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Oscar Pistorius was released from jail late, South African officials said, and will serve his remaining sentence under house arrest after spending a year behind bars for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
A South African parole board is due to meet to determine whether Paralympian star Oscar Pistorius should be released early from a prison sentence for killing his girlfriend.
A South Africa national was given a prison term in Atyrau, Kazakhstan for failing to register with the immigration authorities.
A South Africa parole board was meeting to determine if champion Paralympian Oscar Pistorius should leave jail, weeks after the justice minister blocked his release.
Reeva Steenkamp's devastated parents remain adamant Oscar Pistorius deliberately killed their daughter, telling Australian television their life has been ruined.
Causes of the recent massive die-out of rare saiga antelopes in Kazakhstan is studied by South African specialists.
Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of Kazakhstan, has met with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and the leaders of Azerbaijan, Cuba, Czech Republic, Mongolia, Serbia, South Africa, Venezuela during his official two-day visit to Moscow, Russia.
Possibly the next Golovkin in the making Roman Zhailauov from Kazakhstan has scored his 14th victory in the professional ring.
Miss South Africa, 22-year-old Rolene Strauss, was crowned Miss World 2014 at the pageant's final in London.
President of South Africa Jacob Zuma may pay an official visit to Kazakhstan in 2015.
South African prosecutors said that their request to appeal Oscar Pistorius's manslaughter conviction and five-year prison sentence would be heard on December 9.
Former world 800-metre champion Mbulaeni Mulaudzi died Friday aged 34 in a car crash on his way to a Johannesburg athletics meeting.
South African Paralympian star sprinter Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison Tuesday for the killing of his girlfriend last year.
Dalai Lama asked for a visa to attend next week's first ever summit of Nobel laureates in Africa, Zuma's government demurred and the Tibetan cancelled his trip.
Kazakhstani grand master Dinara Saduakassova has won the 2014 World Youth Chess Championship in South Africa.
Everybody knows that wine should have a good nose, but one South African vintner wants the world to believe it also needs a good ear.
South Africa's port city of Durban will host the 21st International AIDS Conference in 2016, marking the forum's return to Africa after 16 years, organisers said.
South Africa's Kyalami racetrack, which hosted Formula One Grand Prix races for nearly two decades, will be sold and could be lost to motorsport, auction organisers said.
A four-year-old boy trapped by his seatbelt was dragged to his death behind a hijacked car in South Africa, leaving his traumatised mother screaming at the side of the road, police and media said.
People around the world will celebrate "Mandela Day" Friday for the first time since the iconic South African leader's death by doing good deeds on what would have been his 96th birthday.
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