Scientists have identified the earliest known evidence of modern humans outside of the African continent.
Scientists have finally determined the origins of a mysterious yellow glass found in the African desert.
The man at the center of a hoaxed 'resurrection' in South Africa has since died under suspicious circumstances.
A pastor who 'resurrected' a man at a funeral recently is now at the center of a viral Internet phenomenon.
Researchers have uncovered the site of a 15th-century city which was once home to over 10,000 people.
One holidaymaker got more than she bargained for recently after returning from a trip to South Africa.
Anthropologists have published the results of a new study in to two fossil skeletons found in South Africa.
The discovery of stone tools in Algeria has cast doubt on the notion that east Africa was the 'cradle of humankind'.
Researchers from Florida International University have identified the first new species of crocodile in 85 years.
Scientists have been studying a meteorite that dates back to a time before the birth of our solar system.
Staff at a mortuary in South Africa were stunned to discover that one of the bodies was very much alive.
Several of the trees, which date back thousands of years, have abruptly died off within the last decade.
Hashtag-like etchings found on a rock in South Africa's Blombos Cave are thought to be over 100,000 years old.
A huge crack that opened up in Kenya recently has indicated the beginnings of a new continental split.
Fossil hunters have discovered the skull of a huge prehistoric lion that roamed Africa 200,000 years ago.
A prehistoric jawbone unearthed in Israel's Misliya Cave is believed to date back up to 200,000 years.
For the first time ever, South Africa's oldest known hominid skeleton has been unveiled to the public.
An enormous meat-eating dinosaur measuring up to 30ft in length once roamed what is now Southern Africa.
A remarkable new palaeontological discovery in Europe could rewrite the history of human evolution.
Researchers have unveiled details of their latest findings at an important cave site in South Africa.