South Africans loved to hate him, but the supremely talented and bigger-than-life spin bowler from Australia had an impact on the country that few cricketers can match.
Russia is attempting to export its governance model of an authoritarian, kleptocratic and transactional regime onto Africa.
African cricketers and administrators have paid tribute to leg-spin idol, Shane Warne who influenced many Zimbabwean, Kenyan and South African spinners. Steve Tikolo, who captained Kenya in the 2003 World Cup and former Zimbabwean limited-overs skipper Prosper Utseya also paid tribute to the legend whose name in etched in cricket folklore.
Makeba, who would have turned 90 on 4 March 2022, was a hugely influential artist and an icon of African liberation and identity.
Queer rights activists push for more inclusive surveys as Statistics South Africa comes under fire for conflating gender and sex in the major census it conducts every 10 years.
We mourn the death of award-winning South African rapper Rikhado Muziwendlovu Makhado (34), known by his stage name Riky Rick. The death of Makhado has South Africans reflecting on depression and mental health.
Kopanang Africa Against Xenophobia was started in response to Operation Dudula threatening and attacking immigrants
Society has moved to a place where everyone is held accountable if their jokes are found offensive.
“Is it because I am a foreigner?” is a question that aptly describes the barriers to healthcare in South Africa for asylum seekers and migrants. But the Sonke Gender Justice’s (SGJ) #UnderTheBlankets campaign is working to change that.