Former president Jacob Zuma was never going to remain the all-powerful and omnipresent political figure that he thought, writes Pieter du Toit.
Eight rapists have been jailed after their 13-year-old victim tracked them down via Facebook.
A 21-year-old suspect in the rape and slaying of a Bulgarian television journalist said Friday that he killed Viktoria Marinova, but didn't mean to.
Bulgaria is banking more and more on hydroelectric power. It's already authorised the construction of 300 new dams.
For decades after World War II, racist, extremist and anti-Semitic views were considered taboo in public life but today they are openly expressed by mainstream politicians.
Twenty-three customs officers and businessmen have been arrested in a probe into corruption at a major checkpoint on Bulgaria's border with Greece.
After failing for years to attract funds for creaking infrastructure and ageing locomotives, help may be on the way from China.
A group of Bulgarian passengers did not want to be late so took the dangerous action of standing in front of an oncoming express train to make it stop.
Bulgaria's prime minister has handed in his resignation in parliament after results showed his party losing badly in the presidential runoff, opening the way for an early parliamentary election
A left-leaning air force general seen as sympathetic to Moscow has won Bulgaria's presidential election first round, dealing a blow to Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.
Serbian customs officials say they have seized half a ton of cake smuggled across the border from Bulgaria.
Thousands of Bulgarians demonstrated across the country against high fuel prices, blocking traffic in around 20 cities and on key highways to Greece and Turkey.
A man has been detained as part of the probe into the killing of a Bulgarian journalist in the northern town of Ruse, Bulgarian public radio reported, citing police sources.
A bus overturned near the Bulgarian capital Sofia in a crash that left at least six people dead and 22 injured, emergency services say.
Scientists say seven million years ago the sunflower and maize fields in parts of southern Bulgaria were like an African savannah.
A Bulgarian court ha jailed an Australian man for four years for having tried to join the Islamic State group, the first terror-related conviction in the country.
Two Bulgarian men have been jailed for 10 years and a woman for six years for trafficking two pregnant women to sell their babies in neighbouring Greece.
Officials in Bulgaria say at least five people have been killed and 23 injured after a train derailed and containers of gas exploded.
Bulgaria risked plunging into fresh political turmoil after a Moscow-friendly general backed by the Socialist opposition won the presidential run-off, exit polls showed.
Bulgaria's Parliament has approved a law banning women from wearing veils that cover their faces in public.
A Bulgarian court has ruled that a French citizen with family ties to the attack on the Charlie Hebdo satirical newspaper in Paris will be extradited to France to face terror charges.
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