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S Africa's latest drug cocktail ruining lives
Addicts to nyaope, made with anti-retrovirals used to treat HIV, are leaving their homes to beg and feed their habit.
Last updated: 17 Aug 2014 22:30 GMT
S Africa vice president faces Marikana probe
Country's deputy president faces probe into the 2012 Marikana killings of 34 striking miners.
Last updated: 11 Aug 2014 11:52 GMT
More South Africans able to take up ballet
For decades ballet was mainly the preserve of the rich, but now a diverse range of people are enjoying the dance form.
Last updated: 10 Aug 2014 19:51 GMT
South African solar candles combat blackouts
A solar candle business is taking off in South Africa, but new funding could make them affordable for poor households.
Last updated: 07 Aug 2014 00:16 GMT
Nigerians in S Africa in no hurry to go home
Despite growth which has made Nigeria Africa's largest economy, Nigerian migrants do not want to return home.
Last updated: 05 Aug 2014 10:01 GMT
US holds summit with African heads of state
The US wants to boost business with African countries, but expectations are low for the US-Africa Leaders Summit.
Last updated: 03 Aug 2014 12:25 GMT
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
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
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Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
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Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
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In Pictures: Pakistan's street children
An estimated 1.5 million children living on streets are vulnerable to sexual abuse and drugs on daily basis.
Black youth bear brunt of drug cocktail
Young men and women are hooked to third-grade heroin mixed with rat poison, detergents and HIV/AIDS medicine.
In Pictures: Thailand's Buddhist detox centre
The Wat Tham Krabok monastery is Thailand's largest free drug rehabilitation facility.
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