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Florence Panoussian

Florence Panoussian

    Absent Mbeki criticised over violence
    Absent Mbeki criticised over violence
    South African President Thabo Mbeki, already under fire for perceived policy failings that caused an anti-immigrant backlash in his country, now...
    Zim meltdown: SA keeps counsel
    Zim meltdown: SA keeps counsel
    South Africa has steadfastly refused to join in the chorus of criticism of Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe despite paying an ever higher price...
    Zimbabweans get antiretrovirals in Mozambique
    Zimbabweans get antiretrovirals in Mozambique
    Zimbabwean orphans Evans (13) and Edmond Mahlangu (8) crossed a mountain range on foot to get to Mozambique where they are slowly recovering on...
    Hot property: Buyers snap up Ponte apartments
    Hot property: Buyers snap up Ponte apartments
    The tallest apartment block in Africa, which has long symbolised Johannesburg's inner-city decay, is shedding its image as a no-go zone in a...
    South Africans flock to Lion King
    South Africans flock to Lion King
    The Lion King, the award-winning Disney musical set in the African bush, is marking its 10th anniversary with a first run on the continent...
    SA's war veterans confront demons in the bush
    SA's war veterans confront demons in the bush
    Amid the majestic beauty of South Africa's Magaliesberg mountain range, veterans of the battle against whites-only rule are trying to banish demons...
    Africa and South America dance to same tune
    Africa and South America dance to same tune
    The nations of Africa and South America, whose leaders gather at a summit in Nigeria this week, are identifying areas of common ground after their...
    Young ballerina teaches Alexandra to dance
    Young ballerina teaches Alexandra to dance
    Ballerina Penelope Thloloe, who "survived" being the first black student at South Africa's national arts school, now devotes her energy passing on...
    Born, raised and married in a refugee camp
    Born, raised and married in a refugee camp
    Ana Ndayizeye embodies the havoc that the unrest in Africa's war-torn Great Lakes region has played on people's lives. The 25-year-old was born in...
    Soweto to get its first upmarket hotel
    Soweto to get its first upmarket hotel
    The Soweto township is soon to open its first luxury hotel as tourists in increasing numbers stream to the suburb, which was once the focal point...
    SA biker defies racial stereotypes
    SA biker defies racial stereotypes
    Corrie Holloway is one of an increasingly maverick pack of women challenging racial and gender stereotypes by being the only white biker in a...
    Showjumping goes to Soweto
    Showjumping goes to Soweto
    Having carved a niche as South Africa's first black showjumper in a sport traditionally reserved for rich whites, Enos Mafokate has now taken his...