South Africa

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‘Why did you murder my father?’ How Liz McGregor confronted a killer
After a painful and lengthy murder trial, the journalist still had questions about why her father had died. So she set out to meet the gang member jailed for the killing

Claire Armitstead

28, Jun, 2022 @9:00 AM

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‘Farmgate’ threatens Cyril Ramaphosa’s South Africa re-election bid
President is accused of trying to cover up theft of millions of US dollars hidden at his game farm

Jason Burke in Johannesburg

17, Jun, 2022 @4:31 PM

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Tumi Mogorosi: Group Theory: Black Music review | Ammar Kalia's global album of the month
The South African drummer and friends pair the self-obliterating spirit of Coltrane, Ayler and poet Amiri Baraka with a nine-piece choir to create a layered and compelling work

Ammar Kalia

17, Jun, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Growing numbers of young Africans want to move abroad, survey suggests
Covid, climate, stability and violence contributing to young people feeling pessimistic about future, survey of 15 countries suggests

Kaamil Ahmed

13, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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South Africa seeking to extradite Gupta brothers after arrest in Dubai
Police begin process to transport Indian-born pair wanted on criminal and money-laundering charges

Jason Burke in Johannesburg

07, Jun, 2022 @9:59 AM

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Ryanair forces South Africans to do Afrikaans test to prove nationality
Airline accused of discrimination after it introduces test due to ‘high prevalence of fraudulent passports’

Kalyeena Makortoff

06, Jun, 2022 @9:29 AM

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‘We’ve got other things to worry about’: former colonies react to platinum jubilee
In Africa, celebrations in honour of the Queen stir nostalgia in some, resentment in others

Jason Burke Africa correspondent

05, Jun, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Ray Hill obituary
Former neo-Nazi activist who changed course and threw himself into campaigning against racism and rightwing extremism

Andrew Bell

29, May, 2022 @4:18 PM

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Widow of man killed in Libya accuses South Africa of ‘silence’ in hunt for his body
The South African government sent Anton Hammerl’s passport to his widow in 2016 but has refused to say how it came to have it

Peter Beaumont

19, May, 2022 @12:11 PM

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‘History repeating’: Amazon base in Cape Town splits Indigenous groups
Building work is quiet, for now, on £200m project that pits different visions of South Africa’s future against one another

Jason Burke in Cape Town

19, May, 2022 @4:00 AM

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North Korea ‘in great turmoil’ over Covid death toll, says Kim Jong-un
Regime reports another 21 deaths as fresh outbreaks of coronavirus in South Africa and US concern health officials

Justin McCurry in Tokyo, Jason Burke in Cape Town

15, May, 2022 @9:00 AM

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South Africa’s April floods made twice as likely by climate crisis, scientists say
Brutal heatwave in India and Pakistan also certain to have been exacerbated by global heating, scientists say

Damian Carrington Environment editor

13, May, 2022 @11:01 AM

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