Zimbabwe inflation rate soars to 175%
Official inflation is the highest since hyperinflation forced the government to abandon the Zimbabwe dollar in 2009.
Desperate for next fix - heroin-based nyaope grips SA
Heroin has been wreaking havoc in South Africa's cities and rural areas since the early 2000s, according to a recent report by an EU-funded project against cross-border organised crime.
Technical knockout: Kiwis praise team but query 'cruel' rules
The Black Caps lost even though scores were tied at the end of both regular play and a Super Over shootout, with England's superior boundary count giving them victory.
Morgan hopes World Cup win will spark English cricket revival
There have long been concerns about declining player numbers in English cricket, with the sport hidden behind a television paywall in Britain since England's iconic 2005 Ashes series triumph.
Pastor confirmed with Ebola as disease spreads in DR Congo
The patient is a pastor who had been preaching in church and would have touched the hands of worshippers "including the sick", the ministry said in a statement.
Caster Semenya v IAAF: a ground-breaking gender test case
Sociologist Beatrice Barbusse, a specialist in sexism in sport, added: "Sport has been built on this dichotomy between men and women on a binary concept of sexes.
England captain Morgan hails 'superhuman' World Cup hero Stokes
All-rounder Ben Stokes's heroics came three years after he was hit for four straight sixes by Carlos Brathwaite in the last over of West Indies' stunning World Twenty20 final win over England in India.
Djokovic vows to win fans' love with Federer record in view
Despite being outplayed by the 37-year-old Swiss for large parts of the knife-edge encounter, the top seed emerged victorious 7-6 (7/5), 1-6, 7-6 (7/4), 4-6, 13-12 (7/3).
SA's Frittelli claims Open berth with John Deere win
The 29-year-old from Johannesburg played immaculately over the final rounds to card a bogey-free seven-under-par 64, ensuring he will join the world's elite at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland next week.
Mahrez stunner sends Algeria into Africa Cup of Nations final
Algeria led through a first-half own goal by William Troost-Ekong before Nigeria equalised with an Odion Ighalo penalty on 72 minutes awarded after a VAR review.
One dies, hundreds evacuate after 7.3 quake in Indonesia
In South Halmahera district, the closest area to the epicentre, around 160 houses collapsed when the shallow earthquake struck. A woman was confirmed dead in the disaster.
Zuma to take centre stage at graft inquiry
The former president is accused of fostering a culture of corruption during a nine-year reign before he was ousted in 2018 by the ruling ANC party and replaced by Cyril Ramaphosa.
Djokovic beats Federer to claim fifth Wimbledon title in longest ever final
Novak Djokovic beat Roger Federer to claim fifth Wimbledon title in the longest-ever final.
Huawei planning major job cuts in US: WSJ
The layoffs are expected at Huawei's US-based research and development arm, Futurewei Technologies, the paper reported, citing unnamed people familiar with the situation.
Trump tells congresswomen to 'go back' where they're from
In a tweet, Donald Trump referred to "'Progressive' Democrat Congresswomen," which appeared to be a reference to a group of outspoken relatively young, liberal women, all first-time members of the House of Representatives.
Hamilton wins record sixth British GP, extends F1 lead
The defending five-time world champion clocked the fastest lap on his final lap to finish 25 seconds clear of Mercedes team-mate and nearest title rival Valtteri Bottas after an action-packed contest.
SA's Daryl Impey wins stage 9 of Tour de France
Mitchelton-Scott rider Daryl Impey was part of a mass breakaway that quickly opened a 10-minute gap and extended it throughout the race with the pack eventually trailing in 16 minutes adrift.
Deadly monsoon destroys 5,000 shelters in Bangladesh Rohingya camps
Bangladesh's meteorological department said the Cox's Bazar district - home to nearly one million Rohingya Muslims who have fled a military crackdown in Myanmar - has seen at least 58.5 centimetres of rain since 2 July.