Former president Jacob Zuma was never going to remain the all-powerful and omnipresent political figure that he thought, writes Pieter du Toit.
Portugal's incumbent Prime Minister Antonio Costa's Socialists have won a general election marked by low turnout after presiding over a period of solid economic growth following years of austerity.
Fuel haulers in Portugal lifted on Thursday a strike that caused long lines at petrol stations days before a long holiday weekend following mediation by the government.
Portugal on Friday launched an internet campaign aimed at wooing UK visitors, its most valuable tourist market, to keep visiting the country after Brexit.
Portugal's Cabinet has gone out into the street to observe a minute of silence as part of a day of national mourning it decreed for victims of domestic violence.
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Storms packing nearly 180km/h winds have hit Portugal, leaving hundreds of thousands of people without power before carrying heavy rain on into Spain, authorities have said.
Over 700 firefighters battled a wildfire Sunday in a national park west of Lisbon that forced Portuguese authorities to evacuate about 350 people
Portugal's Prime Minister Antonio Costa touched down in Angola on Monday kicking off a two-day trip designed to improve ties between Luanda and its former colonial master.
An Australian couple fell to their death from a wall overlooking a popular tourist beach in Portugal, apparently losing their balance after taking a selfie, a port official says.
Portuguese firefighters have been cautiously optimistic that they have largely controlled a massive wildfire in a central region where dozens of people were killed in huge blazes in 2017, but warned that strong winds could cause the remaining flames to spread.
Twenty-nine German tourists have been killed when their bus spun off the road and tumbled down a slope before crashing into a house on the Portuguese island of Madeira.
Marches, protests, strikes and studies - people around the globe are taking action to mark International Women's Day and to push for action to to obtain equality.
Portuguese police say they have discovered 430kg of cocaine concealed inside a banana shipment from Latin America.
BMW's seventh-generation 3 Series debuts newer tech from its ConnectedDrive system. Incorporated into that is the Intelligent Personal Assistant.
BMW says the new all-new 3 Series takes the signature characteristics of the brand and turns the volume up several notches.
Fernando Moura and his herd may not look like heroes but the Portuguese farmer and his 370 goats are the latest recruits in the country's battle against summer forest fires.
President Joao Lourenco and Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa have buried the hatchet during whirlwind talks in Luanda that follow several turbulent years between Angola and its former ruler.
A small technology firm in Portugal is finding a new use for cork - mobile phones.
"The Jaguar I-Pace is a car designed for comfort and performance, able to match the likes of BMW's X3 and Audi's Q3," writes Ferdi de Vos as he drives the luxurious SA-bound SUV in Portugal.
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