South African police kill teen during anti-graft protests
South African police said on Tuesday one of their officers had shot dead a teenager during anti-corruption protests which have forced the president to cut short a foreign trip.
Mob lynches Nigerian in South Africa
The Nigerian community in South Africa has confirmed the killing of one Clement Nwaogu allegedly burnt alive by a mob in the latest xenophobic attack in that country.
South Africa riots force new president to hurry home
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday returned early from a summit in London to rush to the scene of violent demonstrations in North West province, where at least 23 people have been arrested. Ramaphosa, who took power in February, expressed "serious concern" over the clashes between police and protesters, and called for calm as…
The concentric circles of South Africa’s foreign policy
It is an often repeated truism in foreign policy that countries can only be strong abroad if they are strong at home. Post-apartheid South Africa remains one of the world’s most unequal societies. Its white-dominated companies are ubiquitous across the continent. The apartheid-era army’s destabilisation of its neighbours has also left a profound distrust of…
South Africa unveils squad for Asaba 2018 African Senior Athletics Championships
On the heels of its good outing at the just-concluded Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, South Africa is aiming for more glory in international athletics. Athletics South Africa at the weekend unveiled an ambitious 127-member national preparation squad for the 2018 CAA African Senior Championships in Asaba, Nigeria between, scheduled to hold from August 1…
South Africa lays to rest 'Mama' Winnie Mandela
South Africa lays to rest anti-apartheid icon and Nelson Mandela's former wife Winnie Mandela with full state honours at a stadium funeral in Soweto on Saturday.
Again, Nigerian killed in South Africa
The Nigerian community in South Africa has again been thrown into mourning, following the latest extra-judicial killing of a Nigerian in that country.
Winnie Mandela: Heroine or villain?
It is no longer news that Winnie Mandela, the South African anti-apartheid crusader and former wife of the First Black President of South Africa...
Obasanjo condoles South Africans over Winnie Mandela’s death
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has described the death of Mrs. Winnie Madikizela Mandela, wife of the late former South African President Nelson Mandela as a great loss, not only to her family and country, but also the whole of Africa. Obasanjo, in a condolence letter released in Abeokuta, yesterday, said the late freedom fighter, who…