As it prepares to host soccer's 2010 World Cup, South Africa must make a choice: Will it follow the legacy of Nelson Mandela, or slide into racial resentment?
Nelson Mandela ‘let us down,’ the London Evening Standard reported ex-wife Winnie Mandela as saying. Many black South Africans expected more economic progress by now.
South African media brim with scandalous stories about President Jacob Zuma. But it's another matter when UK media follow suit.
South Africans celebrated the 20th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's release from prison Thursday. President Jacob Zuma has strategically scheduled his State of the Union speech for the same day.
South African President Jacob Zuma admitted this week to having a 'love child' out of wedlock with a mistress. While the media and opposition politicians are critical of his infidelity, South Africa's black majority electorate accepts that Zulu culture includes polygamy.
To mark World AIDS Day, South Africa's President Jacob Zuma announced a major policy shift, offering to provide treatment to all children diagnosed as HIV-positive.
The video, filmed by white South African students who fed black workers food apparently laced with urine, caused the students to be expelled. But now a black university official says they should be reinstated.
The South African president said Zimbabwe's young national unity government is working, despite recent bickering over powersharing.
Expectations for a shift in the relationship between the two nations are high as the South African president makes his first official trip to Zimbabwe today.
After rushing an ill friend to a public hospital in Johannesburg, the sight of skeletal men staring in vain to get the attention of overworked nurses raised a number of questions for me.