Editorial: Mbeki betrayed democracy
The Khampepe report shows just how easy it is for leaders to reject the rights of citizens. South Africa may well be on the same slippery slope.
Botswana cowed by Big Brother's rule of fear
Concern is mounting over the lack of legislative accountability of Botswana's powerful intelligence directorate, which answers only to the president.
AB's batsmen to bowlers formula
The captain is prepared to move away from the predictable Proteas by bringing himself – and other 'amateurs' – on to bowl.
Pakistani family sentenced to death for 'honour killing'
The relatives of Farzana Iqbal who bludgeoned her to death in May outside a Pakistani court, causing a public outcry, have been sentenced to death.
Champions League absence takes financial toll on Man United
The 20-times champions are still struggling with what has been a dismal transition since Alex Ferguson retired in 2013, and total revenue has fallen.
First women inducted into international rugby hall of fame
The first female inductees into the International Rugby Board's Hall of Fame were announced in a landmark move for the male-centric sport.
Another brick in the wall for the New Development Bank
The recent G20 summit presented the Brics countries with an opportunity to fast-track plans for the establishment of a joint financial institution.
Economic week ahead: SA rates decision, inflation data
The Reserve Bank’s final rates decision of the year and October’s inflation report are the big items on South Africa’s economic calendar this week.
Will the Reserve Bank hold or hike the repo rate?
A range of crucial economic factors will have a bearing on the monetary policy committee’s decision to be announced on Thursday.
Proteas win second ODI against Australia
South Africa has made a sound comeback with a three-wicket victory in the second one-day international against Australia.
Zuma lauds AB de Villiers for "sterling" achievements
President Jacob says De Villiers has done the country immensely proud by being named the ICC One Day International Cricketer of the Year.
Basic wage is all the rage
Cosatu’s proposed minimum is being taken seriously because of its place in government.