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South Africa: Crackdown on anti-migrant attacks

South Africa on Sunday vowed to hunt down those behind a wave of attacks targeting immigrants, saying 307 people had been arrested over violence that has left at least seven people dead.

South Africa seeks diplomatic aid over unrest

South Africa sought diplomatic support from countries across the continent on Friday to defeat the “demon” of anti-immigrant violence in which atleast four people have been killed over the past fortni

South Africa inventions aim to stop slum fires

 People look through the remains of burnt homes after a fire raged— AFP

South Africans social entrepreneurs have come up with inventions aimed at curbing deadly fires and floods in the country’s crowded informal settlements.

South Africa: Apartheid assassin ‘Prime Evil’ gets parole

Eugene de Kock

One of South Africa’s most notorious apartheid mass murderers, Eugene “Prime Evil” de Kock, was granted parole on Friday after 20 years in jail, a decision set to re-ignite painful debate over the cri

When politics, business and media rivalry get mixed up in wildlife conservation, the consequence can be pretty bizarre.

When William Blake published his The Tyger in 1794, he carefully replaced the usual “i” of “Tiger” with a “y” in order to suggest the extraordinariness of the apocalyptic beast.