South Africa.

Man Falls To Death From Plane Near Heathrow

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK

A man believed to have stowed away on a long-haul flight plunged to his death from te British Airways jet as it approached Heathrow Airport to land. ...

2010 World Cup Held In The Wrong Country, Latest Fifa Allegations Say

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 07.06.2015 | UK

The 2010 World Cup was held in South Africa because Fifa rigged the vote on where to stage it, the latest allegations against football's world governi...

Game Of Thrones Editor Mauled To Death After Lion Leaps Through Car Window

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 03.06.2015 | UK

An American tourist who was mauled to death by a lion that leapt through her open car window at a South African safari park has been named as Katherin...

Lion Lunges Through Car Window And Mauls Woman To Death In Safari Park

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 03.06.2015 | UK

A young woman was killed by a lion on Monday after it jumped through her car window in a safari park. The American tourist was taking photos of the...

A Circus School That Brightens Up the Townships

Aloïs Angebault | Posted 29.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Aloïs Angebault

Yes, inequalities are not a myth and unmovable townships are still facing wealthy residential neighborhoods. But many other things have changed and successful projects have been blooming for a longer time than you may think.

By the Shores of the Indian Ocean

Joanne Dwyer | Posted 29.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Joanne Dwyer

That veranda, with its endless, ocean view, brought us both a semblance of peace in a time of growing turmoil and uncertainty. Just to sit there was enough. On other occasions, we would take my telescope up to the roof to study the stars.

Selective Empathy: You Were Charlie... Why You Are Not Garissa

Brigitte Sesu Tilley-Gyado | Posted 18.06.2015 | UK
Brigitte Sesu Tilley-Gyado

Lack of empathy, as history has repeatedly shown, is the breeding ground of every atrocity and indifference.

Louise Ridley

Desmond Tutu And The Son Of A Terrorist Have More In Common Than You Might Think

HuffingtonPost.com | Louise Ridley | Posted 16.04.2015 | UK

Legendary retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Zak Ebrahim, the son of a World Trade Centre bomb plotter, have revealed how their very different experi...

Reconciliation Beyond the Religious Closet

Ian Linden | Posted 17.05.2015 | 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 09.05.2015 | 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 28.04.2015 | 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 14.04.2015 | 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 06.04.2015 | 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 04.04.2015 | 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 31.03.2015 | 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.