A South African appeal court finds the athlete known as the "Blade Runner" guilty of murdering Reeva Steenkamp after "an error in law" in the original trial.
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius is released under house arrest one year into a five-year sentence for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
There are calls in South Africa for an inquiry into the awarding of the 2010 World Cup after it is alleged a Fifa official took a bribe in the run-up to the decision.
South Africa's president Jacob Zuma presents the findings of the long-awaited commission of inquiry into the massacre of striking miners in Marikana in 2012 - saying police tactics were "defective".
A stowaway who fell from a Heathrow-bound plane was found dead on a shop roof in south west London, while another man is in hospital after surviving.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir flies out of South Africa before a court decision on whether he should be arrested on war crimes charges.
Our Foreign Affairs Correspondent Jonathan Rugman encounters Jack Warner in his constituency office as more corruption accusations are levelled against the former Fifa vice president.
As the Conservatives and SNP prepare for battle in a radically altered political landscape, we reveal the relentless precision of the social media campaigns that became vital to their success.
South Africa's opposition Democratic Alliance party says it voted Mmusi Maimane as leader on Sunday, making him the first black person to head the traditionally white party.