A small, economically powerful Jewish minority has a perfect right to try its hand at some arm-twisting.
Activist Zachie Achmat says he will surrender his ANC membership if President Jacob Zuma is given a second term as leader of the ANC in Mangaung.
A culture of secrecy breeds duplicity, paranoia and violence, writes the president of South African PEN.
The Treatment Action Campaign faces closure due to a lack of funds, which it claims is primarily due to bad administration at the health department.
Many supermarket products currently marked "product of Israel" could soon carry new labels.
SA's mooted resolution on sexual orientation is seen as appeasing African conservatives.
Zackie Achmat and Fatima Hassan pays tribute to Barbara Hogan, as she retires from government.
After an uproar over Cape Town Opera's tour to Israel, opera managing director Michael Williams has written a letter of apology
Despite the death of five foreigners, provincial officials insist reintegration has been successful.
The Treatment Action Campaign has slammed "government inaction" on deteriorating living conditions in camps for displaced foreign nationals.
Zackie Achmat, chairperson of the TAC and South Africa's most famous purveyor of the slogan "HIV-positive", has been an activist for 30 years.
South African HIV/Aids activist Zackie Achmat got married to his co-campaigner boyfriend at a ceremony attended by hundreds of guests, newspapers reported on Sunday. Achmat (45), founder and chairperson of the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC), the country's main Aids lobby, married Dalli Weyers on Saturday at a colourful occasion near Cape Town.
The controversial documentary Unauthorised: Thabo Mbeki will be screened on SABC3 next Wednesday, the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) said. "We've got the tape, the final copy, and it will be shown on October 3 at 9.30pm," said spokesperson Kaizer Kganyago.
African nations are failing to control tuberculosis and could be overwhelmed by drug resistant strains of the infectious lung disease, with dire implications for the war on HIV/Aids, a leading Aids activist said on Monday. "The explosion of tuberculosis on the continent is combined with the explosion and advance of the HIV epidemic," said Zackie Achmat of the Treatment Action Campaign.
The supervisor of a major HIV vaccine trial in South Africa voiced "huge disappointment" on Saturday after testing was halted in the wake of poor results from sister trials in Australia and the United States. US pharmaceutical giant Merck announced on Friday that it had halted the trials of its V520 vaccine.