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A remarkable take on Verdi’s Macbeth has opened at the Athens Festival.
Protesters in South Africa burned buses and trucks, barricaded roads and looted shops in townships in an impoverished district of Pretoria, in a dispute over the ruling party’s candidate for local…
Seen by many as a desperate last bid for leniency for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has removed his prosthetic legs and hobbled in…
Bantu was an educational system designed in 1948 (same year the first white elections were held) primarily to ‘train and fit’ Africans for their role in the newly evolving apartheid society.
A psychologist has said South African athlete Oscar Pistorius is a ‘‘broken’‘ man who should be hospitalised rather than go to jail.
Nearly 300 South African firefighters touched down at an airport in Alberta, Canada, yesterday (30 May) to help battle the huge ‘Fort McMurray’
Punches were thrown as opposition MPs staged a parliamentary protest against President Jacob Zuma. Members of the ultra-left Economic Freedom
Up to half a million gold miners have been given the go-ahead to launch class action lawsuits after contracting fatal lung diseases underground. The
More than 30 lions rescued from circuses in Peru and Colombia have been flown back Africa to live out the rest of their lives in a private sanctuary
South Africa’s High Court has ordered a review of a decision in 2009 to drop nearly 800 corruption charges against Jacob Zuma, saying the move that
Beating off bears or bringing the secrets of the universe into primary schools; just two of the challenges astronomers face when passing on their knowledge to the next generation of stargazers.