Former president Jacob Zuma was never going to remain the all-powerful and omnipresent political figure that he thought, writes Pieter du Toit.
A trio of American economists won the Nobel Economics Prize for their work in the fight against poverty, including novel initiatives in education and healthcare, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences says.
Three researchers won the Nobel Chemistry Prize for the development of lithium-ion batteries, paving the way for smartphones and a fossil fuel-free society.
Nobel Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai is being honoured by Harvard University for her work promoting girls' education.
Three researchers who "harnessed the power of evolution" to produce enzymes and antibodies that have led to new drugs and biofuels have been named winners of the Nobel Prize in chemistry
The head of the Swedish Academy that awards the Nobel Prize in Literature has resigned following a crisis that has engulfed the prestigious institution.
A Swedish newspaper has identified a man they say has been violating century-old Nobel statues by leaking seven names of winners of the prestigious award.
Richard H. Thaler has been awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Economics for shedding light on how human weaknesses such as a lack of rationality and self-control can ultimately affect markets.
US lawmakers say the death of Liu Xiaobo is a catastrophic loss for China and the entire world, and his contributions to human rights should never be forgotten.
A near-record 318 people and organisations are in the running for this year's Nobel Peace Prize, the Nobel Institute has said, with the motley crew believed to include Syria's White Helmets, Donald Trump and Pope Francis.
Dylan tells Swedish Academy he 'of course' accepts Nobel Prize.
Humans will never migrate to a planet outside of Earth's solar system because it would take far too long to get there, Swiss Nobel laureate Michel Mayor says.
US researchers William Kaelin and Gregg Semenza and Britain's Peter Ratcliffe have shared the Nobel Medicine Prize for discoveries on how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability, the Nobel Assembly says.
Before the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics, the last woman to be honoured with this prestigious recognition was Maria Goeppert Mayer who was awarded in 1963.
Researchers from the United States and Japan, James Allison and Tasuku Honjo have won the 2018 Nobel Prize in medicine for lifesaving discoveries that help patients fight cancer
The Nobel Foundation Board has sharply criticised the Swedish Academy, which chooses the Nobel Literature Prize winner each year, saying the group has damaged its own reputation.
The anti-nuclear campaign that won this year's Nobel Peace Prize says its goal is to make nuclear weapons unacceptable in the minds of people in every country.
Praised to the skies and bearing great hopes, they went on to disappoint the world. As the case of Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi shows, Nobel Peace Prize winners have not always lived up to expectations.
Bob Dylan finally has his hands on his Nobel Literature diploma and medal.
Nobel economics prize laureate Oliver Hart says he's not impressed by President-elect Donald Trump's plans for the US economy.
A prominent member of the academy which awards the Nobel literature prize slammed this year's laureate Bob Dylan as arrogant.
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