It took them a while to wake up and stop arguing about whose fault it was, but almost three weeks after xenophobic attacks against foreign nationals began, authorities in the worst-affected provinces have moved into action. Reintegration is the new game plan of the national government, Gauteng and the Western Cape.
The fourth season of South African <i>Idols</i>, which ended on Sunday night, saw the youngest winner yet scoop the title. Jody Williams (17) from Cape Town out-sang her home girl Andriette Norman in a two-hour special, broadcast live on pay-TV channel M-Net.
Students and medical staff at the Chris Hani-Baragwanath Hospital say they feel unsafe -- and that administrators need to do more to improve safety at the world's biggest hospital. On July 30, a student was raped at the hospital. She had been on her way to the blood bank at about 7pm when two men approached her and one of them raped her.