South Africa.

Rhino Poaching Documentary Shows The True Extent Of The Illegal Wildlife Trade

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 02.10.2015 | UK

A surge in demand for rhinoceros horn and pangolin scales across East Asia has led to an "epidemic" level of poaching in South Africa. As the numb...

Pottery, Ubuntu and Idea of a Global Village

Bukky Olaleye | Posted 23.09.2015 | UK
Bukky Olaleye

The Monknine potteries are a family owned business that for forty years have been making decorative pots. According to their literature, they ensure that their products are made from natural, healthy and Eco friendly materials.

Police Find 21 Parts Of Female Genitalia In Man's Home Freezer

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 22.09.2015 | UK

A Danish gun shop owner has been detained after 21 pieces of female genitalia were found stored in his home freezer. 63-year-old Peter Frederiksen,...

Future Visions of Johannesburg: How Creative Technology Is Changing the City's Identity

Beatrice Pembroke | Posted 21.09.2015 | UK Tech
Beatrice Pembroke

The residencies are based in the dynamic area of Braamfontein, a hub for art, music and good food. Earlier that day I'd taken part in a 'market hack' just behind Neighbourgoods Market, with street stalls, demonstrations and activities for public audiences to try cutting-edge, creative electronic and design tools.

South Africa Begin World Cup With 'Biggest Shock In Rugby History'

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 19.09.2015 | UK Sport

Japan has beaten South Africa in the Rugby World Cup, in what is being called the biggest ever upset in the tournament and one of the biggest in sport...

Fair Game?

simon baldwin | Posted 23.08.2015 | UK
simon baldwin

Huberta was a hippo, thought to have been born in 1928 on South Africa's Zululand coast. She made the news because, unlike other hippos, she liked to wander. By her journey's end, she had traveled well over a thousand miles. The media of the day reported her progress - she was a celebrity in her own right. When Huberta was shot dead, it caused an outcry.

Jailed Oscar Pistorius' Release Date Has Been Postponed

The Huffington Post UK/ AP | Sara C Nelson | Posted 19.08.2015 | UK

South Africa's Department of Justice says it is putting Oscar Pistorius' release from prison on hold until his case is reviewed again by a parole boar...

Bic's Latest Advert Really Takes The Sexist Biscuit

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The chain of command at Bic South Africa was well and truly asleep over the weekend as this mind-blowing ad was somehow given the OK... That's ...

Breeding Cruelty - The Problem With Lion Tourism in Africa

Neil D’Cruze | Posted 10.08.2015 | UK
Neil D’Cruze

The death of Cecil the lion has caused global public outrage, the like of which has never been seen before. On World Lion Day it is also important to remember the many thousands of lions whose welfare, and perhaps very existence, remain under threat from the unethical tourism taking place in Africa today.

This Baby Rhino's Reaction To Cars After His Mum Is Killed Is Heartbreaking

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 07.08.2015 | UK

A baby rhino whose mother is believed to have been killed by poachers can be seen trying to adopt passing cars as a substitute for his real parent, im...

Badass Lions Halt Traffic To Capture, Kill And Devour Prey

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 24.07.2015 | UK

Two male lions have been filmed hunting and pouncing on a kudu amidst traffic in northeastern South Africa. The antelope found itself helpless at t...

Shocking Video Shows Shark Attack On Surfing Champion Mick Fanning

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 21.07.2015 | UK

A champion surfer has escaped unharmed after he was attacked by a shark on live television during the final of the J-Bay open competition in South Afr...

South Africa

Joanne Dwyer | Posted 13.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Joanne Dwyer

People were welcoming and warm and quick to laugh. Almost nothing happened on time. Meetings started when they started and went on longer than expected. African Time existed in the Western Cape, too; it reminded me in this way of a less eccentric Kenya.

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 | 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.