South Africa.

Nkwame's Climate Conundrum

Daniel Weeks | Posted 04.06.2017 | UK
Daniel Weeks

What he needs from my government in Washington is something more than drills and saws. He needs the Paris Climate Accord with its long-overdue promise of cutting carbon emissions and helping poor countries adapt to a global warming crisis they did almost nothing to create.

Where To Rekindle Your Relationship On Holiday

Polly Rayne | Posted 24.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you’re getting on each other’s nerves, arguing, and finding yourselves talking only about work, family and household chores, then a change of s...

Big Game Hunter Crushed By Elephant After It Was Fatally Shot

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 22.05.2017 | UK

A South African big game hunter has been killed after an elephant that was charging at him was shot and crushed him as she fell to the ground. The ani...

South Africa Eye Maiden Hong Kong Sevens Title

Oliver Pickup | Posted 05.04.2017 | UK Sport
Oliver Pickup

With just four rounds of the 10-stop HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series remaining, South Africa lead the pack by an astonishing distance and are well on course to add to the country's solitary title, achieved back in 2009. A maiden triumph at the Hong Kong Sevens - the most-coveted prize on the circuit - this weekend would provide the fillip to ensure the side complete the season as champions, surely.

Engaged Couple Held In UAE For ‘Sex Before Marriage’ After Doctor Discovers Pregnancy

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 09.03.2017 | UK

A South African man and his Ukrainian fiancée are reportedly being held in the United Arab Emirates for unlawful sex after a doctor discovered the wo...

Poachers Take Hostages And Kill Rhinos In 'Vicious Attack' On Animal Orphanage

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 24.02.2017 | UK

Poachers killed two rhinos and took staff hostage in a “vicious attack” at an animal orphanage in South Africa. Two baby rhinos, who had already l...

South African Food Is Perfectly Peculiar And You Should Embrace The Madness

Lishai Kaufer | Posted 01.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Lishai Kaufer

I've recently embarked on a self-drive mission to shine a spotlight on unique world cuisines that don't seem to get the recognition they deserve. So please, ditch that doner and kick out that korma. It's time to unravel the wonderfully playful palate of South Africa.

Luxury Cruise Company Launches Ultimate 'Gap Yah' Trip Costing £46,000

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 27.01.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Ever since the infamous “Gap Yah” video was released in 2010, taking a year out has been seen as an opportunity for privileged rich kids to party....

Renewable Energy's iPhone Moment

Dr Eddie O'Connor | Posted 17.01.2017 | UK Tech
Dr Eddie O'Connor

Renewable energy is reaching a similar moment - its 'iPhone moment'. Technology advances and accumulated expertise in construction and deployment of wind and solar energy have come together in a way that has created a true tipping point in the energy industry.

9 Important Stories From 2016 You're Likely To Have Missed

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 27.12.2016 | UK

We might live in an ever-more connected world, but some news still seems to pass us by. And given this year’s wall-to-wall coverage of Brexit and th...

‘Dead’ Car Crash Victim Found Alive In Mortuary Fridge Two Days Later

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 12.12.2016 | UK

A car crash victim believed to be dead was found to be still breathing in a mortuary refrigerator two days later. Msizi Mkhize was walking with a frie...

A New HIV Vaccine Could Be The 'Final Nail In The Coffin' For The Disease

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 28.11.2016 | UK Tech

A new vaccine being tested in South Africa could be the “nail in the coffin” of HIV as it helps to protect people against contracting the disease....

Student Protesters Demand Nationwide Uni Shut Down In South Africa Over Tuition Fees

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 07.10.2016 | UK Universities & Education

Student protesters in South Africa have demanded that all universities in the country are shut down until the government scraps tuition fees, the Univ...

A Radical New Alternative For The Cecil John Rhodes Statue: #Rhodesmusttransform

Merel Bekking | Posted 06.10.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Merel Bekking

The place Since I've moved to Cape Town, South Africa, now a year ago, I've been bragging about what an amazing place this is. There is the mountain, ...

Seven Reasons You Have To Visit South Africa

Tom McLoughlin | Posted 05.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Tom McLoughlin

From the sight of hippos bathing in the Limpopo River at sunset and penguins in the distance at Boulders Beach to mind-blowing panoramas atop Table Mountain and the infamous nightlife in Cape Town, there are fewer places quite as culturally or geographically diverse as South Africa.

"This Is The Story Of How We Begin To Remember": 30 Years Since Graceland

Julia Wagner | Posted 30.08.2016 | UK Entertainment
Julia Wagner

As I now listen, write and read about the album, I discover there is ever more for me to learn and for me to hear. And joyfully, Graceland will continue to make more memories for me. "These are the roots of rhythm, And the roots of rhythm remain".

How a Broken Voting System Gave South Africa Apartheid in 1948

Owen Winter | Posted 25.08.2016 | UK
Owen Winter

South Africa's broken voting system (the same one we still use in the UK) gave them a government that did not have majority support and ultimately gave them a racist system of oppression that lasted for over 40 years.

How Many More World Elephant Days Before They're Gone Forever?

Claire Bass | Posted 12.08.2016 | UK
Claire Bass

Elephants face a major poaching crisis, and their populations are falling dramatically across the African continent, with an astonishing 61% decline in the last three decades. Between 30,000 and 40,000 elephants are poached for their ivory every year in Africa, that's around 100 African elephants killed every day, or one elephant gunned down every 15 minutes.

Sexual Harassment in South Africa

Johanna Higgs | Posted 28.07.2016 | UK
Johanna Higgs

South Africa is no stranger to the problem of sexual harassment. And not just in the military. It happens in the streets and it happens in the workplace. Men leer aggressively as women walk down the street and do so with a sense of arrogance and entitlement.

Palestine: An Ever-Shrinking Map!

Dr Harry Hagopian | Posted 20.06.2017 | UK
Dr Harry Hagopian

Last week, I was invited to deliver a talk in Germany at the annual Synod of the European Diocese of the Church of England. The organisers offered me ninety generous minutes to cover the whole MENA and Gulf regions.

More Protection Proposed for Some of the Planet's Key Species - But Will It Be Enough?

Philip Mansbridge | Posted 26.05.2017 | UK
Philip Mansbridge

It's been a busy few weeks for wildlife globally! At the very end of April, Kenya made a statement to the world that there was only one place for ivor...

A Death on the Wild Coast: Murder and Mining in South Africa

Charlotte Allan | Posted 25.05.2017 | UK
Charlotte Allan

Global days of activism, such as today, therefore highlight the power of those who do have such facilities, in helping intimidated communities such as Xolobeni's in spreading the message of activism for them.

Beats Without Borders

Liza Bel | Posted 01.05.2017 | UK Entertainment
Liza Bel

I've recently started imagining the world where Donald Trump wins the American elections, Brexit turns into reality and our society becomes even more ...

You Pay Your Tax, I'll Pay Mine

Loren Treisman | Posted 16.04.2017 | UK
Loren Treisman

Africa is always a loser in this global gluttony. Last year, an esteemed report released by the African Union's High Level Panel on Illicit Financial Flows, revealed that an estimated $60.3 billion was illicitly channelled out of the continent between 2003 and 2012, roughly one a half times the total donated in overseas aid during the same period.

Baobab Ecology: Jumpstart for Giants

Heike Pander | Posted 28.02.2017 | UK
Heike Pander

Giant Baobab, photograph: Heike Pander Even the largest giant tree starts from a little seed: it is about one centimeter long, reddish brown and come...