"“This is a Christian country... If you go to Turkey or Saudi Arabia and start to discredit Islam, the reaction will be the same”"
Student who fled to Austria from Chechnya
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Thousands of seeds of a single species can be kept alive for tens or hundreds of years""
Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
"Sound needs to endure"
Music Director, Berlin Staatsoper
"It is so important for me, I have got the gold medal!"
Asian Games swimming champion, China
South Africa’s deaf community on Wednesday accused the sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela’s memorial of being a fake, who had merely flapped
President Barack Obama will travel to South Africa next week to participate in memorial
events for Nelson Mandela, the former South African president
Former South African President Nelson Mandela, who was hospitalised for nearly three
months earlier this year with a lung infection, remains in
Prosecutors in the Oscar Pistorius case have been allowed by South Africa’s National Director of Public Prosecutions to add two firearm charges to
Thami Mazwai is a Resident Executive at Wits Business School in Johannesburg, South Africa. A former journalist and political activist, he is an
‘Cupcakes 4 Kids with Cancer’ organised a fun day with children and adults in Johannesburg to make a giant portrait of former South African president
South African President Zuma sang his closing address at the ANC’s national conference in Mangaung on Thursday.
His song contained get well wishes
The South African city of Johannesburg was treated to an exceptionally rare weather event on Tuesday: snow. Temperatures dropped to below freezing as
School children all over South Africa, have been joining in the 94th birthday celebrations for former president Nelson Mandela.
Around 12 million
Madagascar’s former president Marc Ravalomanana has failed in his attempt to return home after his plane was refused entry to the country’s airspace
These young dancers are from the Dance Factory in Johannesburg. Some started on the streets but, thanks to the school and its director Suzanne le
To celebrate the World Cup, an experimental musician from paris has put together a transcontinental jazz combo – Paris/Joburg – combining French and
Transport strike continues in South Africa as thousands of workers take to the streets leaving commuters stranded.
Protests continue to flare up across South Africa’s townships as residents complain about poor living conditions and a lack of basic services.