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South Africa

Will the DA survive Mmusi Maimane's resignation?

South African main opposition party in crisis after spate of departures following poor poll showing leave it leaderless.

Will the DA survive Mmusi Maimane's resignation?

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.

Remember Sharpeville: S Africa mired in memory politics

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'.

The slaves, the masters, and a carnival of rebellion

Africa

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: Cape Town's xenophobia

Africa

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.

In Pictures: Outrage over S Africa evictions