The brutality of South Africans turning on their neighbours was brought home yesterday morning as people stood by while a Mozambican man was stalked, stabbed and killed as he lay in township filth, pleading for his life.
Ousted Eskom boss Zola Tsotsi bent the power utility’s rules to push through a R400-million-a-year coal supply contract for the powerful and connected Gupta family.
Western Cape police chief Arno Lamoer's penchant for snappy clothes from Markhams and Truworths could lead to him wearing an orange prison uniform.
Mac Maharaj told journalists nothing but the truth as Zuma’s spokesman, he tells Sam Mkokeli
More than 60 people have been arrested in Gauteng following a spate of xenophobic violence in the province.
They say the police drove slowly behind the marauding mob — keeping a polite distance — as if fearful of offending it with their presence.
“I was not safe in the DRC. I was not safe in Joburg, now I am not safe in Durban. I don’t know what to do. I can only pray,” said Alex Musambia.
Ebrahim Mohamed Ali knows why his brother Abubakar was killed - it was because he was a Somali.
Like Mozambican Ernesto Nhamuave, who became known as the “Burning Man” after pictures of his agonising death were sent into the world, Ethiopian Tesema Marcus suffered a similar death a week ago.
AS the tension from three weeks of xenophobic violence intensifies, South African companies operating elsewhere on the continent are on high alert following threats of tit-for-tat attacks on expatriates.
’Fear of missing out’ now a cause of severe anxiety among millennials.
Americans tend to have a good handle on how much their house is worth. But what about the land it sits on? Or all the land in their state? Or, heck, how much is the continental U.S. really worth?
Many who perished in last weekend's migrant boat disaster have ended up in this island nation, where they'll be buried next to migrants who lost their lives in previous tragedies.
In Mumbai and other Indian cities, a simple technology is helping combat the effects of a fragmented, underfunded public healthcare system by improving diagnosis and treatment of one of the world's most lethal diseases.
Former intelligence chief Niël Barnard started top-secret talks with Nelson Mandela in prison in the late 1980s.
The townships of KwaZulu-Natal are on fire. Dead bodies have been left in the wake of this mayhem, which shows no sign of abating.
Violence against foreigners erupted after certain remarks were made about them by Edward Zuma and King Goodwill Zwelithini. Chris Barron asked the president’s son...
Next year’s local government poll, and articulating a credible message for it, is the test Helen Zille’s successor will have to pass — and time is limited, writes Tony Leon.
The savage attacks on foreigners have stunned and embarrassed us all. We’re at a loss for words and we seemed unaware that we were capable of such depravity.
South Africa Under-23 head coach Owen Da Gama is set to be hauled over the coals, with even his future potentially discussed, when he meets SA Football Association CEO Dennis Mumble this week.
Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer admits he is frustrated, nervous, emotional and tense as he watches weekend after weekend
of Super Rugby, wishing he could get more time with his players in a World Cup year.
With the Premier Soccer League (PSL) soon to bring down the curtain on another season, one of the more widely debated accolades will come under scrutiny and the young player of the year award will once again put an emerging talent under the microscope.
Nothing exists in SA cricket, circa 2014-15, before or after the moment in which a skinny, bearded bloke from Joburg smashed Dale Steyn for six on an electric evening at Eden Park last month.
Boxing SA (BSA) has descended into chaos and the sports body’s operations have ground to a standstill as disgruntled staff members continue to stay away from work.
Transnet boss Brian Molefe has stepped into the country's hottest seat after Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown named him as acting CEO of Eskom on Friday.
South African companies with operations north of the border are suffering a fierce backlash from this week's wave of xenophobic violence, blamed on remarks by Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini.
SA firms are major players in the global buyback mania, which, some say, is fed by executive greed.
Eskom's threat last week to cut bulk power to the worst municipal defaulters had the desired effect as some rushed to set up payment plans to keep the lights on.
The appointment of former Liberty Group CEO Bruce Hemphill as new CEO of rival Old Mutual this week has left the market guessing about the insurers' intentions.
Hayden Lansdell is divisional manager in Pretoria at financial planning group GCI Wealth. He says integrity is key for his job, followed by fairness.
TV and radio presenter, actress and modelling agency owner Pearl Thusi, 26, talks about being enterprising and her penchant for fast cars and property.
When we meet people face to face we have a small window of time to make a good first impression - and the same applies when we send a CV to a potential employer.
Matthew Weiner defied studio bosses and bean counters to write something he believed in - and kept on doing it till his hit show 'Mad Men' came to a bittersweet end, writes Jane Mulkerrins.
When 50-year-olds are having babies and tweens are running business empires, is there still such a thing as middle age? Yes, and here's how you know you've hit it.
Fashion for fashion lovers and art for art aficionados, right? Well, not necessarily. These two disciplines rarely merge in one creative project, but it can be done.
Cape muso Thor Rixon wants to change the world with a tune that's tickling YouTube's taste buds.
The person in the library was wearing what I'd describe as a "loud" fragrance, which is to say it was rather overbearing. I went to sit in a "quieter" section of the library.
On the only cruise ship built to navigate India's shallow Ganges, Bob Maddams sails from the heart of the Raj to the holy city of Varanasi.
It seems that Peruvians will use any excuse to host a lively, colourful gathering, writes Tania Auby.
Tiffany Prior, the fashion programme director for the Vodacom Durban July, on London and the bliss of Mauritius.
Tell us the name of the island in this photo to stand a chance to win R500.
Our travel expert, Peter Malherbe, answers queries on routes and destinations around the world.
Twenty years after the conservationist Gerald Durrell died, new species are emerging on Madagascar at the rate of one per week writes Richard Madden.
An intricate replica of some of the earliest-ever cave paintings - and the cave they were found in - opens this week in south-central France, writes Anthony Peregrine.
Think Zimbali and you think luxury but, as Shelley Seid discovers, this exclusive KwaZulu-Natal resort is a treat for nature lovers too.
Allen Schultz spends some time photographing the ancient walled city of Harar.
From French camembert to Dutch gouda, South Africa is producing some top notch 'international' cheeses. We've made the most of them in these winning recipes.
Carlos Amato doesn't feel like he's missing out much because he's lactose intolerant. That said, there's one food he really wishes wasn't off the menu.
‘Plastic’ processed cheese still comes tops at the tills but, don’t turn your nose up at it, it can lead to ‘better’ things.
Some rules are meant to be broken, or at least bent a little, such as red wine with meat and white wine with fish. Which red or white wine? Which meat or fish? More importantly, which sauce?
This classic French tart gets a savoury edge with addition of a sprinkling of mature cheese.
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