South Africa

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Bodies of 20 suspected illegal miners found near abandoned South Africa goldmine
Remains were discovered close to disused mine shafts near Johannesburg

Helen Sullivan

17, Jun, 2021 @4:14 AM

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Move over, Attenborough! Penguin Town is the cuddly nature show for our times
Netflix’s new comfort watch about lovely penguins living in a South African town is gore free and pandemic-perfect

Stuart Heritage

16, Jun, 2021 @11:20 AM

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Covid-19 around the world: how are some key countries faring?
Coronavirus cases appear to be mostly falling as developing nations race to get their populations vaccinated

Jon Henley

14, Jun, 2021 @1:53 PM

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Letter: Patsy Pillay obituary
Letter: Patsy Pillay obituary

Beverley Naidoo

11, Jun, 2021 @6:56 PM

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The Promise by Damon Galgut review – a curse down the decades
This bravura novel about the undoing of a bigoted South African family during apartheid deserves awards

Anthony Cummins

08, Jun, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Barbers, books and boozers: how migrant hotspots inspired the Serpentine Pavilion
The bars, cafes, bookshops and even hair salons of London all fed into this year’s enormous pavilion. Sumayya Vally, the project’s youngest ever architect, explains all

Oliver Wainwright

08, Jun, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Vaccine inequality exposed by dire situation in world’s poorest nations
Analysis: the failings of the Covax programme, logistical issues and governments’ own inadequacies are making a bad situation worse

Peter Beaumont

30, May, 2021 @9:15 AM

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Macron seeks African reset with new view of France’s troubled history on continent
Honest examination of French colonial record in Africa and responsibilty in Rwanda key to new strategy, though critics say little has changed

Jason Burke in Pretoria

29, May, 2021 @5:13 PM

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David Lan: In the age of apartheid, theatre resisted
The theatre director and writer looks back at the spirit of protest that fuelled daring dramas staged in South Africa 50 years ago

David Lan

26, May, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Jacob Zuma trial: South Africa’s ex-president denies corruption charges
Zuma accuses lawyers of working ‘to bolster a narrative’ as trial begins over $2.5bn arms deal

Jason Burke in Johannesburg

26, May, 2021 @3:48 PM

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Oxygen shortages threaten ‘total collapse’ of dozens of health systems
Data reveals Nepal, Iran and South Africa among 19 countries most at risk of running out as surging Covid cases push supplies to limit

Madlen Davies and Rosa Furneaux

25, May, 2021 @8:30 AM

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Boycotts and sanctions helped rid South Africa of apartheid – is Israel next in line?
The comparison rankles supporters of Israel but the growing Palestinian Boycott, Disinvestment and Sanctions movement draws on the struggle to isolate racist South Africa

Chris McGreal

23, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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