Sibongile Sikhuze pointed to his bandaged right knee, showing where a bullet entered and exited. He then raised his right palm, struck by a rubber bullet when he tried to surrender.
Graphic video shows gunfight between S. African platinum miners and police, leaving 18 dead. Nkepile Mabuse reports.
The headlines Friday in South Africa spoke of a bloodbath, of war.
The African Union has elected Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to lead the 54-nation bloc after a hotly contested election.
South Africa's ruling African National Congress said Wednesday the party would drop the lawsuit it filed over a portrait of President Jacob Zuma that shows his genitals.
A lawyer breaks down sobbing in court. The president's children sit in the public gallery. The secretary general of the ruling party, the African National Congress, sits behind them. Outside, military veterans and riot police hold back crowds dancing in support of the president. This is no normal high court case hearing.
A risque portrait of President Jacob Zuma continues to stir emotions in South Africa. CNN's Robyn Curnow reports.
Thousands of people are expected to march Tuesday in South Africa to protest a portrait of President Jacob Zuma that shows his genitals.
South Africa's ruling African National Congress denied Tuesday the appeal of its youth leader, Julius Malema, expelling him.
CNN's Nkepile Mabuse takes a look at the career of South Africa's controversial politician, Julius Malema.
South African President Jacob Zuma married his longtime fiancee in a private ceremony at his rural home, making her one of his four current wives.
South Africa's ruling party banned its controversial youth leader Julius Malema from taking part in any party activities Wednesday, after he gave a speech that was critical of President Jacob Zuma.
South African anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela successfully underwent hernia surgery Saturday, a family member told CNN Saturday.
South Africa's National Assembly passed legislation Tuesday that critics say is a threat to journalistic freedom and anti-corruption efforts.
S. Africa's nat'l assembly passed legislation some say is a threat to journalistic freedom and anti-corruption efforts.
South Africa's ruling party Thursday suspended its controversial youth leader for five years after a disciplinary committee found him guilty of sowing divisions.
Security will be stepped up Thursday ahead of what is expected to be one of the biggest anti-poverty protests since democracy came to South Africa in 1994.
South Africa's president fired two ministers and suspended his chief of police Monday after they were implicated in the misuse of millions of dollars of public funds.
"It's a South African tradition that a man pays lobolo," jokes South Africa's president
The president of South Africa lashed out Tuesday at NATO's enforcement of the U.N. resolution authorizing the organization to act to protect innocent civilians threatened by Libya's civil war.
South Africans gathered at a stadium Saturday for the funeral service of a woman considered the mother of the nation's liberation struggle.
South Africa declared national days of mourning Saturday to honor Albertina Sisulu, an icon of the anti-apartheid movement who died this week.
South African President Jacob Zuma did not discuss "exit strategies" with Moammar Gadhafi during talks about a possible African Union brokered cease-fire in Libya, according to a government spokesman.
South African President Jacob Zuma arrives in Libya to push for a ceasre-fire between Gadhafi forces and rebel fighters.
Fresh explosions rang out early Tuesday near Tripoli, hours after South African President Jacob Zuma held talks with Moammar Gadhafi and signalled he was ready to accept an African Union plan for a cease-fire.
South African President Jacob Zuma is set to meet embattled Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi on Monday, his second visit to Tripoli since unrest started roiling the North African country.
President Jacob Zuma will visit Tripoli next week for talks with embattled Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, according to a statement on the South African leader's website.
The African Union has emerged as a potential peace broker in Libya after it persuaded Moammar Gadhafi to agree to a mediation plan, but analysts say the body is unlikely to succeed unless it can overcome diplomatic disarray and distance itself from the Libyan leader.
Embattled Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, in negotiations with the African Union, has agreed in principal to a deal that would end the conflict in the nation he's ruled for 42 years, South African President Jacob Zuma told reporters Sunday.
South African leader Jacob Zuma was in neighboring Zimbabwe this week to rescue the seemingly crumbling power-sharing government of President Robert Mugabe and Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai.
A public sector workers strike causes misery for those seeking care in South Africa. CNN's Robyn Curnow reports.
Six weeks ago South Africa was basking in the afterglow of hosting a successful soccer World Cup that lawmakers boasted would add millions of dollars to the national economy.
The king of Swaziland on Thursday distanced himself from a top adviser who has come under fire for saying the nation's AIDS epidemic is exaggerated to help benefit drug companies.
President Jacob Zuma launched a program to combat AIDS in South Africa by making a public announcement that he is HIV negative.
Racial tension was high outside a courthouse where two were charged in the murder of a white supremacist.
A South African white supremacist group has retracted its statement vowing to avenge the killing of its leader, Eugene Terreblanche, a spokesman for the group said Monday.
South African President Jacob Zuma appealed for calm Sunday amid fears the killing of notorious white supremacist Eugene Terreblanche could stoke racial tensions in the country.
South African President Jacob Zuma is traveling to Zimbabwe on Tuesday to try to save that country's beleaguered unity government.
Former South African freedom fighter-turned-president Nelson Mandela made a rare public appearance Thursday as the nation's parliament met to honor him on the 20th anniversary of his release from prison.
Freedom lovers everywhere over a certain age recall the thrilling news 20 years ago that Nelson Mandela had been released from a Cape Town, South Africa, jail.
South Africa's president has apologized for fathering a child out of wedlock after his admission prompted an outcry from critics who said he was undermining the nation's health campaign.
South Africa's President Jacob Zuma announced new policies to tackle the country's AIDS epidemic on Tuesday.
