican home of exiled Rwandan general attacked Updated: Mar-05-14 9:23 am
- TV channel apologizes for Pistorius witness image Updated: Mar-04-14 5:20 pm
- Former US Rep says he is in hiding in South Africa Updated: Mar-04-14 12:05 pm
- Ex-US Rep. Reynolds says he's hiding in S. Africa Updated: Mar-03-14 8:26 pm
- Honeymoon murder suspect loses UK appeals Updated: Mar-03-14 1:39 pm
- Prince Harry, Desmond Tutu, others honor Mandela Updated: Mar-03-14 10:16 am
- Pistorius trial: The main players Updated: Mar-03-14 12:36 am
- Australia to host South Africa in World Cup warmup Updated: Mar-02-14 9:30 pm
- Pistorius channel goes on air in South Africa Updated: Mar-02-14 3:28 pm
- Fisher wins Tshwane Open by 3 shots Updated: Mar-02-14 11:51 am
- Pistorius trial: Who are the witnesses? Updated: Mar-02-14 11:44 am
- Pistorius trial: The pieces of the puzzle Updated: Mar-02-14 10:38 am
- Fisher extends lead to 5 shots in Tshwane Open Updated: Mar-01-14 2:06 pm
- Oscar Pistorius: His entire life story on trial Updated: Mar-01-14 10:52 am
- Important dates in the life of Oscar Pistorius Updated: Mar-01-14 10:35 am
- Oscar Pistorius seen shooting in gun range video Updated: Feb-28-14 10:55 am
- S African apartheid death squad chief seeks parole Updated: Feb-27-14 2:47 pm
- Pistorius investigators meet Apple over iPhone Updated: Feb-27-14 11:43 am
PRETORIA, South Africa - Oscar Pistorius' friend testified Tuesday that the Olympian twice fired guns in public in the six months before he killed his girlfriend, once without warning through the sunroof of a moving car following an angry altercation with a policeman who had handled Pistorius' pistol.
JOHANNESBURG - One of Nelson Mandela's closest confidants is still challenging the powers that be, with plenty of guidance from his ancestors, the ancient Greeks.
JOHANNESBURG - Rwanda's Foreign Minister says the government has expelled six South African diplomats.
PRETORIA, South Africa - During breaks in his murder trial, Oscar Pistorius sometimes confers intensely with his camp, murmuring in the ear of his chief defense lawyer. When witnesses testify, the double-amputee athlete takes notes or sits with hands clasped, occasionally covering his face, head bowed, as though troubled by the graphic accounts of how he fatally shot his girlfriend last year.
WINNSBORO, Louisiana - LSU AgCenter scientists are warning Louisiana farmers about a new pest infiltrating sorghum crops, and urging them to be on the lookout.
LONDON - Brazil showed its national team is in better shape than the country's stadiums with a 5-0 thrashing of South Africa on Wednesday, and defending champion Spain overcame Italy 1-0 in its final big test before the tournament kicks off, as teams prepared for the World Cup in a series of friendly matches.
JOHANNESBURG - A hat trick from Neymar helped Brazil to a 5-0 rout of South Africa on Wednesday in the World Cup host's final friendly before announcing its squad for the tournament.
JOHANNESBURG - South African police say there has been another unsuccessful attempt on the life of a former Rwandan army chief of staff who has been living in exile in the country for the past four years.
PRETORIA, South Africa - A South African TV channel has apologized for broadcasting an image of a witness in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial after the woman requested that she not be shown.
JOHANNESBURG - Former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds said Tuesday he is in hiding in South Africa after being deported from Zimbabwe because he fears for his life for threatening to expose allegedly illegal business dealings between American businessmen and the southern African country.
CHICAGO - Former Illinois Congressman Mel Reynolds says he's in hiding after being deported from Zimbabwe for allegedly staying in the country with an expired visa.
LONDON - Shrien Dewani, accused of arranging the murder of his bride on their honeymoon trip in 2010, faces extradition to South Africa within four weeks after his last appeal was rejected Monday by a British court.
LONDON - Prince Harry, former Archbishop of Cape Town Desmond Tutu, and Prime Minister David Cameron have joined nearly 2,000 people in a memorial service for the late South African President Nelson Mandela.
PRETORIA, South Africa - A female judge will ultimately decide Oscar Pistorius' fate and pronounce him innocent or guilty of murder in his girlfriend's shooting death on Valentine's Day last year. South Africa has no trial by jury meaning Judge Thokozile Masipa will have the final say in the blockbuster court case. A look at the judge and some other main players in the Pistorius trial:
SYDNEY - Australia will play South Africa in an international friendly in Sydney on May 26, two days before it departs for the World Cup in Brazil.
PRETORIA, South Africa - A cable TV channel devoted to the Oscar Pistorius murder trial went on air in South Africa on Sunday night showing footage of the blonde model the world-famous athlete shot dead at his home a year ago. The video includes footage of her playing with dolphins.
CENTURION, South Africa - English golfer Ross Fisher secured his first European Tour title in four years with a three-shot victory in the Tshwane Open on Sunday.
JOHANNESBURG - Prosecutors have named 107 witnesses they can call at Oscar Pistorius' trial. Here's a look at some of them and what they might testify about:
JOHANNESBURG - A toilet door, a gun, an iPhone - and some prosthetic legs. A stray bullet and the difference between a man and a woman screaming. All are pieces of the Oscar Pistorius puzzle that will likely be scrutinized at the Olympian's murder trial starting Monday.
CENTURION, South Africa - English golfer Ross Fisher was close to his first European Tour title in four years after extending his lead to five shots in the Tshwane Open on Saturday.
JOHANNESBURG - With his past triumphs now tarnished because he shot to death his girlfriend, Oscar Pistorius on Monday will enter court to be confronted with the jarring possibility that he will be sent to prison for at least 25 years.
JOHANNESBURG - A look at some of the significant dates in Oscar Pistorius' headline-grabbing life:
JOHANNESBURG - Newly released video shows Oscar Pistorius, who faces a murder trial next week, firing weapons at a gun range before the double-amputee athlete fatally shot his girlfriend last year.
JOHANNESBURG - Does forgiveness lead to a better society? Or are some crimes so atrocious that the perpetrators should not be forgiven?South Africa faced these difficult questions after apartheid ended two decades ago, and confronts them again as the government considers parole this year for a notorious death squad leader who worked for the white racist government.
JOHANNESBURG - South African prosecutors pressing a murder charge against Oscar Pistorius secured a meeting Thursday with Apple officials in the United States over accessing potentially crucial evidence on the double-amputee athlete's locked iPhone, they said.