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COVID-19 graft scandals fuel South Africans' anger with ruling ANC

16 Sep 2020

JOHANNESBURG A spate of corruption scandals during the COVID-19 pandemic has further fuelled some South Africans' frustration with the ruling African National Congress (ANC) party and its failure to tackle graft despite renewed promises from President Cyril Ramaphosa. | Video

South African volunteers on AstraZeneca vaccine trial say not alarmed by pause

10 Sep 2020

JOHANNESBURG South African volunteers on AstraZeneca's experimental coronavirus vaccine trial said they were not worried to hear the trial had been paused after a participant fell ill and they hoped to be part of a potential solution to the pandemic. | Video

South Africa dehorns dozens of rhinos to prevent lockdown poaching surge

05 Jun 2020

PILANESBURG, South Africa South Africa has dehorned dozens of rhinos in three popular game parks, aiming to prevent armed poachers taking advantage of the post-COVID-19 crash in tourism to kill them for their horns. | Video

South Africa struggles with lockdown as it records first coronavirus death

27 Mar 2020

JOHANNESBURG Bustling streets and long queues at supermarkets highlighted South Africa's struggle to adapt to a new lockdown on Friday, as the country recorded its first coronavirus death. | Video

South Africa's ANC says central bank should broaden economic focus

12 Jan 2019

DURBAN/JOHANNESBURG South Africa's ruling party said on Saturday the central bank should broaden its focus to include boosting employment and economic growth, a move that will worry investors already concerned about the direction of economic policy.

Beneath a baobab, Prince Harry and Meghan's love blossomed in Botswana

30 Apr 2018

MAPULA LODGE, Botswana In an exclusive Botswana safari camp where Prince Harry took Meghan Markle on a romantic getaway last year, guests wake to the sound of doves cooing in the trees and hippos splashing in the serene waters of the Okavango Delta. | Video

Beneath a baobab, Prince Harry and Meghan's love blossomed in Botswana

30 Apr 2018

MAPULA LODGE, Botswana In an exclusive Botswana safari camp where Prince Harry took Meghan Markle on a romantic getaway last year, guests wake to the sound of doves cooing in the trees and hippos splashing in the serene waters of the Okavango Delta. | Video

Winnie Mandela should have been president, says head of South African left

03 Apr 2018

SOWETO, South Africa As tributes poured in for Winnie Madikizela-Mandela who died on Monday, the head of South Africa's leftist opposition party said misogynists in the ruling ANC had prevented her taking her rightful place as president.

Circus lions rescued in South America arrive in new African home

02 May 2016

JOHANNESBURG A group of 33 lions rescued from circuses in Peru and Columbia arrived by plane in Johannesburg on Saturday to begin a new life in the African bush. | Video

Steenkamp family ruined by Pistorius shooting - cousin

15 Oct 2014

PRETORIA Olympic and Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius "ruined" Reeva Steenkamp's family when he shot her dead, her cousin told a sentencing hearing on Wednesday.

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