Warren Foster

Zim elections report: One step forward, two steps back

President Jacob Zuma may appeal an order forcing him to hand over a report on the 2002 Zim elections to the M&G.

Too little, too late

Free State voters are underwhelmed by Cope, writes Mmanaledi Mataboge.

The age to rev it up

The Red Hat Society encourages women over 50 to develop a new zest for life. Photographer Lisa Skinner and writer Warren Foster paid them a visit.

Great trek to say ‘I do’

Hundreds of overseas couples are making the great trek to South Africa to tie the knot -- thanks to the favourable exchange rate.

A climate of hardship

Changing weather patterns in Uganda have wreaked havoc on the country, writes Warren Foster.

Why Kruger crocs are croaking

Mining has been blamed for the death of more than 50 crocodiles along the Olifants River in Kruger National Park in the past month.

Getting ready to mount the podium

It has been a long ride from the streets of Brackendowns, in the south-east of Johannesburg, to Beijing.

Encouraging sexhibitionism

Nosimilo Ndlovu and Warren Foster report on what South Africans can expect at the first-ever Sexpo to be held in the country.

Finally, the SA govt moves into action

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 power of positive people

While South Africa reeled in shock this week and the cumbersome machinery of international organisations creaked to life, the most effective responses to the xenophobic attacks came from municipalities, ordinary citizens and faith groups.

Artists shed their load

Artists exhibiting at Johannesburg's Kaross gallery have expressed what the new South African phenomenon of load-shedding means to them. And in some cases, it's darkly (or electrifyingly) personal. Close your eyes as you pass Damien Grivas's interpretation of the shedding of a load. The subject of the photograph is literally him taking the power crisis into his own hands.

Water wars move to Cape

In the same week that the Johannesburg High Court declared prepaid water meters to be ''unconstitutional and unlawful'', the City of Cape Town indicated it intends to roll out more than 20 000 water meters within the next year. Last week Judge Moroa Tsoka found the City of Johannesburg's imposition of meters that cut off residents' water supplies once they reach the free basic monthly limit to be ''unlawful and unreasonable''.

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