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Donna Bryson

African Bank: Nationalisation not a good idea

The turmoil in North Africa has hit growth across the continent but may be prompting important indirect political changes.

Rwandan soldiers behind SA shooting, court told

One of the men accused of trying to kill a former Rwandan general exiled in SA said that Rwandan soldiers were behind the plot, a friend testified.

‘Born frees’ confront SA’s brutal history

As she began a tour to learn about the brutality of apartheid, Boipelo Ndaba was skeptical that anything good would come of learning about the dark ch

Only a matter of time before next ‘corrective rape’

They found Noxolo Nogwaza's body in a ditch. The lesbian activist had been stabbed with broken glass, and her teeth had been knocked out.

Handspring Puppet Company wins Tony Award

Cape Town's Handspring Puppet Company, which created the life-size horse puppets for <em>War Horse</em>, was named a Tony Award winner on Tuesday.

Mozambique, a budding narco-state?

Mozambicans see Mohamed Bachir Suleman's glitzy shopping mall as a symbol of a modern future for their impoverished country.

Aristide leaving for Haiti ‘in hours’

Haiti's Jean-Bertrand Aristide is leaving exile in South Africa in just a few hours, despite President Barack Obama's bid to keep him away.

Top businessman takes over McDonald’s SA

Prominent and politically connected businessman Cyril Ramaphosa is taking over McDonald's restaurants in the country, McDonald's said on Thursday.

First dinosaur fossil discovered in Angola

Scientists say they have discovered the first fossil of a dinosaur in Angola, and that it's a new creature, heralding a research renaissance.

SA launches state mining company

The launch of state-owned mining company is renewing questions about whether South Africa has long-term plans to nationalise the lucrative industry.

U2 comes to South Africa at historic moment

It's fitting that one of the most politically plugged-in bands is debuting its world tour in SA on the anniversary of Nelson Mandela's first rally.

New twist in SA’s Aids war

South Africans living with Aids are being robbed of their lifesaving drugs so that they can be mixed with marijuana and smoked.

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