Africa

South Africa: Industrial pollution blamed for rise in diseases

South Africans in the city of Durban are accusing oil and chemical factories near their homes of being behind frequent cases of cancer, asthma and other illnesses.

Africa

South Africa court to rule on Zuma confidence vote

Court hears case for secret ballot in no-confidence motion against Jacob Zuma amid allegations of intimidation of MPs.

South Africa court to rule on Zuma confidence vote

Africa

South Africa: Health system's failures hit cancer patients

Doctors in the South African city of Durban say the health system is failing patients because of corruption and state negligence.

Africa

'Nazi posters' at South Africa university spark outrage

Posters for 'Anglo-Africaner' event, which copy Nazi propaganda images, cause public outcry after appearing on campus.

'Nazi-posters' at Stellenbosch University spark outrage

Opinion

Will Malema succeed Zuma?

EFF's Malema is following in Zuma's steps, but that might not necessarily get him to the presidency.

Sisonke Msimang

by Sisonke Msimang

Sisonke Msimang

Africa

S Africa: What next for rhinos after lifting of horns trade ban?

The heavyweight animals are critically endangered in many parts of Africa. The largest population is in South Africa where an eight-year-old sales ban on rhino horn has recently been lifted.

Africa

Protests as South Africa hosts World Economic Forum

The global business elite has congregated in the South African city of Durban for the World Economic Forum. This year's meeting focuses on "inclusive growth" for the continent, but protesters fear the poor are being left behind.

Inside Story

Can African leaders stop money laundering?

African leaders are meeting in South Africa this week to talk about revitalising their economies.

Africa

South Africa struggles to educate disabled children

South Africa's government estimates that more than 600,000 disabled children are not getting an education because of inadequate resources and the stigma surrounding their condition. Experts say the disability is often viewed as a curse.

Africa

Thousands march in South Africa May Day rallies

South Africa's scandal-hit President Jacob Zuma was forced to abandon a rally marking May Day. He was hustled off the stage after he was booed by workers calling for his resignation.

Africa

'Racial segregation continues' in South African universities

Twenty-six years after the end of apartheid in South Africa, black students believe university campuses are still effectively segregated.

Africa

Making history in South Africa

Two black riders join elite team working with performance horses connected to tradition dating back to 15th-century Europe.

Africa

Mandela granddaughter: Zuma should listen and step down

Nelson Mandela's granddaughter tells Al Jazeera that President 'Zuma should listen to the people and step down'.

Ndileka Mandela: Zuma should listen and step down

Opinion

Is there a future for the EFF in S. Africa after Zuma?

Julius Malema is using the EFF to maintain his political relevance whilst waiting for Zuma’s departure from the ANC.

Thembisa Fakude

by Thembisa Fakude

Thembisa Fakude

Witness

South Africa: Julius vs The ANC

South Africa's political rebel Julius Malema gains support across the nation as he challenges the ruling ANC party.