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Thabo Mbeki to give evidence at arms inquiry
Former South African leader was president when $5bn deal was signed in 1999, amid claims of corruption.
Last updated: 17 Jul 2014 08:34 GMT
Anti-apartheid author Nadine Gordimer dies
South African Nobel Prize-winning author, who wrote more than 30 books, passes away at her Johannesburg home aged 90.
Last updated: 15 Jul 2014 00:59 GMT
Lonmin fires 'absent' miners in South Africa
Platinum producer Lonmin dismisses 235 "essential" workers it says were not allowed to strike under union agreement.
Last updated: 20 May 2014 07:35 GMT
South Africa's ANC in landslide victory
President Jacob Zuma said victory an affirmation of his leadership and the ruling party despite reduced share of votes.
Last updated: 11 May 2014 01:10 GMT
Why aren't South Africa's born frees voting?
As South Africa heads to the polls, many of the country's younger generation are boycotting the vote.
Last updated: 07 May 2014 11:11 GMT
South Africa's 'born frees' demand jobs
Many young people born after apartheid say they are disillusioned with politics and will not vote in Wednesday's poll.
Last updated: 06 May 2014 09:25 GMT
Despite criticisms support for ANC endures
Once a beacon of hope, South Africa's ANC has become a source of disenchantment, yet is still tipped to win elections.
Last updated: 06 May 2014 06:52 GMT
South Africa speaks on milestone Freedom Day
Twenty years after their country's first free vote, South Africans talk about what freedom means to them.
Last updated: 27 Apr 2014 14:17 GMT
SA marks 20 years since first democratic poll
Two decades since end of apartheid, many South Africans remain angry at lack of basic needs and high unemployment.
Last updated: 27 Apr 2014 06:36 GMT
Zimbabwe turns 34, but struggles economically
Since independence, Zimbabwe has faced food shortages, hyperinflation - and several political crises.
Last updated: 18 Apr 2014 15:37 GMT
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