The glove, which was worn by pop icon during his “Bad” tour was at the centre of a legal battle with the US government which tried to block the deal.
- by David Millward
In one of the largest deployments of soldiers since the end of white minority rule, the military has been activate to halt riots that have killed more than 100 people.
- by Mogomotsi Magome and Andrew Meldrum
More than a thousand people have been arrested in the lawlessness that has raged since the imprisonment of former President Jacob Zuma.
- by Andrew Meldrum and Mogomotsi Magome
The sporadic pro-Zuma protests that broke out when he handed himself over last week have escalated into looting and arson.
- by Tim Cocks and Alexander Winning
Police said gunmen shooting wildly attacked and overpowered the school’s security guards before taking students into a nearby forest.
- by Ardo Hazzad and Garba Muhammad
The former president, who was meant to hand himself to authorities after being sentenced to jail, spoke to a huge crowd trying to prevent his arrest.
- by Siyabonga Sishi
South Africa’s highest court on Tuesday sentenced the ex-president to 15 months in jail for failing to appear at a corruption inquiry.
- by Alexander Winning
The Ethiopian government earlier called a ceasefire but the People’s Liberation Front said it anticipated retaliation and called on residents to rally behind it.
- by Max Bearak
Medecines Sans Frontiers said three aid workers “paid for their work with their lives in the latest attack on humanitarian workers in war-torn Tigray.
- by Cara Anna
Ambulances trying to reach the wounded in the Ethiopian market town were turned back by soldiers but witnesses said bodies were strewn through the streets.