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A South African Airways Airbus A350.

Bankrupt South African Airways just debuted its newest plane, the Airbus A350, weeks early despite verging on the brink of collapse

The Airbus A350 is a well-needed enhancement for South African Airways but comes at a time when the airline's future is in doubt.
Kurt Safari operator Kurt Schultz came across a male baboon holding a lion cub on February 1 in South Africa's Kruger National Park.

A baboon re-created an iconic scene from ‘The Lion King’ by carrying a lion cub, and the photographer said he’d never seen anything ...

Kurt Schultz said he saw the unusual scene at South Africa's Kruger National Park, where the male baboon probably found the cub.
Me on the Manhattan High Line.

I’m from South Africa and spent 2 weeks working in New York. Here are 10 things I found bizarre about day-to-day life.

After two weeks in New York City, I started noticing weird plants on sidewalks and strange behaviors of the city's inhabitants.
Fried chicken profits helped pay for a couple's wedding.

A couple who got engaged at KFC is getting their dream wedding thanks to strangers on the internet

Hector Mkansi and Nonhlanhla Soldaat had their dream wedding on December 31 thanks to strangers on the internet who had watched their proposal.
A view of Cape Town from the top of Lion's Head on January 6, 2016 in Cape Town, South Africa.

The US government issued a travel advisory to Americans visiting South Africa, citing risks of ‘violent crime’

The State Department said residents are staging demonstrations, protests, and strikes frequently, and they have the potential to go violent.
An aerial view of the Lakhta Centre in St. Petersburg, Russia.

5 new skyscrapers broke records as the tallest buildings in their countries this year — take a look

At 752 feet tall, The Leonardo overlooks "the richest square mile in Africa." It also comes with one of South Africa's most expensive penthouses.
Zozibini Tunzi, of South Africa, is crowned Miss Universe by her predecessor, Catriona Gray of the Philippines, at the 2019 Miss Universe pageant at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta

Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi celebrated her win by eating a steak at her hotel

Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi told Insider that she had been craving a steak the whole time she was onstage.
Zozibini Tunzi during the National Costume Contest at Miss Universe 2019.

Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi’s national costume contained a powerful message about violence against women in South Africa

Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi's national costume had 2,000 letters from men written to the women of South Africa weaved into it.
Miss South Africa at the 2019 Miss Universe pageant.

Photos show the emotional moment Miss South Africa Zozibini Tunzi was crowned the winner of Miss Universe 2019

By winning the Miss Universe pageant, Zozibini Tunzi became the first black woman from her country to wear the crown.

Uber reveals the top 15 countries users visited, according to its own data

The ride-hailing app compiled the list, which is topped by Mexico, using data from its rider's behavior.