A leader welcomed by the world

11 February 2010

Nelson Mandela emerged with tantalising slowness.

For the first time in 27 years the outside world was about to see the man who had become an iconic image of the century.

A leader welcomed by the world

Township Blues

28 February 2004

After 30 years, apartheid caught up with an Africa reporter in Soweto's Hector Pieterson museum.

Forget Ellis Park for a moment. Deep in the heart of Afrikanerdom there's rugby drama aplenty

25 June 1995

Seeing the writing on the wall, the Patensie rugby club - a bastion of Afrikaner pride in a small town - has opened to all. Although it is all smiles on the surface, the rifts caused by Apartheid linger on in the club's uneasy relationship with its township counterpart