South Africa

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Ramaphosa account of ‘Farmgate’ cash backed up by businessman
Hazim Mustafa says he paid $580,000 for cattle at South African president’s ranch in 2019

Zeinab Mohammed Salih in Khartoum and Jason Burke in Johannesburg

06, Dec, 2022 @4:27 PM

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South Africa: ANC says it will block efforts to impeach Cyril Ramaphosa
Ruling party’s decision is a relief for the country’s president after doubts about his political future

Jason Burke Africa correspondent

05, Dec, 2022 @7:36 PM

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South Africa’s ‘black mermaid’ on Disney, diversity and reclaiming the ocean for children of colour
Zandile Ndhlovu, the country’s first black female freediving instructor, is on a mission to change long-held attitudes and teach young people to feel at home in the sea

Tracy McVeigh

05, Dec, 2022 @6:30 AM

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South Africa president to mount legal action in face of impeachment threat
Cyril Ramaphosa rejects call to stand down after accusation of ‘serious misconduct’

Jason Burke in Johannesburg

03, Dec, 2022 @3:27 PM

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Cyril Ramaphosa fighting for political life amid battle for control of ANC
South African president cancels all official engagements and was reported to be close to resigning over ‘Farmgate’

Jason Burke in Johannesburg

02, Dec, 2022 @3:46 PM

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Nelson Mandela podcast illuminates rare side of anti-apartheid activist
In revelatory tapes that have never been heard before, journalist Richard Stengel probes Mandela’s political pragmatism and public sainthood

David Smith in Washington

02, Dec, 2022 @7:00 AM

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South Africa’s Farmgate scandal: what is it and why does it matter?
With Cyril Ramaphosa under pressure, we look at what the scandal could mean for the country

Jason Burke

01, Dec, 2022 @6:44 PM

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Ramaphosa delays parliament appearance over ‘Farmgate’ corruption scandal
South Africa’s political crisis deepens after panel says president should face scrutiny over ability to stay in office

Jason Burke in Johannesburg

01, Dec, 2022 @11:48 AM

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Doddie Weir obituary
Scotland and Lions rugby player who became a campaigner after being diagnosed with motor neurone disease

Ian Malin

28, Nov, 2022 @5:21 PM

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Gangs of cybercriminals are expanding across Africa, investigators say
Online scams such as banking and credit card fraud are the most prevalent cyberthreat, says Interpol

Jason Burke Africa correspondent

27, Nov, 2022 @3:39 PM

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Could the Qatar World Cup be a turning point for ethics in sport? | Letters
Letters: Dr Mike Diboll on our complicity in human rights abuses, Karl Eklund on apartheid South Africa, Antony Barlow on the UK’s own failings, and Stan Labovitch on why he won’t boycott watching the World Cup

25, Nov, 2022 @5:45 PM

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South African president makes first UK state visit of King Charles’s reign
Tory government eager to focus on trade rather than Cyril Ramaphosa’s refusal to put sanctions on Russia

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor and Jason Burke in Johannesburg

22, Nov, 2022 @4:55 PM

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