It is vital that the latest move by government towards restructuring succeeds in making the industry safe, reliable and viable, contributing to the country’s economy.
Persistent challenges of the past and the present burden women with unspoken traumas, but art such as needlework is a way to break the silence.
Reflecting on the life of George Bizos, one of South Africa's shining lights.
The life story of Mandlenkosi Makhoba represents the losers in the new South Africa, showing how inequality is produced and reproduced generationally.
Mangosuthu Buthelezi deserves better than being dismissed as an apartheid stooge. But he deserves little praise as an advocate for human rights and civil liberties.
Local government and humanitarian actors are faced with tough choices of prioritising, managing and balancing resources, locations and constituencies.
Students feel a generational responsibility to challenge racial stereotypes, a study finds.
Mandela left at the right time in 1999, when the country still seemed in a healthy state, after which he consolidated his international reputation.
South Africa's history shows that mobilising white privilege can be a useful tool for advancing the struggle against racism.
The inequalities in South Africa's education are systematically being exposed at a scale not experienced before.
It is not hard to see the roots of 20th century apartheid policies in the legacy of the British settlers.
It is rare for a post-authoritarian society to get two chances to reconcile. This may be just that, for white South Africans in particular.
Goldberg was the youngest Rivonia triallist. Segregated prisons meant he was sent to Pretoria, while his fellow accused were incarcerated on Robben Island.
For the first time since the end of apartheid in 1994, citizens have had to accept stringent restrictions on their normal civil liberties.
The election of Port Elizabeth's first black mayor in 1995 signalled that the democratic change that had started in 1994 was irreversible. But problems lay ahead.
The British Anti-Apartheid Movement was founded 60 years ago. Here's why it remains as relevant today as in its heyday.
Moe Shaik fancies himself as an analyst who can read people well. And yet, he has a rather large blind spot for his leaders – until they fall out with him.
Set in the army during apartheid, the South African film Moffie is a masterpiece. Oliver Hermanus, a black filmmaker, explores how toxic white masculinity breeds racism and homophobia.
No other photographer in southern Africa has documented war in the way that John Liebenberg did. He captured the life and the conflict of both sides in his body of work.
The long history of racist beauty standards alone cannot explain the ongoing global use of harmful skin lighteners.