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.
After a deadly white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, Americans are debating whether Confederate monuments should appear in public places. In South Africa, statues celebrating British imperialists and architects of apartheid have also faced calls for removal. A University of Cape Town student explains why that's so important.
South Africa has been experiencing a wave of anti-immigrant violence and so far, 42 people have been killed, and thousands of others have fled their homes in the past two weeks, so The BBC's Martin Plaut takes a look at what's behind the violent attacks.
African immigrants have been attacked in some South African neighborhoods in a recent wave of xenophobic violence, but now some South Africans have organized marches against the attacks, as Gretchen Wilson reports from Johannesburg.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the South African city of Durban. Locals there have complained that a road called Mugabe Street should be renamed to honor a South African hero instead of Zimbabwe's controversial president.