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.
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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.
A South African commission charged with probing allegations opens inquiry into corruption during Zuma Rule. Public hearings started Monday in Johannesburg.
South Africa’s Ramaphosa of the ruling ANC announced the amendment of the Constitution to ease the expropriation of land without compensation.
The first round of the presidential election will be held on 30 July. If there is no presidential candidate that is able attain 50 percent plus one vote, the second round is planned for September 8.
Writer-director Etienne Kallos was drawn to the story of a community in a “post-post-colonial” world
A researcher sees deeper trends behind the end of apartheid and the transition to democracy in South Africa.
The leaders of two key African countries resigned their posts within 24 hours of each other in mid-February
Mandela served as a spearhead of South Africa’s anti-apartheid movement during husband’s long imprisonment
A timeline of major events in the corruption charges against disgraced South African former president Jacob Zuma