A much more flexible and open teaching and language policy would help teachers and pupils to enable a meaningful learning environment in a multilingual and diverse classroom setting.
Community radio stations have thrown themselves into the political discussion with gusto.
Fifty years after the founding of South African Students' Organisation this anti-apartheid movement remains a model for student activists.
A new biography sheds light on Engenas Lekganyane, founder of the Zion Christian Church.
New coal mining operations could threaten
South Africa's Mapungubwe World Heritage Site.
In practice, land expropriation in South Africa will be a matter of deciding which descendants of the dispossessed are entitled to it.
A spike in the number of malaria cases in southern Africa means that the region will not meet its initial target of eliminating malaria by 2018.
In southern Africa there's been a southward shift in the occurrence of tropical cyclones in the region. This is due to sea temperatures increasing as a result of global warming.