Ahmed Kathrada

Anti-apartheid icon Kathrada dies

Anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada, who spent 26 years in jail — many of them alongside Nelson Mandela  — for acts of sabotage against South Africa’s white minority government, died in Johannesbu...
President Jacob Zuma

Zuma makes a stand on land expropriation

President Jacob Zuma took a strong stand at this weekend’s national executive committee (NEC) meeting in Irene in Gauteng, defending his position on the issue of land expropriation without compensati...

SABC faces collapse

The SABC is in chaos, with the finances of the state broadcaster in such disarray that a halt has been called to producing new TV shows and staff members fear they won’t be paid.
Donald Trump

US pledges to work together with China

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Rex Tillerson, the US secretary of state, have held talks in Beijing and sent out a message that they would work to strengthen ties between their countries.

North Korea fires four ballistic missiles

North Korea fired four ballistic missiles into the sea off Japan’s northwest yesterday, angering South Korea and Japan, days after it promised retaliation over U.S.-South Korea military drills it see...