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South African xenophobia: why is there so much hatred for foreigners?

Tue 21 Apr, AT 14:59

The Zulu king has been accused of inciting racial hatred, but South Africa's problems go much deeper

A white lion

'Mutant' animals being bred for hunters to kill in South Africa

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Thu 12 Mar, AT 13:21

Wealthy hunters pay a premium to shoot 'Frankenstein freaks of nature' like white lions and golden gnus

South African journalists mugged on camera – video

Wed 11 Mar, AT 15:46

Thieves 'brazenly ignore' cameras to steal mobile phones and laptops from journalists in Johannesburg

Eugene De Kock

Eugene de Kock: why is 'Prime Evil' being released from jail?

Fri 30 Jan, AT 15:01

The parole of South Africa's death squad commander Eugene de Kock is dividing a nation

Anni Dewani: the 'dream girl' murdered on her honeymoon

Fri 7 Nov, AT 15:09

Anni Dewani was killed just weeks after marrying Shrien Dewani in a fairytale Hindu ceremony

Africa's growing population

Jobs, security, investment: Africa’s next billion

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Tue 16 Sep, AT 07:42

By 2050, Africa’s population will hit 2.4 billion. What effect will this have and what opportunities will it present for your business?

Marikana massacre: South Africans left waiting for answers

Fri 15 Aug, AT 15:47

Two years after 34 people died at the British-owned Marikana mine, an inquiry seems no closer to the truth

Is Oscar Pistorius anxious or just angry? An analyst's view

Wed 14 May, AT 09:25
Coline Covington

This 'prince of the physical world' does not easily fit the description of an anxiety-ridden GAD sufferer

Glitz, guns and Pistorius: what haunts white South African men

Tue 6 May, AT 08:20
The Conversation

The country's brittle, edgy atmosphere has its roots in apartheid, argues Marlene van Niekerk

South Africa votes in 'crucial' test for ANC

Wed 7 May, AT 09:39

Will the ANC continue to dominate the Rainbow Nation’s politics – and what difference will Mandela’s death make?