Residents of Hammanskraal, near Pretoria, stood their ground against forced evictions that left two people dead and thousands more destitute.
They might be down on their luck, but members of the Hammanskraal Roller-Skating Club are a can-do kind of crowd.
Living in a settlement named after Nelson Mandela doesn't mean you have the basics.
Two children have died because of illegal waste destroying the environment in Hammanskraal. Sipho Kings reports.
In this village there are no children. They were sent away so the sewage wouldn't make them sick.
A team of experts will begin investigations on Friday into the deaths of five premature babies at the Jubilee Hospital in Hammanskraal.
South Africa's traditional leaders and traditional communities have a critical role to play in the country and should not be allowed to slide into insignificance, says Democratic Alliance leader Tony Leon. The DA believes that traditional leaders' role in managing communal lands has to be respected.
After centuries of roving around South Africa's capital city, Pretoria's famed vervet monkeys have been forced out by rampant development, with some of the last relocated on Wednesday. The fragile species, known for communication methods very similar to humans, face extinction.