How the world sees us: Tim Knight – SA’s slide from Madiba to Zuma. Oh Boy.

2015-11-20 11:37

SA is under the jackboot of a corrupt dictator who uses democracy to forward his own sociopathic ends and Jacob Zuma has to go, says a top global journalist.

SA leaders most admired by world’s millennials

2015-10-26 07:30

Two South Africans top an impressive list of leaders that millennials around the world admire, ahead of icons such as Steve Jobs, Richard Branson and Mahatma Gandhi.

VIDEO: Madiba inducted into World Rugby Hall of Fame

2015-10-05 10:34

Nelson Mandela, who harnessed rugby as a vehicle for social change in 1995 to unite a nation, was inducted into the World Rugby Hall of Fame.

Madiba inducted into rugby Hall of Fame

2015-10-03 12:24

South African icon Nelson Mandela has been posthumously inducted into the World Rugby Hall of Fame.

Antjie Krog: Apartheid compensation – Nationalise land to fast-track redistribution

2015-09-23 09:30

Professor Antjie Krog says the Truth and Reconciliation process missed an opportunity to determine what the apartheid compensation should be.

Zuma gives nod to Buffalo City probe

2015-09-22 17:43

President Jacob Zuma has given the Special Investigations Unit the go-ahead to investigate a number of allegations made against the Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality.

Mandla Mandela takes a swipe at his rape-accused brother at school opening

2015-08-25 18:05

Nelson Mandela’s grandson Mandla has expressed sorrow over the use of alcohol, drugs and substance abuse among young people, in what could be seen as a veiled reference to his younger brother, who is accused of raping an underaged girl.

HEADLINES: Mandela grandson rape case, signal jamming in court & Tianjin blast

In today's news headlines: Nelson Mandela's grandson to appear to in court on rape charges, media houses go back to court over signal jamming, high levels of toxic chemicals remain in Tianjin.

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Benjamin Pogrund: SA failing on promise of decades long freedom struggle

2015-08-06 16:49

Benjamin Pogrund reflects on press freedom and says the current government is failing to deliver on the promise of the decades long freedom struggle.

Madiba’s vision changed mud into brick

2015-07-19 17:00

Madiba magic started a revamp at a rural school, where youths can now get a decent education, but more still needs to be done.


Pienaar's 1995 jersey worth R1m!

2015-10-29 14:25

The jersey worn by captain Francois Pienaar when the Springboks won the 1995 Rugby World Cup final is believed to be worth about R1m.

King Dalindyebo: I am in this situation because of Madiba

2015-10-12 12:30

An unrepentant AbaThembu king Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo has promised to fight his court case to the bitter end.

Madiba inducted into rugby Hall of Fame

2015-10-03 12:25

South African icon Nelson Mandela has been posthumously inducted into the World Rugby Hall of Fame.

Martin Ganda: Africa needs change – be the Mandela of tomorrow

2015-10-01 16:50

Africa's problem lies with leadership and it is time for people to grab the opportunity to be the Nelson Mandela of tomorrow, says an analyst.

Ex-Nobel committee advisor denies breaching confidentiality

2015-09-22 22:02

The former secretary of the committee that selects the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize has denied that he breached a code of confidentiality in a new book on the secretive panel.

The Brain Gain: SA expats are flocking back home

2015-09-01 07:00

Angel Jones shares the harsh realities of life abroad, and the challenges expats face in making a new home and a new life in South Africa.

Manyi: ‘White-Owned’ business has betrayed Mandela’s reconciliation legacy

2015-08-21 14:41

Mzwanele Manyi, President of the Progressive Professionals Forum, says government should be stricter in enforcing Economic Empowerment codes, especially in mining.

Mandela grandson charged with rape

2015-08-17 19:44

A grandson of the late Nelson Mandela has appeared briefly in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court on a charge of rape.

SA artwork worth millions used as kitchen notice board in London flat

2015-07-22 17:13

A South African painting worth millions has been discovered in a London flat, where it was being used as a kitchen notice board - and it also has an interesting history which includes Nelson Mandela.

Homeboy has spirit of Madiba

2015-07-19 15:11

Tshepo Machaea will never forget the moment that changed his life. It was the brutal rape and murder of 10-year-old Nontombi Timakwe in Zimbane Valley outside Mthatha in the Eastern Cape.

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