Arrowheads found in the Sibudu Cave in northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa show that humans were using bow and arrows 64000 years ago.
A fuel tanker explodes in Boksburg, Gauteng, South Africa, killing 15 people, injuring 27 others, and damaging a nearby hospital.
Janusz Waluś, the convicted assassin of South African anti-apartheid politician Chris Hani, is released on parole.
Janusz Waluś, the convicted assassin of South African anti-apartheid politician Chris Hani, is stabbed and wounded in prison in Pretoria a few days before his scheduled release on parole.
Mauritius reports its first cases of the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant in two people who travelled from South Africa.
Brazil reports its first case of the 501.V2 variant, which was originally detected in South Africa, in a person from São Paulo.
Cuba reports their first case of a variant from South Africa in an asymptomatic person who travelled from the country.
The authorities extends the compulsory quarantine in designed hotels to 21 days for visitors from outside China, Macau, and Taiwan beginning tomorrow and also ban all people who stayed in South Africa over the past 21 days from entering Hong Kong in order to prevent the spread of new variants of SARS-CoV-2.
South Africa is expected to begin a trial of the NVX-CoV2373, a vaccine candidate produced by Novavax. Around 2,904 volunteers are expected to be selected, who are aged from 18 to 64 years.
American rapper Mos Def is banned from South Africa for five years, having been living illegally in the country since 2013 on a tourist visa.
The government of Haiti issues a new passport to former President of Haiti Jean-Bertrand Aristide allowing him to end his exile in South Africa.