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Fiona Walsh in Johannesburg, where she lives with her husband and two children

Fiona Walsh, originally from Co Laois, moved to London, where she met her South African husband, Neil. They currently live in Johannesburg with their (...)

New Zealand’s players salute the crowd after defeating South Africa. Photograph: Getty Images

In front of the eyes of the world, these fierce rivals, separated by 7,000 miles of ocean and connected by a century of rugby games, put on an extrava(...)

Chester Williams of South Africa breaks away from Felipe Contepomi of Argentina  during a Test match in Buenos Aires on November 12th, 2000. Photograph: Fabian Gredillas/AFP/Getty Images

Chester Williams Born: August 8th, 1970 Died: September 6th, 2019 In 1994, one year after he had won his first cap for South Africa and become only t(...)

Arrested residents of Johannesburg’s Katlehong township lay on the ground on September 5th as South Africa’s financial capital is hit by a new wave of anti-foreigner violence. Photograph: Michele Spatari/AFP/Getty Images

South Africa’s defence minister has said that that no government could stop the type of urban unrest currently gripping the country, following a fresh(...)

People  take part in a protest against the abuse of women by men outside parliament in Cape Town. Photograph: Rodger Bosch/AFP/Getty

The spate of urban unrest sweeping through South African cities over the past week spread to Cape Town on Wednesday, where regional leaders and intern(...)

Plain-clothes members of the South African Police Service patrol the Johannesburg township of Alexandra. Photograph: Michele Spatari/AFP/Getty Images

President Cyril Ramaphosa has called for an end to the xenophobic violence that has erupted in parts of South Africa in recent days, saying there is n(...)

Whistleblower  Angelo Agrizzi: All of those  accused of corruption by him have denied any wrongdoing.  Photograph:  Wikus de Wet/AFP

Police are investigating the death in a car crash of a business leader who was implicated in a massive public sector corruption scandal in South Afric(...)

Nelson Mandela Foundation chief executive Sello Hatang: “We should not be poisoning the future through the gratuitous display of the old flag.” Photograph: Denis Farrell

Restrictions on public displays of South Africa’s apartheid-era flag have been imposed by a court in Johannesburg. The equality court ruled on Wedne(...)

Frank Gormley outside the Rainbow Academy, CBD, Cape Town: ‘I’m an entrepreneur, so I would love to build the first hotel in one of the townships here.’

Originally from Dublin, via Leitrim and Wexford, entrepreneur Frank Gormley first landed on South African shores in 1997 to follow the Great Britain a(...)

Emirates country manager Enda Corneille: the carrier expects to have carried 2.5 million people on the Dublin-Dubai route

Gulf airline Emirates may consider a third daily service from the Republic to Dubai if Dublin Airport completes its €1.8 billion expansion, the carrie(...)

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