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What to see and what to skip in Cape Town
If Cape Town is on your to-do list, you’re not alone: South Africa forges forward to attract visitors all over the world, and the word is out -- its second most populous city is diverse, eclectic and notoriously laid-back. For many, it’s the threshold to bucket list-style and world-class safari
Fists Fly in Brawl Among South African Lawmakers
The fight broke out as President Jacob Zuma was prepared to deliver an address.
Mandela's African National Congress Party Suffers Worst Setback Since Apartheid Ended
South Africa’s ruling party is suffering its worst electoral setback since it ended apartheid under Nelson Mandela more than two decades ago. Voters are expressing discontent over the country's unemployment rate and recent corruption scandals. As of Friday afternoon, with more than 99 percent of
40th Anniversary of Anti-Apartheid Soweto Uprising in South Africa
South Africans today marked the 40th anniversary of the Soweto uprising, when the streets of the township south-west of Johannesburg were stained with blood in one of the country’s most notable anti-apartheid uprisings. Thousands sang and danced at Orlando Stadium in Soweto today, where South
South Africa's Chief Prosecutor to Appeal Ruling on Zuma Corruption Charges
South Africa’s chief prosecutor said today he will appeal a court ruling ordering his office to reconsider reinstating 783 corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma . “I have decided to apply leave to appeal against the judgment of the full bench of the Pretoria High ourt,” National
Oscar Pistorius' Family Cites 'Self Harming Behavior' After Club Altercation
Oscar Pistorius ' family said today that going to a nightclub where he got into an altercation in the middle of his murder trial was "unwise" and worried that the paralymian known as the Blade Runner was increasingly involved in "self-harming behavior." Pistorius' uncle, Leo Pistorius, issued the
South Africans Wait on Hour-Long Lines to Vote in Fifth Election Since Apartheid’s End
Concerns rise about the "born free generation," many who have not registered to vote yet.
South Africa Votes in First Election after Nelson Mandela's Death
Now and lining up in the first elections since the death of Nelson Mandela. And the party that broke through a losing support right now the international hot spot South Africa. Hello everyone I'm Michelle Franzen in New York twenty years after Nelson Mandela won the first election after apartheid
5 International Stories You'll Care About This Week
From worries about what Russia’s Victory Day could mean for Ukraine to the latest challenge for the “vertical running” set, here’s a look at some of the most interesting stories coming up around the world this week. Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial Goes Back to Court...