PERU

‘Christ of Theft’ statue poses dilemma for Peru

The 37-metre acrylic and concrete structure, which cost $800 000, is viewed by some as a symbol of corruption

Brazil sends troops after clashes at Venezuela border

Tens of thousands of Venezuelans have crossed the border into Brazil over the past three years as they seek to escape the crisis in their country

Critics leap on goal-shy Socceroos

National broadcaster ABC said that "Australian football needs clarity, ambition, direction, rejuvenation".

Australia bow out as Peru claim World Cup consolation victory

Peru were already out before this game but they still had a huge travelling support, clad in the country's distinctive white and red colours

Women ran things in ancient Peru, a new study argues

A new book reveals how women in ancient Peru, far from being marginalised and invisible, were political and economic decision-makers

Fast forward to modern arts destination Lima

Food has been at the forefront of Lima's cultural renaissance, which has given its people creative confidence.

Peru hostages rescued after 25 years

The 13 adults and 26 children had been used as slaves in remote mountain communities.

The meat and potatoes of Peru’s ‘exotic’ dishes

A search for South America’s tuber that comes in a variety of colours and sizes leads to discovering in Lima a chef’s culinary playground.

Fusion par excellence

Most Peruvian cuisine is centred on the native aji chilli pepper.

Peru laps up gastro boom

The South American nation is enjoying a gastronomic boom that is putting it on the A-list of global cuisine.

‘New’ indigenous tribe discovered in the Amazon

An indigenous tribe which has had no contact with the outside world has been located in Brazil's Amazon near the Peruvian border.

Peruvian doctors amputate wrong leg, then right one

Peruvian doctors amputated the healthy leg of an 86-year-old man, then amputated the other leg when they realised their mistake.

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Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

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Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

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Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income