In the latest chapter of what has been termed the “poo wars” in Cape Town, a of group of protestors dumped bucketloads of human waste at the drop-and-go entrance of Cape Town International Airport.
With Nelson Mandela critically ill in hospital, fresh rumours that race riots in South Africa will erupt when he dies have been described as ‘ridiculous’ and a betrayal of Mandela’s legacy of reconciliation.
As former South African president Nelson Mandela spends his third day in a critical condition, his relatives gather in his hometown Qunu to “discuss delicate matters”
As Business Day analyst Gareth van Onselen has pointed out, political parties do not deserve our votes until they have nailed their ideological colours to the wall. Between now and 2014, Agang SA wastes every day that it fails to articulate and defend an ideological position that is more than an all-you-can-eat buffet of everyone else’s ideas.
Oscar Pistorius forgets code to unlock phone considered vital evidence in murder case against him
On this day, 18 years ago, South Africa won the Rugby World Cup on home turf. But even more important than the score, was what the game had meant for a newly-healing South Africa under the guidance of its first black president: Nelson Mandela – the ultimate Springbok.
Former South African President Nelson Mandela’s condition has deteriorated, with the Presidency saying he is now in a critical condition in hospital.
Not even even Auditor General Terence Nombembe and Public Protector Thuli Madonsela will be able to see the long-awaited report on Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla upgrade.
According to a source in the international relations department the SA government found out that its delegation was spied on by the British intelligence during London G20 summit in 2009, and was not surprised by the spying but by the way in which it was carried out.
Nelson Mandela’s Living Legacy | With the involvement of the South African Indian Congress, the Coloured People’s Congress, the South African Congress of Trade Unions and the Congress of Democrats, the ANC planned a Congress of the People, calling on all South Africans to send in proposals for a post-apartheid era.
Recent explosive revelations about surveillance by the US and British governments could pale in comparison to the level of spying on South African civilian communications, says a South African telecommunications specialist lawyer
IMF approves a staff-monitored programme that will oversee Zimbabwe authorities’ economic reforms this year. The programme, if successful, would “be an important stepping stone toward helping Zimbabwe re-engage with the international community”
From 28 October 2013, all applicants for settlement (Indefinite Leave to Remain) in the UK, as well as UK citizenship would be expected to pass the Life in the UK test, and to pass an English speaking and listening test.
A photographic exhibition and a thanksgiving service at St Martin-in-the-Fields to honour the centenary of Father Trevor Huddleston’s birth this month.
If the South African DNA Bill is passed, it will allow for the creation of a national DNA database by taking non-intimate DNA samples from suspects will help police to find criminals responsible for unsolved murders or rapes when they are arrested for other offences
The prestigious first prize was won by 57-year-old Susanne Du Toit for ‘Pieter’, a powerful painting of her eldest son. She wins Â£30,000 and a commission worth Â£5,000.
“We have felt the closeness of the world and the deepest meaning of strength and peace. Our gratitude is difficult to express. But the love and peace we feel give yet more life to the simple Thank you!”
Sammy is the face of the Starfish Greathearts Foundation, which aims to bring life, hope and opportunity to children orphaned or made vulnerable by HIV/AIDS in South Africa by identifying the very best community based organisations and partnering with them to ensure the highest quality care
With the G8 summit currently underway in Northern Ireland, Prime Minister David Cameron is in hot water over claims the UK government spied on South African, Russian and Turkish delegates at two G20 summits in London.