Bishop Purity Malinga is the first woman to be appointed Presiding Bishop in the Methodist Church of Southern African in over 200 years.
Real-life adherents to the Mandela Effect veer into conspiratorial thinking. But they do hit on an important truth: Our understanding of history is malleable.
The springbok emblem was introduced under white rule in South Africa and by retaining it, it remains a burden for many South Africans who followed the Rugby World Cup.
The historic sporting rivalry between England and South Africa has often been marred by political protests and controversy.
Many South Africans hold onto the hope that a win in the World Cup translates into another defining moment for the country.
South Africa and Nigeria have had a turbulent relationship dating back to the early 1990s.
South Africa needs a new progressive sports movement that works for equality and peace based on mass participation and social justice.
Although Gandhi is best known for expelling the British from India and inspiring the likes of King and Mandela, he also wrote a lot about the behavior of good business leaders.
It remains to be seen how much longer the 'old men syndrome' will persist in Zimbabwe, Namibia and South Africa, despite growing frustration among the politically powerless.
The April 1994 election proved to be a watershed for South Africa.
Election to the Security Council is prestigious for member states because it gives them a seat at the highest table of global decision-making.
It's easy to report on access and inputs, but much more difficult to achieve educational quality and meaningful outcomes.
Some lessons from leadership theory for anyone aspiring to sit on the Iron Throne.
South African lawyer Bram Fischer has been idealised in a post-1994 context. He was raised in a position of privilege, but he used it to defy the injustice of the society that raised him.
Nelson Mandela's dream of a great rainbow nation has been badly but not fatally undermined by corruption, violence and inequality.
Political books touches a certain chord in South African society that makes them bestsellers.
Much deeper social forces underlie the struggles within the governing ANC and society over the shape of the economy.
Leaders go in and out of fashion, making statues built in their memory a tricky issue.
Several outstanding women were nominated, but Rainbow Murray, an adviser to the series, says the public vote showed how we're still more inclined to recognise male achievement.
Wherever there is an ugly, unresolved injustice pulling at the fabric of a society, there is an opportunity to haul it out in public and deal with it through a truth commission.