The incident comes during unrest that has so far left 72 people dead, following the jailing of ex-president Jacob Zuma.
People took to the streets in protest at the jailing of former President Jacob Zuma. But now unrest and looting has broken out, with dozens of deaths reported.
The brothers behind South African investment platform Africrypt are nowhere to be found after they claimed 69,000 bitcoins were stolen by hackers.
From Cape Town to Melbourne, a new breed of semi-synthetic meth has become an export bonanza for the world's biggest opium producer.
Early in his career, Gandhi fought racial discrimination in the country before becoming an independence hero in India.
Cape Town spends more than £17 million on law enforcement and punitive measures against the homeless, more than double what it spends on social development programmes.
'Beautiful Desolation,' a sci-fi story about the post-apocalypse and fascism, was unmistakably made in South Africa.
Lindani Myeni was shot by officers in Hawaii following what cops said was a 'burglary in progress.' But little about his death makes sense to his loved ones.
A massively viral video shows the driver of an armoured security truck and his colleague responding to an attempted high-speed robbery. VICE World News asked an ex-French Foreign Legionnaire to break it down for us.
The blaze, which started on South Africa's Table Mountain, spread down to the University of Cape Town and destroyed the institution's library.
An Amnesty International report released today alleges civilian killings by these mercenaries as part of the growing war in Mozambique.