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South Africa at 20: Storms behind the rainbow
South Africa is facing growing socio-economic gaps, despite 20 years of democracy.
Last updated: 28 Mar 2014 12:11 GMT
Marikana: The politics of law and order in post-apartheid South Africa
Liberal colonial occupation and the massacre have never been far apart in history, writes Pillay.
Last updated: 21 Mar 2014 22:57 GMT
South Africa's wave of discontentment
Protests against lack of basic services and government dysfunction have become increasingly common in recent years.
Last updated: 20 Mar 2014 07:15 GMT
S Africa's Zuma criticised for home upgrade
Report alleges that the South African president 'unduly benefited' from $23m of state funds for his private house.
Last updated: 19 Mar 2014 11:34 GMT
Israel and Palestine: Shifting paradigms
It's time for Israelis and Palestinians to reconsider how they view the conflict and their own aspirations.
Massoud A Derhally
Last updated: 17 Feb 2014 10:31 GMT
South Africa sets election date for May 7
President announces date amid slump in popularity for ruling ANC, as country marks 20 years since apartheid ended.
Last updated: 07 Feb 2014 16:18 GMT
Nelson Mandela's estate valued at $4.1m
Details of will released two months after his death, with his estate divided between family, friends, schools and ANC.
Last updated: 03 Feb 2014 21:55 GMT
Move to challenge S Africa's Zuma fails
Would-be presidential candidate appears to have changed her mind about merger of her party with main opposition group.
Last updated: 03 Feb 2014 18:28 GMT
S Africa opposition to field black candidate
Mamphela Ramphele, founder of Agang party, becomes Democratic Alliance's first black candidate for presidential post.
Last updated: 28 Jan 2014 18:25 GMT
S Africa's ANC tries to hold on to legacy
Political party that has been in power since end of apartheid will face its first election without Mandela this year.
Last updated: 10 Jan 2014 19:31 GMT
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Surviving the post-employment economy
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On the record: Journalism is not a crime
Colleagues of detained Al Jazeera journalists press demands for their release, 100 days after their arrest in Egypt.
Will the internet set us free?
Mehdi Hasan discusses online freedoms and the potential of the web with Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales.
Infographic: How India forms a government
A tight race seems likely as 814 million voters elect leaders in world's largest democracy next week.
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Hong Kong's refugee shame
Golden Dawn and the rise of the far right in Europe
New media, old problem: Where's the diversity?
Michael A Deas
Kenya: The perils of racial profiling
Why the English novel is no longer English
The case for Mavi Marmara: Slingshots vs helicopters
In Pictures: Myanmar's census bars Rohingya
Muslim Rohingya are excluded from political representation as a result of not being counted.
The week in pictures
From wildfires in Chile to a robotic football match in Iran, Al Jazeera showcases the week in images.
In Pictures: Palestine Marathon
More than 3,000 runners from 39 countries ran in the second annual 'Right to Movement' marathon in Bethlehem.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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