Raeesa Pather

Human Rights

Remember Sharpeville: S Africa mired in memory politics

South Africans mark 55 years since one of the worst apartheid-era mass killings, but other atrocities still forgotten.

Arts & Culture

The slaves, the masters, and a carnival of rebellion

South African parade dating back to the mid-19th century celebrates slaves' 'mockery of masters'.


In Pictures: Cape Town's xenophobia

South African city said to be one of the most unequal in the country with foreigners facing increasing discrimination.


In Pictures: Outrage over S Africa evictions

Eight hundred people were displaced from an informal settlement near Cape Town, in the middle of a cold winter.