This week Cyril Ramaphosa was elected the new president of South Africa's African National Congress. It was seen as a modest victory for reformers. But will it be enough to restore young South Africans' faith in the party and country?
A South African appeals court increased Paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius' sentence for murdering his girlfriend to 13 years and five months on Friday, marking a victory for prosecutors in a case that shocked the world.
For years, educated South Africans moved away to seek better job opportunities and to escape from the country's rampant crime problem, but now, those young educated South Africans are being drawn back to their homeland
Today a judge in South Africa threw out corruption charges against Jacob Zuma, the leader of South Africa's ruling party, the African National Congress. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from the BBC's Jonah Fisher.
South Africa's former leaders were criticized for downplaying the AIDS epidemic there. Now a new president and a new health minister are taking a different approach to fighting the disease. Rhoda Metcalfe reports on The World.
South Africans are ecstatic about Barack Obama's success in the presidential election. But as Rhoda Metcalfe reports from Capetown, there's also admiration for a system where the losing candidate admits defeat so graciously.
South African legend Miriam Makeba has died. Anchor Lisa Mullins revisits Makeba's historic speech to the United Nations in 1963. In that speech, Makeba pleaded with world leaders to help South Africans defeat apartheid.