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Alcohol consumption and speeding are two of the major contributors to road traffic deaths on South Africa’s roads

The captivating beauty of the landscape through which South Africa’s N2 highway winds its way from Cape Town in the Western Cape to Durban in KwaZulu(...)

South African deputy president and  African National Congress deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa. Photograph: GIanluigi Guercia/AFP/Getty Images

South Africans cast their votes in local elections on Wednesday and if the opinion polls can be relied upon, the African National Congress’s control o(...)

Welsh and Irish fans show the tension of the last moments of the drawn Six Nations game in the Palace Bar, Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The four proud provinces of Ireland were “together standing tall”, as is now usual. But in a twist unforeseen by Phil Coulter’s rugby anthem, it was a(...)

Two people including an Irish woman lost their lives when the yacht they were sailing on ran aground between Bokpunt and Gansekraal. Photograph:NSRI South Africa

An Irish woman has died after the yacht in which she was travelling hit rocks off the coast of South Africa on Monday. The 49-year-old woman and a 6(...)

A young boy fills his cup from a water tanker in Coronation, Johannesburg, as South Africa experiences its worst drought in decades. EPA/KIM LUDBROOK

The ongoing drought in South Africa, which has decimated harvests and livestock and forced urban water restrictions, is providing a frightening glimps(...)

The small Portuguese fortress of Sao Lourenco is visible past a Mozambican boater off Mozambique Island, from where the ‘Sao Jose’ – the wreck of which has now been found – set sail in 1794. (Photograph: Joao Silva/The New York Times)

On December 3rd, 1794, a Portuguese slave ship left Mozambique, on the east coast of Africa, for what was to be a 7,000-mile voyage to Maranhão, Brazi(...)

South African president Jacob Zuma greets opposition DA party leader Helen Zille at the results operations centre in Pretoria. Photograph: EPA

The African National Congress has secured a comfortable victory in South Africa’s general election, following an impressive voter turnout for a poll h(...)

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema points the way to supporters in Johannesburg on Tuesday. Photograph: Ihsaan Haffejee/EPA

Despite 20 years of South African democracy, time appears to have stood still for the residents of Zwelethemba, a poor black township in the Western C(...)

South Africa president Jacob Zuma: €16.8 million was  spent on renovating his residence near Nkandla village in KwaZulu-Natal province.  Photograph: Dean Hutton/Bloomberg

South African president Jacob Zuma has questioned why he should reimburse taxpayers for t(...)

Ethics can be hard to hang on to when you’re shopping, and once you start looking closely at your purchases you will find few brands that are (...)

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