Botswana’s criticism of South Africa’s decision to leave the International Criminal Court has seemingly irritated the presidency.
The solution may be five standby brigades commanded by the regional economic communities, rather than a single force.
A high level AU committee, which includes President Jacob Zuma, wants to review regional and international efforts to address the situation in Libya.
The rand has closely tracked Zuma’s fortunes, advancing when his position weakened and selling off when Gordhan seemed threatened.
The timing of President Zuma’s visit to Zimbabwe could be useful for South Africa to support a constructive and inclusive way forward.
More than 20 buses and several other vehicles were torched, while a major freeway leading into the capital was closed for several hours
Protestors continue to burn tyres, block roads, in South African capital over ruling ANC mayor choice
Tshwane municipality, which includes Pretoria, is one of the important centres the ANC is at risk of losing
It's early days, but it would be a disaster for the ANC to lose three of nation's main cities, which it controlled before
S&P Global Ratings warned it could cut country's debt to junk if the economy doesn’t improve or if institutions are weakened by political interference
Mugabe says there'll 'never ever' be regime change in Zimbabwe, as protests mar centenary of famed S. African 'black' university
Police used water cannon to force back students who tried to march on the venue where dignitaries including Zuma and Mugabe were gathered
The disruption was the latest in a series of showdowns in parliament as pressure mounts on Zuma to resign or be axed as president by the ruling ANC
Tough being finance minister when your worst enemy is the president – just ask South Africa’s Gordhan
“I don’t think it would be easy for any finance minister in any country in the world to operate in this kind of environment”
Investors already consider South Africa more risky than some junk-rated countries
South Africa radical party draws huge crowd ahead of vote, as it attacks white privilege and ruling ANC
Party leader Malema promises to seize white-owned land without compensation and nationalise the banks
Zuma last month lost another major legal case when the country's highest court found he violated the constitution
On Freedom Day, hundreds of people demonstrated in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban to demand Zuma step aside
Zuma saga: at its worst, South African democracy beats some African states when they are at their best
There were important lessons for Africa as strong institutions won out over a strong man
Move follows Malema comments that if the government used violence to suppress protest "we will remove this government through the barrel of a gun".
As Malema lights fires back home, South Africa's Zuma goes deal-hunting in Iran, praises 1979 revolution
With Islamic Republic back in from the cold, all roads seemingly lead to Tehran as leaders seek to cut trade deals.