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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(...)

Courgette carpaccio with bog mint, from Killian Crowley’s House of Peroni six-course tasting menu.

Chef Killian Crowley, from Aniar in Galway, has developed a six-course tasting menu for the House of Peroni experience, which returns to Dublin on Aug(...)

Johannesburg: Supporters of former president Jacob Zuma gather at the end of the fourth day of his testimony during the commission of inquiry  into ‘state capture’. Photograph:  Yeshiel Panchia/EPA

Up to 100 small farmers in South Africa were conned into participating in a rural economic empowerment scheme that ended up lining the pockets of corr(...)

Muhammad Ali  knocking out George Foreman during the so-called Rumble in the Jungle in Kinshasa, Zaire on  October 30th, 1974. China is now throwing its investment hat in the African ring. Photograph: The Ring Magazine/Getty Images

Remember the Rumble in the Jungle? The 1974 Muhammad Ali versus George Foreman fight in Zaire was one of the biggest upsets in sporting history. Ali w(...)

Former South African president Jacob Zuma: whistleblowers allege he allowed Gupta brothers Ajay, Atul and Rajesh to hand-pick ruling party members who would do their bidding for cabinet posts. Photograph: Reuters

Former South African president Jacob Zuma has denied that the controversial Gupta family had any influence over his appointment of cabinet ministers d(...)

Supporters of former South African president Jacob Zuma gather outside the Hill on Empire building in Johannesburg, where Zuma appears before the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture over allegations that he oversaw systematic looting of state funds while in power. Photograph:  Guillem Sartorio/AFP/Getty Images

Jacob Zuma’s main tactic during his first appearance at an inquiry into public sector corruption he is accused of being at the centre of was to cast (...)

Former South African president Jacob Zuma arrives at the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture on Monday in Johannesburg. ‘I have been vilified, alleged to be the king of corrupt people.’ Photograph: Wikus de Wet/AFP/Getty Images

Former South African president Jacob Zuma has said allegations that he helped to enable private sector businesses to illegally acquire government tend(...)

A house in Clapham, south London, into whose back garden the body of a suspected stowaway fell from a plane. Photograph: Peter Nicholls

There are calls for fresh scrutiny of aviation security as efforts continue to identify a man whose frozen body fell into a garden in London from the (...)

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