A giant laser image of Nelson Mandela has been projected onto Table Mountain in South Africa in an illuminated tribute to the late leader.
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Monday 29 November 2010
The three suspects in the killing of a honeymooning tourist in South Africa will appear in court today amid continuing questions about what happened on the night she was hijacked with her British husband and later killed alone.
Tuesday 23 November 2010
A third man appeared in court yesterday in a further twist in the case of a woman from Bristol who was murdered during her honeymoon in South Africa.
Sunday 21 November 2010
Friday 19 November 2010
A second suspect has been arrested in connection with the murder of Anni Dewani in South Africa. Police Chief Bheki Cele made the announcement at a nationally televised news conference, a measure of the attention the murder of a foreigner has drawn in a country known for high rates of violent crime.
Sunday 17 October 2010
During the build-up to World Cup 2010, the deeply boring Parlotones were promoted as the public face of South African rock.
Thursday 19 August 2010
A blood test that can tell doctors whether someone is likely to develop the active and dangerous form of tuberculosis has become a realistic possibility.
Saturday 24 July 2010
Friday 09 July 2010
Dozens of people were camped out among their own possessions on the highway out of Cape Town yesterday trying to hitchhike away from the threat of violence.
Thursday 01 July 2010
Former Portugal star Luis Figo has criticised his compatriot and Real Madrid winger Cristiano Ronaldo after the nation crashed out of the World Cup finals on Tuesday evening.
Monday 28 June 2010
The Dutch do two things at World Cups – they fight among themselves and captivate the tournament with their football. But until their arrival in Cape Town on Friday they had done neither of those two.
Monday 21 June 2010
Friday 18 June 2010
Something has happened at the World Cup and it goes beyond goalkeeping errors. The England fan – that much-feared smirking lout best kept the opposite side of a riot shield – has been transformed. In South Africa, he is a gent and though he still orders pints, he is likely to be seen with a plate of tapas on the side.
Sunday 13 June 2010
Saturday 05 June 2010
Friday 04 June 2010
Sara is the 48-year-old manageress of a boarding house in 1930s South Africa. Detached and jaded, she lives her life in the past, haunted by a love affair with a diamond-digger called Herbert Wakefield. During their relationship, Herbert is diagnosed with a degenerative brain disease and Sara cares for him in hosptial.
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