South Africa.

Reconciliation Beyond the Religious Closet

Ian Linden | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK
Ian Linden

Suddenly, out of the corner of my eye, I saw a powerfully built white man barreling up the side aisle. I tensed. The bodyguard spotted him too but didn't flicker.

The World's First Penis Transplant Has Been Hailed A Success

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.03.2015 | UK

A South African university is claiming to have carried out the world’s “first successful penile transplant”. Surgeons at Stellenbosch Univer...

Wine of the Week: Iona Estate, Limited Release Pinot Noir 2012, South Africa

Tom Cannavan | Posted 10.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Tom Cannavan

In important and very real ways, South Africa's winemaking history is one of the youngest on the planet. A modern industry emerged only with the fall of the apartheid regime. That was a mere 24 years ago, and it is fair to say that over the decades since South Africa's industry has been unusually dynamic.

When Things Fall Apart

Joanne Dwyer | Posted 27.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Joanne Dwyer

We were told that someone requiring treatment for Aids had died because they could no longer afford to pay their medical bills. Wives of some of the workers started to turn up at our house (R now worked from home as the company offices had no electricity) with babies and small children, asking for help we couldn't give.

11 Insane Images Of Lightning Over Johannesburg

The Huffington Post UK | Tahira Mirza | Posted 12.02.2015 | UK Tech

These stunning pictures show hundreds of lightning bolts in full force illuminating the night sky in South Africa. Alexius van der Westhuizen, a 46...

Femicide in South Africa: Reeva Steenkamp Was the Victim of Toxic Gender Inequality

Lydia Smith | Posted 12.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lydia Smith

During the period in which Pistorius was sentenced, approximately 27 women were killed as a result of domestic abuse in the country. The rate of femicide is five times higher than the global average, a result of the aggressive masculinity that colours the socio-political landscape of South Africa.

It Will Take More Than 25 Years For Us To Forget These Inspiring Nelson Mandela Quotes

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 11.02.2015 | UK

He died over a year ago but Nelson Mandela’s legacy continues unfettered. Wednesday 11 February marks what would have been the 25th anniversary ...

MacBook Falls Out Of Plane. Survives.

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 10.02.2015 | UK Tech

If, like us, you're still reeling from the devastating news that an iPhone 6 will bend when put under a completely unreasonable amount of pressure, th...

R, Alice and I

Joanne Dwyer | Posted 05.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Joanne Dwyer

Alice came with the house. She is the maid. An observant, motherly figure in her late fifties, Alice could have been a character in a silent film. It was possible to walk into a room and not know that she was there, levitating through the house like a human hovercraft.

No Pads = No School

Sarah Mehta | Posted 03.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Mehta

This tragic dilemma has disastrous consequences for girls: a lifetime of poverty, illiteracy, and diminished choices. While condoms are made available free of charge, where are the free sanitary pads to address this disaster for women's productivity and education?

Say Hello To Your New Favourite Breakfast

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 29.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A South African restaurant in London has been hailed for creating the UK's most innovative breakfast dish. Bunnychow in Wardour Street, Soho, sells...

Paying for Healthcare - The Future of the NHS?

Beth Britton | Posted 29.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Britton

Paying for healthcare is something I'd had no experience of until my recent trip to South Africa. I became unwell and needed to see a doctor, and whilst as a tourist I had travel insurance, the process meant that I still came face-to-face with the reality of paying for healthcare.

The Man in the Airport Cafe

Joanne Dwyer | Posted 21.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Joanne Dwyer

I set my bag down on a chair in the airport café, sensing someone's eyes on me. I looked up and straight into the watchful gaze of a man seated on the far side of the cafe, talking into his mobile phone in an accent it was hard to make out.

Disrupting Davos

Simon Zadek | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK
Simon Zadek

My Davos this year fits this picture. I am co-leading a two-year inquiry established by the United Nations Environment Program into how to change financial and capital markets in ways that align the behavior of lenders and investors with our need to live inclusively within our planetary boundaries.

Why It's Never Too Late to Change Your Career

Tony Cooper | Posted 14.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Tony Cooper

I have always worked at something I love, however this is different, as this is working for myself and with my best friend - and backing our beliefs and visions, not someone else's. It brings an extra passion and commitment to the process and, ultimately, a more fulfilling reward.

Jessica Elgot

All I Want For Christmas Is My Husband

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 24.12.2014 | UK

When Michael Engel told his football teammates it might be his last Christmas in the country, they were "gobsmacked". "I told them I'm facing depo...

Six Luxury South African Hotels

Olivia Greenway | Posted 17.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Olivia Greenway

With the rand weak, South Africa - apart from being sun filled for most of the year, having superb locally grown food, excellent wine and high standards of hospitality - is a good value place to visit. Even the relatively well off appreciate a good deal.

On the Anniversary of the Cruiser

Aaron Vallely | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK
Aaron Vallely

The Cruiser had some of those tasteful elements admired by many writers, myself included. The consummate internationalist, he believed that people understand one another if they want to, no matter how great the language barrier.

Pistorius Prosecutors Can Appeal Murder Acquittal

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Jessica Elgot | Posted 10.12.2014 | UK

A South African judge has ruled that prosecutors can appeal Oscar Pistorius' acquittal on murder charges, after he was convicted of culpable homicide ...

Shrien Dewani Not Guilty As Honeymoon Murder Case Dismissed

Press Association | Press Association | Posted 08.12.2014 | UK

British businessman Shrien Dewani has been dramatically cleared of the murder of his honeymoon bride Anni. Judge Jeanette Traverso dismissed the ca...

The End Of AIDS? Virus Could Become 'Almost Harmless'

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 02.12.2014 | UK

AIDS could become a thing of the past as the virus that causes the fatal disease is becoming less contagious and deadly, according to a new study. ...

The Album: A Tribute to Mi Mandela, Winston Elba and South Africa

Idris Elba | Posted 24.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Idris Elba

Before my dad passed away, I had the chance to show him the film and explain that he was the biggest influence in the moulding of the older Mandela. I moulded how Mandela moved on my old man, they have very similar traits. Tree is the most personal song on this album for me. After spending three weeks in the studio, I knew it was time to write a song that addressed his passing. The perspective is like, "He's gone, man. I wish I could say this to him." And that's how the first lyric came; it was really sort of a love letter to him.

Is Shrien Dewani's 'Honeymoon Murder' Trial About To Collapse?

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.11.2014 | UK

The trial of a British businessman accused of murdering his wife on their honeymoon may be on the verge of collapse after defence lawyers signalled fo...

If You Don't Like Sharks, Don't Watch This

Barcroft TV | Chris York | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK

A great white shark swims around a diving cage on September 30, 2014 in Gansbaai, South Africa. The ferocious great white shark collides with a diving...

Watch This Bad-Ass Porcupine Fight Off 17 Lions

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.11.2014 | UK Comedy

We're not just about the LOLZ here at HuffPost UK Comedy. Oh, no. We're also about the The Animal Kingdom's Most Amazing Moments. And this one's...