The party, which appeals to South Africa’s black youth, has come to dominate university politics, winning student elections at prominent institutions.
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Money politics reforms across Africa will ensure fair political participation processes and prevent corruption stemming from misuse of money in politics.
South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) celebrated its anniversary this week by counting the party’s successes in the past 25 years.
The man South Africans know as J-Z is dropping an album. But instead of fans, haters question why public dollars are being used to fund the project.
South Africa gets a seat for the third time since 1994. Belgium, Germany, Indonesia and the Dominican Republic also joined the Council this week.
A hulking statue of a late 19th century white leader, with a cane and top hat, has been a flashpoint for cultural conflict in South Africa for years.
Thousands turned out on Sunday for a concert in Johannesburg to honor the life of Nelson Mandela, with Beyonce leading an all-star line-up.
A media rights group expressed indignation over statements made by officials in Tanzania and South Africa justifying the detention of two of its employees.
A Nigerian film titled “Vaya” tells the story of three strangers who get on a train, each of them with a mission to fulfill in Johannesburg.
White South African workers have gone to the streets to protest discrimination. This is a first in country’s history. The apartheid system abolished in 1994 largely favored the white minority.