There are many reasons why people stay in toxic relationships: some stay for security, some for kids and some for the nauseating reason called love.
One of the specifications for the redevelopment was that environmentally-friendly building designs and methods be used.
Ekurhuleni had a special significance for OR Tambo -- it is here that he returned to after spending 30 years in exile.
OR was remarkable in that, while a student himself, he used to teach others the intricacies of mathematics and the sciences.
Problems with the ANC's candidate lists have seemingly reached the point where one member is claiming to be receiving advice from beyond the grave.
Officials are considering a plan to demolish Chancellor House -- Nelson Mandela's former law office -- and turn the area into an "open urban space".
The political rupture in South Africa is being presented in the outside world as the personal tragedy and humiliation of one man, Thabo Mbeki.
Ranjeni Munusamy asks how the media could have missed the signs of a political conspiracy against Jacob Zuma.
The South African state is imploding. Although there is not a moment to spare, we can still avoid the coming crash if we act quickly enough. But, first, there has to be an official acknowledgement that there is a crisis. Astonishingly, denial of the crisis remains the mainstay of President Thabo Mbeki and his leading officials, writes William M Gumede.
There are moments in history when the future appears as a series of stark choices between life and death, good and evil, progress and regression. Such is the national mood as the ANC gathers at Polokwane. We might call it the end of post-apartheid innocence -- something similar to what other African countries experienced after a decade or more of independence.
Trustees of the insolvent estate of slain mining magnate Brett Kebble want more than R25-million back from beneficiaries of Kebble's largesse, Business Day reported on Wednesday. Alleged beneficiaries ranged from senior African National Congress members to a prominent business journalist.
South Africa is honouring her for helping it overcome the legacy of apartheid, but Linda Biehl says she is simply doing what any parent would after the death of a child: trying to find meaning in loss. She was speaking on the eve of a ceremony at which President Thabo Mbeki is to grant her one of the country's highest honours.
Awards will be bestowed on a musician, a judge and a former chief of state of protocol, Billy Modise, during next week's 11th national orders ceremony. Modise, United States musician and singer Harry Belafonte and Chief Justice Pius Langa are just some of those who will be recognised at the ceremony.
Slain revolutionary leader Chris Hani would not have believed that 14 years into democracy, South Africa is still an unequal society, the Congress of South African Trade Unions said on Thursday at a memorial service marking 15 years since the assassination of Hani, the then-head of the South African Communist Party.
Residents of the impoverished Skielik community on Saturday buried three loved ones who were gunned down last week, allegedly by 18-year-old Johan Nel. Enoch Tshepo Motshelanoka (10), three-month-old Keditlhotse Elizabeth Moiphitlhi and her 31-year-old mother, Anna, were buried at the Swartruggens cemetery.
Sara Kadi, a volunteer Aids worker who lives in a shack without electricity in an impoverished part of Soweto, wants a better life. That is why she wants Jacob Zuma to win the race for the leadership of the ruling African National Congress and become the next president of South Africa.
In an eleventh-hour appeal before the African National Congress's (ANC) national conference starts on Sunday, President Thabo Mbeki on Friday urged delegates to remain faithful to the party's revolutionary goals. He said it is important that delegates fully understand the responsibility they carry on their shoulders.
What does President Thabo Mbeki like to do in his spare time? Ballroom dancing? Playing the piano? No, the man likes to work during leisure hours, says his spokesperson. As the ruling party's national conference in Polokwane approaches members of the South African Cabinet certainly need ways to unwind.