South Africa

Oscar pistorius trial
04 Mar, 2014

Dubious translations in Pretoria court compared with Nelson Mandela memorial service fiasco

Oscar Pistorius
03 Mar, 2014

'Blade Runner' ticked all the boxes as a marketing tool, says Simon Chadwick. Except he was human

07 Feb, 2014

It's been a bad start to 2014 as 'Fragile Five' spread contagion, and there could be more gloom to come

06 Feb, 2014

From horse-riding in Tesco to charity in South Africa: internet challenges Neknominate

11 Dec, 2013

Some of the excesses of the apartheid era derived from British military tactics against the Boers

10 Dec, 2013

Too many leaders claim solidarity with Mandela's struggle, but don't tolerate dissent, says US president

Nelson Mandela news
09 Dec, 2013

Public is free to turn up at huge event attended by 50 world leaders and a host of celebrities

13 Dec, 2013

Former president will be laid to rest next to his relatives in 'modest' Eastern Cape province village

Melissa Bachman
21 Nov, 2013

Global condemnation of US hunter is 'sexist' and misplaced say South African commentators

04 Nov, 2013

‘Emotional’ film starring Idris Elba has audience in tears, but critics express doubts