Former government contractor could join President Obama, Henry Kissinger and Nelson Mandela in historic list
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Friday 10 May 2013
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, lifelong friend of former South African president Nelson Mandela and the man regarded by many as the nation’s voice of conscience, has said he will no longer vote for the ruling African National Congress (ANC).
Friday 03 May 2013
Where are you now and what can you see?
Charles Moore lands first blow in battle to define Margaret Thatcher's legacy and destroy 'myths of the Left'
Friday 12 April 2013
When Glenda Jackson excoriated Margaret Thatcher’s record in Parliament “to stop history being re-written”, she may well have had Charles Moore’s authorised biography in mind.
Furious Tories jeer as Labour MPs condemn impact of Margaret Thatcher's policies in Parliamentary 'tributes' session
Thursday 11 April 2013
A show of unity by the three main political parties over Margaret Thatcher since her death on Monday ended when Labour MPs launched strong attacks on her record during Commons tributes to her yesterday.
Saturday 06 April 2013
'Memories are made when travelling, not when you're chained to a desk'
Tuesday 02 April 2013
Invest in Africa refuses to be drawn into debate
'Racism is strengthened by indifference and inaction': AC Milan player Kevin Prince-Boateng gives stunning speech to the UN
Thursday 21 March 2013
The midfielder was subjected to abuse earlier this season
Sunday 17 March 2013
Joost van der Westhuizen is barely intelligible but extraordinarily expressive. He is physically diminished yet spiritually enriched. On this, rugby union's showpiece weekend in the northern hemisphere, he redefines notions of heroism and encourages his successors to pause and recalibrate.
Wednesday 06 March 2013
Hundreds of mourners gathered for a memorial service for Mido Macia, the Mozambican taxi driver who died in a South African cell after being dragged behind a police vehicle.
Monday 04 March 2013
The South African singer and civil rights activist Miriam Makeba has been celebrated in a Google Doodle on what would have been her 81st birthday.
Monday 11 February 2013
Nelson Mandela's granddaughters star in a new show about "carrying on the family legacy while juggling motherhood in Johannesburg"
Thursday 17 January 2013
Stepping off the plane in Johannesburg, I already had my flip flops on and was ready for a week-long vacation. I spent the previous few months on an academic exchange in cold Philadelphia, and was ready for sunshine.
Tuesday 15 January 2013
A gene has been uncovered that may help to create born leaders.
Sunday 13 January 2013
Scotland's Scott Jamieson will not forget Durban in a hurry – but for all the wrong reasons. The 29-year-old from Glasgow narrowly missed out on earning his second win in the South African city in six weeks when Louis Oosthuizen, the home favourite, came from five shots back today to lift the Volvo Golf Champions.
Wednesday 19 December 2012
Danny Boyle's triumphant Olympic opening ceremony has been hailed as one of the most inspiring TV moments of all time second only to the moon landing, according to an audience survey.
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
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