Donna Bryson

From South Asia with love

An new website is making romance stories from the region accessible to a diaspora across the world.

The Soweto Theatre: Making theatre matter again

Soweto has long been a cosmopolitan centre of political and artistic life. The new Soweto Theatre complex is part of an ambitious redevelopment plan.

Okah blames Nigerian government for bombing

Alleged terror mastermind Henry Okah has accused his native country's government of being behind a bombing in which he is to stand trial.

Swazi students hit the streets to demand democracy

Students have marched in Swaziland, demanding democracy and scholarships, though their small numbers were a far cry from last year's mass protests.

Oprah’s shining stras

The first graduate's of TV star's academy are ready to take on the world.

Miners demand more equitable share

Impoverished miners have held a marathon march across a platinum-rich corner of the country to demand Xstrata share more wealth.

All eyes on SA, Walmart appeal

Whether Walmart succeeds in buying a controlling share of a major SA chain could affect whether other Americans come to do business on the continent.

Ravalomanana’s exile plans thwarted mid-air

An attempt by Madagascar's toppled president to end his exile in South Africa was thwarted in the air when his plane was forced to turn back.

Rhino poaching: SA ‘losing animals like crazy’

A fundraising campaign aimed at putting rhino poachers in jail was welcomed on Friday by South African conservationists.

Africa the world’s fastest growing cellphone market

A study shows that Africa is the world's fastest growing cellphone market, becoming the second biggest user of cellphones after Asia.

SA children may have stopped sex predator

The words of little children from an isolated town in rural South Africa may have stopped an international sex predator.

South African scientists to track penguins in wild

South African scientists are fitting young penguins raised by humans with satellite transmitters so they can track them once released into the wild.

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