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Social and political issues continue to plague South Africa even 30 years after the end of apartheid. Instead of blaming poor leadership and a corrupt government, many are turning their anger against foreigners, with xenophobic attacks on the rise. One anti-immigrant group now even wants to run for office in the 2024 elections. But are migrants linked at all to the state of affairs in the country?
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A legend in the world of sailing speaks to FRANCE 24 about her love of the sport and the incredibly tough moments it brings. Kirsten Neuschafer was the overall winner of the 2022 Golden Globe race, beating all of her male competitors in the process. The race entailed almost eight months on her own at sea, without electronic navigation equipment, travelling 30,000 nautical miles around the planet. She spoke to us for Perspective.
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A devastating storm has caused extensive damage and widespread flooding across South Africa's Western Cape, with provincial officials warning that the impact on informal settlements would be vast.
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Megan Rapinoe has ended her US national team career with a 2-0 win over South Africa in Chicago. The 38-year-old ends her stint as an international with 63 goals, 73 assists and 203 caps, along with two world cups. Rapinoe made her debut for her country in 2006, with only three players having longer spells playing for the United States. "It has been such an honor to be able to wear this shirt, play with all these players and live out my childhood dream. I know that I mean a lot to the game.
A bus carrying employees from a diamond mine in Limpopo reportedly collided with a lorry. Road safety is a critical challenge in South Africa, despite the country's advanced road infrastructure.
Talk about unexpected U-turns. And it is that José Peseiro is back like he never left as a head coach of the Super Eagles. And of course, that conversation is there for the taking alongside a preview of the all-important games against São Tomé and Príncipe on Sunday.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Sunday an inquiry into a U.S. allegation that a Russian ship had picked up weapons in South Africa late last year found no evidence the vessel had transported weapons to Russia.
At least 63 people were killed and 43 injured in a fire in the central business district of South Africa's biggest city of Johannesburg on Thursday, the municipal government said.
It's now just a little over four months to the start of the 2023 African Cup of Nations. And we do have to ask some pertinent questions. Top of that list is who will be the coach in the absence of Jose Peseiro. This is The Nutmeg on GuardianTV.
There are now 145 days to the start of the African Cup of Nations for the senior team. Of course, Nigeria strikers talking about super strikers having top gear in Europe scoring goals, right, left front and center and now looking towards the tournament, we'll talk about their expectations for the season. What should these players be doing ahead of the tournament?
Julius Malema, leader of South Africa's left-wing Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) party, has faced criticism after singing a controversial chant that native South Africans sang during the fight against apartheid. But did he call for white genocide?