Nelson Mandela

Poor education holds blacks back in post-apartheid South Africa

More than two decades after Nelson Mandela took power in South Africa, his dream of equal opportunities for blacks and whites is being undermined by the failures of the country's education system.

Mandela's party faces major losses after South Africa local elections

South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) is facing painful losses in four key cities and various municipalities, after around 80 per cent of local election results were counted on Thursday.