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Analysis: Did Lesotho's army attempt a coup?
Having fled to South Africa, Prime Minister Tom Thabane has accused the military of planning to overthrow him.
Kristen van Schie
Last updated: 31 Aug 2014 14:13 GMT
SA deputy president jeered at Marikana probe
Protesters in Pretoria accuse Cyril Ramaphosa of having "blood on his hands" over his role in 2012 mining massacre.
Last updated: 11 Aug 2014 19:46 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
S Africa delays 'Prime Evil' parole decision
A decision on possible parole for apartheid death-squad leader Eugene de Kock to be made within a year.
Last updated: 10 Jul 2014 13:48 GMT
Oscar Pistorius and the white fear factor
South Africa's crime rate is falling, but the Oscar Pistorius murder trial exposes a lingering fear of 'black crime'.
Last updated: 13 May 2014 15:19 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
ANC wins fifth successive S African election
Provisional results mean second term in office for President Jacob Zuma, while main opposition sees increase in votes.
Last updated: 10 May 2014 16:10 GMT
ANC set for solid win in S Africa elections
Ruling ANC is set to win this year's election by a significant majority, with almost 98 percent of vote counted.
Last updated: 09 May 2014 19:52 GMT
South Africa's Zuma to skip EU-Africa summit
Government has not said if decision is related to call by Zimbabwe's Mugabe for African leaders to boycott the event.
Last updated: 01 Apr 2014 20:16 GMT
Russia: The threat of sanctions
We examine the West's talk of 'consequences' over the situation in Crimea, and ask if sanctions can be effective.
Counting the Cost
Counting the Cost
Last updated: 22 Mar 2014 10:51 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
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.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
The 'Afghan Spring' turns into an 'Autumn of Discontent'
Are reproductive rights human rights?
Open letter to Chancellor Phyllis Wise
How a women-only beach split Turkish society
Riada Asimovic Akyol
Can Nigerian youth destroy Boko Haram's caliphate?
Daniel E Agbiboa
Weekly roundup of #AJOpinion readers' comments
In Pictures: The Beslan massacre, 10 years on
The deadliest terror attack in modern Russia's history led to the deaths of 334 hostages, more than half children.
In Pictures: Kashmir's parkour generation
Inspired by Gaza's free runners and traceurs, parkour is making inroads in India-administered Kashmir.
In Pictures: India's water crisis deepens
As Global Water Week kicks off in Stockholm, world's second most populous city, New Delhi fights for water every day.
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