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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry with their son, Archie, in South Africa on September 25, 2019.

Meghan Markle secretly visited the site where a teenage girl was murdered in South Africa as a ‘personal gesture’

Uyinene Mrwetyana, a 19-year-old University of Cape Town student was killed last month, sparking outrage and protests across South Africa.

Prince Harry says he ‘can’t wait’ to introduce Meghan Markle and baby Archie to his ‘second home’ of South Africa

The family will make their first official visit to South Africa in a few weeks, and the Duke will then continue to Malawi, Angola, and Botswana alone.
30-year-old Mandla Maseko.

A South African pilot who trained with NASA and was set to become the first black African in space died in a motorbike crash

Mandla Maseko, an officer in South Africa's air force, won the AXE Apollo Space Academy competition in 2013. He was nicknamed the "Afronaut."
A tabular iceberg floats in the ocean near Antarctica.

A pirate-fighting sailor wants to lasso and tow a 125-million-ton iceberg from Antarctica to solve South Africa’s water crisis

South Africa's capital is emerging from a water crisis. One man wants to tow an Antarctic iceberg north and convert it into drinking water.
US actor and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (C) is seen at the Arnold Classic Africa, a multi-sport festival held at the Sandton Convention Centre on May 18, 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Arnold Schwarzenegger was jump-kicked in the back during a visit to South Africa and said he didn’t realize it until he saw the video footage la...

The former California governor said later in a Twitter post that he didn't even realize he was kicked until he saw video footage of the attack.
An occultation of Saturn and the moon, as seen from South Africa on March 29, 2019, using a smartphone mounted to a telescope.

A photographer recorded Saturn ‘touching’ the moon with his smartphone, and the pictures are stunning

Grant Petersen of South Africa spent months preparing to photograph the conjunction of the moon and Saturn using a Galaxy S8 phone and a telescope.
Baby shark, doo doo doo doo doo doo.

Watch a group of surfers rescue a baby great white shark

A group of surfers in Victoria Bay, near George, South Africa, noticed a baby great white shark was stuck on some rocks. They felt compelled to save it.
Not the lion in question.

A suspected rhino poacher was trampled by an elephant and believed to be eaten by lions

A suspected rhino poacher was trampled by an elephant while in Kruger National Park in South Africa on Tuesday.
A street bar at a bus terminal in Bridgetown, Barbados.

The 20 unhealthiest countries on earth, ranked

Countries most people consider to be idyllic, such as St. Lucia and Barbados, ranked poorly, which comes down to poor diet and lack of exercise.
Hotel TwentySeven in Amsterdam was deemed the hotel with the world's most inspired design.

The top 14 boutique hotels in the world that should be on every luxury traveler’s list

A hotel in Bali was named the best overall boutique hotel, while hotels in Portugal, South Africa, Greece, and New Zealand also won top honors.