It was an unusual commission: speak to the subject of your biography and find out what he thinks about the Dinokeng Scenario Report.
The man who led the Square Kilometre Array telescope bid is delighted that this global scientific project will be based in Africa.
With sharp intellect and astute insight, Mandela negotiated tricky ground, writes Pippa Green.
New Reserve Bank governor Gill Marcus is a tough realist who will not bow to pressure from any lobby group, writes Pippa Green.
The national broadcaster can fulfil its mandate - and build on Zwelakhe Sisulu's legacy - if it is freed from narrow interests, writes Pippa Green.
Feverish preparations to receive the jailed leader could never have been perfect -- there was no precedent.
The violence-torn taxi industry is slowly changing, reports guest writer Pippa Green.
A priest from South Africa, apartheid fighter and bomb victim himself, reaches out to Americans about forgiveness.
When Pravin Gordhan was asked to run the South African Revenue Service, his response was: "Oh my God, you're trying to take me out of politics."