Orania, South Africa: Niklas Kirsten, a former paratrooper in the South African Army, instructs Erik Du Pree on handgun self-defense in the fields outside an ultra-conservative, all-Afrikaner stronghold known as Orania.
While looking to lessen wage disparities, the government has instead enacted legislation that leaves behind a large swath of female workers.
Widows of deceased striking miners who were killed during the Marikana massacre walk from the memorial site during the event's fifth anniversary in Marikana on August 16th, 2017.
As poaching pushes the rhino toward extinction, South Africa considers a radical solution: Legalize the very thing that is killing them. It'd make some people very rich. But would it doom the species?
South Africa debates legalization of the rhino-horn trade to stem smuggling.
Updates to past Pacific Standard print stories.
When Nelson Mandela formed a National Unity government to rule the debut of a post-apartheid South Africa, he demonstrated both his magnanimity and his tactical sense, according to his late friend and chief of staff Jakes Gerwel.
Destitute spots hosting high-profile sporting events can at least burnish their international reputations even if they are hemorrhaging money, right? Well, probably not.