South Africa

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Iain Smith obituary
Other lives: Academic who specialised in British colonial history and the South African war

Robin Okey

17, Jan, 2022 @5:59 PM

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Lord Hughes of Woodside obituary
Labour MP and minister under Harold Wilson who went on to chair the Anti-Apartheid Movement for two decades

Brian Wilson

14, Jan, 2022 @3:32 PM

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Adam Habib of Soas: ‘UK universities must stop taking other countries’ best people’
South African director on why foreign students must return home, the UK’s damage to the arts, and his N-word row

Anna Fazackerley

08, Jan, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Calls for UK to bar Bain & Co from contracts over South Africa corruption
Exclusive: Measure needed in light of judicial commission’s findings about role of firm, says Lord Hain

Rob Davies

07, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Planet Covid: Inside the 7 January Guardian Weekly
What data reveals about the global pandemic. Plus: South Africa’s strife

Graham Snowdon

05, Jan, 2022 @9:00 AM

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A crisis of faith in South Africa: ‘People have given up on the state’
Struggling even before Covid, communities are taking it upon themselves to try to fill the gaps left by the government

Jason Burke in Thembokwezi, Graaff-Reinet and Franschhoek

04, Jan, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Fire breaks out in South African parliament in Cape Town
Firefighters still battling to contain blaze that broke out in the historic building

Agence France-Presse in Cape Town

02, Jan, 2022 @3:07 PM

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What is aquamation? The process behind Desmond Tutu’s ‘green cremation’
The anti-apartheid hero requested an eco-friendly cremation, which uses water instead of flames to process the remains

Agence France-Presse

02, Jan, 2022 @1:23 AM

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Desmond Tutu laid to rest at state funeral in Cape Town
Ceremony takes place in cathedral the South African cleric and Nobel laureate turned into centre of struggle against racial injustice

Jason Burke in Cape Town

01, Jan, 2022 @1:29 PM

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Covid live: UK reports nearly 190,000 new cases – as it happened
Latest figures come amid shortages of PCR and lateral flow tests; new cases in Italy reported as 144,243

Lucy Campbell (now); Fran Lawther, Martin Belam and Samantha Lock (earlier)

31, Dec, 2021 @8:05 PM

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Hundreds pay respects to Desmond Tutu ahead of low-key funeral
Mourners queue in Cape Town to see casket of former archbishop, who requested a funeral without lavish expense

Jason Burke Cape Town

31, Dec, 2021 @1:51 PM

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Can white South Africa live up to Ubuntu, the African philosophy Tutu globalised? | Panashe Chigumadzi
In failing to repair relations and right land dispossession, there is yet to be meaningful reconciliation with Black people, says author Panashe Chigumadzi

Panashe Chigumadzi

31, Dec, 2021 @8:00 AM

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