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What influence do BRICS nations have?

China's president calls for a more 'just' world order at the conclusion of the ninth BRICS summit.

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Ronnie Kasrils: A veteran freedom fighter on resistance

He is a white, South African Jewish man who fought apartheid and advised Hamas. Ronnie Kasrils tells us his story.

Africa

Medical care unaffordable for many in South Africa

Health ministers from 47 African countries are meeting in Zimbabwe this week to address some of the biggest health challenges on the continent. In South Africa, quality medical care comes at a price that many cannot afford.

Africa

White South African farmers guilty in 'coffin assault'

Assailants filmed themselves shoving black victim into a wooden coffin and closing the top as he begged for his life.

Africa

South African model challenges Grace Mugabe's immunity

Alleged victim of violence by Zimbabwe's first lady asks court to annul government's decision to grant her immunity.

South African model challenges Grace Mugabe's immunity

Africa

S Africa launches probe into more than 90 'political murders'

The South African government has set up an inquiry to investigate what activists call political murders in Kwazulu Natal province. More than 90 people have been killed in and around the Glebelands Hostel since 2014, and yet no arrests have been made.

Africa

Online rhino horn auction set to open in South Africa

Breeders say open trade will stop poachers slaughtering rhino but activists say legal sales could fuel illegal hunting.

Online rhino horn auction set to open in South Africa

Africa

Zimbabwe blocks flights amid Grace Mugabe scandal

Harare authorities say state-owned S African Airways planes were halted for failing to comply with civil aviation rules.

Africa

Protesters rally against Grace Mugabe at South Africa summit

As African leaders met in Pretoria, activists urged them to respect the rule of law with regards to Grace Mugabe, Zimbabwe's first lady.

South Africa

South Africa on 'red alert' for Zimbabwe's Grace Mugabe

Accused of assaulting a model with an electric cable, police search for Zimbabwe's first lady to prevent her departure.

South Africa's borders on 'red alert' for Grace Mugabe

Africa

South Africa remembers Marikana miners killed by police

No one has been charged five years after the massacre, in which 34 miners were shot and killed by police.

Africa

Zimbabwe first lady seeks immunity in assault case

Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe is accused of assaulting a 20-year-old model in a hotel room in Johannesburg.

Grace Mugabe seeks immunity in S Africa assault case

Africa

South Africa 'fails' to compensate slain miners' families

Five years ago 34 miners striking over poor pay and harsh working conditions were shot and killed by police in South Africa.

Africa

Mugabe's wife back in Zimbabwe after assault claims

Zimbabwe's first lady fails to hand herself in to South African police after facing accusations of assaulting a model.

Grace Mugabe back in Zimbabwe after assault claims

Africa

New initiative to try to keep South Africa's children safe

Communities affected by gang violence hoping the old adage 'safety in numbers' will work on the school run.