Among the people of South Africa, emotions are running high – and no one knows where it is all going to lead
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Tuesday 10 September 2013
The coal miner-to-wheat trading giant Glencore Xstrata moved to take greater control of Lonmin yesterday, as the beleaguered platinum group continues to struggle with trade unions in South Africa.
Saturday 31 August 2013
Former South African President Nelson Mandela has not returned home, and is still in hospital, the country's presidency has told a South African news agency.
Saturday 24 August 2013
The South African government says former leader Nelson Mandela remains in critical but stable condition in hospital, though “medical interventions” are required because his health sometimes becomes unstable.
'Blade Runner' Oscar Pistorius formally charged and trial date is set over 'planned murder' of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp
Monday 19 August 2013
Paralympian prays in court as trial is set for March
Transfer news: Wayne Rooney and Manchester United could be moving closer to conciliation despite continued interest from Chelsea
Monday 19 August 2013
Joking with the press is a sign Manchester United striker may be nearer making up than breaking away
Saturday 17 August 2013
Springboks romp home to staggering win to get their Rugby Championship campaign off to a winning start
Friday 16 August 2013
Gathering for 34 South African miners shot dead by police is boycotted by ANC
Wednesday 14 August 2013
Almost a decade after they were dismissed as "window dressing", racial quotas are on their way back to South African sport.
Tuesday 06 August 2013
George Smith, who once scored four times for Manchester City in a derby rout of Manchester United, died just five days before the passing of his friend and team-mate Bert Trautmann. Like the celebrated German goalkeeper, the 92-year-old's story was one of triumph over adversity inflicted by the Second World War: Smith became a prolific goalscorer despite a shocking injury sustained under "friendly fire" while serving in East Africa.
Nelson Mandela receives notice threatening to turn off the electricity supply for not paying utility bill
Monday 05 August 2013
The City of Johannesburg has apologised to Nelson Mandela and his family for mistakenly posting a non-payment notice on the former South African president's house threatening to cut his electricity off.
Ashes 2013 third Test day three match report: Kevin Pietersen century saves England but there is still plenty of work to do
Sunday 04 August 2013
Australia 527-7 dec England 294-7: Tourists are still on top despite star turn's disciplined century, but with bad weather forecast England can clinch the series at Old Trafford
- 1 Cameron's freebie to apartheid South Africa
- 2 Sherlock series 3: Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman provide teasers for the biggest comeback in British television
- 3 Is this the scariest advert ever? Japanese tyre commercial comes with its own disclaimer and health warning
- 4 Australian ultra-nationalist politician Stephanie Banister in car crash immigration TV interview
- 5 People will try to reduce Mandela to a lilting reggae tune about ‘love’. They will fail