Cape Town

Sat in the lap of Table Mountain and on the shores of the Atlantic, Cape Town is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. African, Indonesian, French, Dutch, British and German settlers have all left their mark on the city, and all creeds and colours continue to share it to this day. With a p...

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South Africa to review International Criminal Court membership

ANC wants to withdraw from ICC after criticism of visit of Sudanese president. South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) is mounting pressure on President Zuma to withdraw from the Inte...
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Sisters with Blisters

Put on your stilettos and take a stand against women and child abuse for the fourth annual Sisters with Blisters walk taking place at The Campus in Bryanston, Johannesburg on 28 November. Registr...
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Opposition challenges Zuma over case withdrawal.

Opposition party Democratic Alliance led by Cape Town mayor Helen Zille has filed an application for a judicial review of the decision to drop corruption charges against the ruling African National Co...
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Graft charges against Zuma dropped.

Jacob Zuma, head of South Africa
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Peace conference called off following Dalai Lama ban.

A conference in Johannesburg on peace, xenophobia and sport involving Nobel peace laureates and other personalities has been postponed indefinitely after the South African government refused to grant...
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South African Pillay nominated UN commissioner.

South African judge Navanethem Pillay has been nominated as the new United Nations (UN) commissioner for human rights. She will replace Louise Arbour of Canada, who stepped down earlier this year afte...
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Labour rights for South Africa's illegal immigrants.

A court in South Africa has ruled that illegal immigrants have the same labour rights as other workers, the Johannesburg-based
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Human Rights Day.

21 March is human rights day in South Africa, a national holiday created after the end of white minority rule in 1994 to remind people of their rights and ensure that the kind of abuses perpetrated un...