For the first time in 127 years, a black man captained the South African national team, the Springboks, to a Rugby World Cup victory. But his story should not fool us into thinking South Africa has overcome its racist past.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa's inauguration followed his ruling African National Congress party's 57.5 percent victory in this month's election.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa leads ruling African National Congress to victory but a drop in its share of the vote underlines the challenge he faces restoring confidence in his party.
On May 10, 1994, Nelson Mandela, became the first black president of South Africa after decades of systemic oppression against black South Africans.
Three opinion polls in recent weeks show the ANC's support ranging between 51 and 61 percent, compared with the 62 percent it won in 2014.
South Africans go to the polls on Wednesday in one of the most competitive national elections since the first multiracial vote in 1994.
A quarter-century ago, South Africa's black population was finally able to vote. But long after the brutal apartheid system of racial segregation and discrimination, many say they still struggle to find a decent life.
South Africa has travelled a difficult road since the first inclusive elections in April 1994 ended more than three centuries of white domination.
As May 8 general elections approach, South Africans accuse the ruling African National Congress (ANC) of reneging on Nelson Mandela's 1994 promise of "a better life for all."
The concert is the climax of a year of events celebrating the centennial of Nelson Mandela's birth in 1918, and is part of a campaign to tackle poverty, child malnutrition and boost gender equality.
In an interview with TRT World, Canadian-Palestinian human rights lawyer Diana Buttu sheds some light on the mistakes of both Fatah and Hamas
Wednesday marks the 100th birthday of Nelson Mandela, a famous African activist.
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