We regret that due to a technical error our report of Nelson Mandela's death was unintentionally published. It has now been taken down.
SADC has sent a mediator to Lesotho following the killing of a former army chief which has aroused regional concerns. Tensions are still running high following an attempted coup and subsequent elections.
25 years ago South Africa removed one of the pillars of apartheid when parliament voted overwhelmingly to scrap a law segregating public facilities, such as beaches, parks and hospitals.
South Africans have reacted angrily after the Marikana massacre report did not directly blame any official for the deaths of mineworkers at the Lonmin platinum mines three years ago.
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