South African President Jacob Zuma acknowledged Friday that his country is beset by a high crime rate, but vowed it will be prepared to host the 2010 World Cup.
The parliament of South Africa elected Jacob Zuma as the nation's president Wednesday.
South Africans headed to the polls Wednesday, in elections that the ruling African National Congress is expected to win in a landslide.
A voter shares her feelings with CNN's Robyn Curnow about the ANC and a new player, Congress of the People.
Jacob Zuma will almost certainly become South Africa's next president despite controversy, as CNN's Nkepile Mabuse reports.
The ruling African National Congress is expected to win Wednesday's elections in South Africa by a landslide, but polls predict it might lose its two-thirds parliamentary majority.
ANC president Jacob Zuma will not be prosecuted for corruption. CNN's Nkepile Mabuse reports.
South Africa's ruling party president Jacob Zuma declared his innocence Tuesday after a court formally dropped corruption charges against him.
Prosecutors dropped corruption charges Monday against South Africa's ruling party president Jacob Zuma, who is expected to win the presidential race later this month.
South Africans will hold general elections on April 22, the president announced Tuesday in Parliament, setting the stage for a campaign that will see the leading contender running despite his pending legal problems.
Corruption proceedings against Jacob Zuma, president of South Africa's ruling party, have been provisionally postponed until August 25, the High Court said Wednesday.
Irreconcilable differences between supporters of ex-President Thabo Mbeki and those of his rival Jacob Zuma may lead to the creation of a new party
An angry exchange of public denunciations between top leaders of the ANC suggests that some Mbeki loyalists may be planning to quit the party
Analysis: The political infighting between Thabo Mbeki and Jacob Zuma has broken the ruling party's grip on the moral authority of a liberation movement
Kgalema Motlanthe, a former political prisoner and middle-ground consensus-builder, is expected to become South Africa's interim leader as it transitions to a Jacob Zuma presidency
Ten South African ministers and the deputy president have resigned as President Thabo Mbeki prepares to leave office.
CNN's Ralitsa vassileva talks to a professor about South Africa's political issues after President Thabo Mbeki resigned.
South Africa's ruling African National Congress party is to name deputy president Kgalema Motlanthe as the successor to President Thabo Mbeki Monday, two government sources have told CNN.
South African President Thabo Mbeki announced his formal resignation Sunday during a televised address but did not say when he would leave office.
The leadership of the ruling African National Congress party in South Africa's call for President Thabo Mbeki to resign means the end of an era in South African politics.
The ruling ANC forces the President's resignation amid fierce party infighting over a court case against his chef rival
South African President Thabo Mbeki agreed Saturday to resign, clearing the way for his longtime political rival, Jacob Zuma, to run for the office next spring.
South Africa's ruling ANC votes to oust President Thabo Mbeki as party leader and replace him with Jacob Zuma.
A South African judge has ruled Friday that the prosecution against African National Congress President Jacob Zuma was invalid, clearing the way for him to contest the presidential election early next year.
ANC president Jacob Zuma, frontrunner to lead the country, is facing renewed corruption charges
Lawyers for Jacob Zuma, president of the African National Congress, urged judges Monday to declare Zuma's prosecution on corruption charges unlawful.
Zimbabwe's election crisis will "explode" if other nations fail to take action, the leader of South Africa's ruling party said Wednesday.
CNN talks with Jacob Zuma about plans to form a unity government in Zimbabwe.
CNN's Nkepile Mabuse reports on the continued political crisis in Zimbabwe.
Britain's prime minister Wednesday called for an arms embargo on Zimbabwe and urged condemnation of the country's recent elections as initial results of an opposition-decried recount showed in favor of President Robert Mugabe's party.
Critics say the Scorpions, a police unit in South Africa, are a victim of their success. CNN's Robyn Curnow reports.
The embattled police commissioner in South Africa appeared in court Friday in a case that casts light on a controversy between the country's ruling political party and an elite anti-crime squad.
South Africa's ruling African National Congress said Tuesday that Jacob Zuma will be its presidential candidate in the 2009 national elections, despite his pending trial on corruption and other charges, the South African Press Association reported.
South African prosecutors on Tuesday denied claims that President Thabo Mbeki influenced their indictment of newly elected African National Congress leader Jacob Zuma.
Despite a checkered political career, Jacob Zuma is elected leader of the governing ANC. CNN's Robyn Curnow reports.
Two days after he was elected leader of the African National Congress, Jacob Zuma brushed aside a threat by South Africa's chief prosecutor to charge him with corruption.
The new leader of South Africa's ANC urges unity but does not mention the cloud of corruption charges hanging over him.
The triumph of Jacob Zuma in the race to lead the ANC marks a stunning veto of the course charted by its leader
Appealing for unity and taking a jab at his political rival, South African President Thabo Mbeki made a last-ditch attempt on Sunday to rescue his political career as he addressed a conference of the governing party.
As the ANC gathers to elect its leader, a new round of corruption allegations are leveled against the leading contender, Jacob Zuma
The justice system becomes a battleground for a power struggle within the ruling party
President Mbeki fires the health minister who has tried to bring some sense to the nation's war against the disease
The corruption case against former South African Deputy President Jacob Zuma has been thrown out of court, his lawyer has told CNN.
Former South African deputy president Jacob Zuma has been charged with rape, prosecutors said.
The former financial adviser to South Africa's Deputy President Jacob Zuma has been sentenced to serve 15 years in prison after his conviction on corruption charges.