South Africa's government is going to introduce the country's first national minimum wage, meaning more than six million of the lowest-paid workers will have more money in their pockets.
But some critics say at $1.60 an hour, it’s far too low.
30 Mar 2017 14:48 GMT | Africa, South Africa, Politics
Property developers buying and renovating old buildings are driving up prices and rents.
Some poor families in Cape Town face being moved out, and it's evoking painful memories of apartheid in South Africa.
21 Mar 2017 14:04 GMT | Africa, South Africa, Business & Economy
South African officials have voiced their disappointment after Durban was stripped of the 2022 Commonwealth Games amid financial problems. It would have been the first African city to host an international multi-sport event.
15 Mar 2017 05:40 GMT | Africa, South Africa
Nurses are helping South Africa to overcome a medical emergency.
They're being given greater powers to treat patients because there is a shortage of doctors.
Tania Page | 12 Mar 2017 14:18 GMT | Africa, South Africa, Health
Rhino poaching has reached record levels as the animals’ horns are prized in countries such as China and Vietnam, where they are kept as status symbols or used for traditional medicine.
Tania Page | 10 Mar 2017 13:44 GMT | South Africa, Environment
A personal journey reveals how anger and fear fuelled the Ebola crisis that ravaged West Africa.
A look at the information wars waged by Israel and its supporters to win the hearts and minds of the American people.
Media, War & Conflict, Israel
Media and the politics of representation in Latin America, from the 'perfect Latin American' to the 'authentic' one.
Media, Politics, Latin America
We analyse how populist far-right movements are challenging the promise of an integrated union.