The main health workers union of South Africa plans to challenge the government in court on Tuesday over shortages of protective gear for frontline staff where the country has 1,749 confirmed Covid-19 cases and 13 deaths.
The roots of this violence and anti-immigrant sentiments run deep and a mélange of factors collide, dissolve and divide, often crisscrossing social, economic and political lines.
At least 143 psychiatric patients died when they were taken out of a licensed care facility and placed with facilities that did not have the means to care for them.
South African police say Zimbabwe's first lady will be charged with assault after she allegedly attacked a model at a hotel in Johannesburg.
Social media exploded with the hashtag #StopRacismAtPretoriaGirlsHigh as black students were told to straighten their hair.
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