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Early hospital data suggests mild symptoms but scientists warn variant seems more infectious
After gains in local elections, opposition needs pro-growth policies
Country faces fourth wave while only a quarter of the population has been vaccinated
The country and its people are paying for their openness during the pandemic as developed countries slam their doors on travel
Large parts of the world lack tools needed to identify new coronavirus strains
First detailed study into new strain will alarm health officials concerned over its ability to evade immune protection
Scientists fear emerging strain could be more transmissible and have higher resistance to vaccines
For months, scientists have warned about the folly of leaving huge swaths of the world’s population unvaccinated
Scientists search for more information on heavily mutated variant spreading round the world
Efforts to limit spread around world with travel bans and quarantines prompt South African anger
Omicron variant highlights need to speed up vaccines to poorer nations
Decision over heavily mutated strain comes as more countries tighten travel from southern Africa
Scientists say they are being punished for transparency over their discovery of new variant
UK warns B.1.1.529 strain ‘may be more transmissible’ than Delta and vaccines ‘may be less effective’
The England rugby head coach on his leadership mistakes and trying to maximise ‘the potential of the team’
Ex-president will be buried on Sunday amid ambivalence over his role in apartheid transition
Poverty, corruption and multiple languages are all barriers to clear communication on health
Ruling party has days to secure place in key municipal administrations after devastating electoral result this month
Last leader of the apartheid era, who shared the Nobel Peace Prize with Nelson Mandela
Funds to help country, which gets 90% of its electricity from coal plants, transition to renewables
South Africa has big plans for its journey to net zero but needs assistance from the nations responsible for climate change
Municipal votes will be first electoral test for ANC since the country’s worst post-apartheid unrest in July
Eskom chief in talks over COP26 deal for concessional loans to help fund renewables switch
FT Alphaville follows a trail of pollen to South Africa.