So I am in South Africa again. This time, I’m spending a few days in Franschhoek, with the aim of getting under the skin of this region. I’m staying with Kevin Swart of Black Elephant Vintners, a relatively new enterprise in the valley. I met Kevin through his brother Gary, who is a colleague of [...]
Science denial has real, societal consequences. Denial of the link between HIV and AIDS led to more than 330,000 premature deaths in South Africa. Denial of the link between smoking and cancer has caused millions of premature deaths. Thanks to vaccination denial, preventable diseases are making a comeback. More »
South Africa describes move by Nigeria to recall envoys over violence against migrants "unfortunate and regrettable".
Roger Ballen, talented New York based photographer, has dedicated many years of his life travelling to some of the most interesting fringes to explore South African culture and lifestyle. Ballen has hand selected 45 of the most powerful images from his journey to include in his new photo essay titled “Outland“. During an interview with Ballen, [...]Show More Summary
South Africa calls move by Nigeria over attacks on immigrants 'an unfortunate and regrettable step'.
Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving headlines around the world. This week, we spoke with Loren Landau about xenophobic violence in South Africa. A wave of deadly violent attacks against immigrants...Show More Summary
In this episode of #TheSpin with Esther Armah, guests Shani Jamila, Professor Anthea Butler and Imani Uzuri talk about citizens who pay to "play cop," the acquittal of Rekia Boyd's killer, and the rise of Xenophobia in South Africa.
When Rhodesia and South Africa said that they were white-led nations that would never have majority rule, the world responded with boycott, divestment and sanctions. When Netanyahu says that there will never be a Palestinian state, it is again time for the BDS movement to put down its shoes and be on the move.
We look at the recent upsurge of violence against foreign nationals in South Africa and the role of the media.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa remains committed to maintaining friendly relations with Nigeria after Abuja recalled its ambassador to Pretoria in the wake of attacks on immigrants, the department of international relations said on Sunday.
Municipal officials say move to shut down Johannesburg shelter made on basis of safety assurances from local leaders.
This April, London?s breakthrough artist-led gallery space, The Unit London, presents ?Untitled?, an exhibition of contemporary painting by Ryan Hewett, one of South Africa?s leading artists. The exhibition focuses on the depiction of leading figures from the past and present who have somehow shaped the world in which we live. Show More Summary
Ambassador's summoning is latest sign of growing discontent at South Africa's handling of deadly xenophobic violence.
In 2014, 1215 rhinos were killed in South Africa, a massive increase over the 333 poached in 2010. In 2011, the western black rhino was formally declared extinct, with poaching blamed as the major factor. The conservation group SaveShow More Summary
The politics and coverage of xenophobia in South Africa; and TV regulation in the UK ahead of a contentious election.
Hundreds of people took to the streets of South Africa’s executive capital to protest against xenophobia.
I don't think there's an airline which more consistently has unbelievable business class fares than Qatar Airways. They seem to have a "global 2-for-1" business class sale at least once a month, and some of the fares are unbelievable. For...Show More Summary
S. Africa’s Power Crisis Sparks Interest in Solar Power Darren Taylor, April 23, 2015 (Voice of Africa) “South Africa is enduring an unprecedented power generation crisis. Electricity blackouts continue across the country as its power...Show More Summary