European slaves were cheaper but Africans readily sold their own. Affecting millions it showed the horrors of forced labour in the 20th century.
The foundation of the wine industry is not lily-white - it lies in the rich melting pot of the people who called the Cape their home in days gone by.
A Chinese state-owned newspaper says the West is facing the consequences for slavery and colonialism, following the attack on "Charlie Hebdo".
The truth of our past is being airbrushed out of our minds for the sake of nation-building.
The 8th Pan-African Congress has called for reparations regarding the extensive and continuing damage colonialism has done, writes Bennie Bunsee.
Three women who were enslaved in a house for 30 years in London shared a political ideology with their captors, police said on Saturday.
With no extradition treaty between Angola and Brazil, the politician continues to avoid arrest.
The Global Slavery Index will help shape national and global efforts to root out modern slavery in Africa and across the world, writes Nick Grono.
Steve McQueen's Oscar frontrunner is only the latest mainstream film to challenge social issues a little too late, writes David Cox.
Does "Django Unchained" say anything about Hollywood with regard to its handling of sensitive subject matter like slavery?
Are you sitting on a sofa that has helped destroy the rainforest? Wearing jeans that caused ¬≠silicosis in those producing them? You may well be.
Slavery is not invisible and it is happening everywhere so why, and how, does it persist? A new documentary takes a closer look.
Four men have been charged with slavery offences after British police freed 24 men from a travellers' caravan site in England.
The recent arrest of anti-slavery protesters in Mauritania has highlighted the fact that slavery is not a relic of the past.
A Mauritanian court has sentenced an anti-slavery activist to three months in prison, while eight others accused of "rebellion" were acquitted.
The only place in the world where the East German flag still flies is on the streets of Maputo.
In a quiet moment it's not hard to imagine the despair of slaves who once laboured at Robben Island.
A West African court of justice convicted the state of Niger on Monday for failing to protect a 12-year-old girl from being sold into slavery.
The acrimonious feud between two of Hollywood's best-known film directors reached a new level of name-calling and accusation at the weekend as Spike Lee invoked America's bitter legacy of slavery in response to Clint Eastwood's comments to the Guardian on Friday.