South Africa

Mandela in Hospital With Lung Infection

March 28, 2013, 7:29 am

Mandela in hospital: South African anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela, 94, is in hospital with a recurring lung infection.

Reliving the South African Struggle in London

March 27, 2013, 1:03 am

Thomas Wolfe wrote “You Can’t Go Home Again” years ago, and its core truth keeps popping up in my life even as I tend to retrace some of my life journeys, in an endless [...]

South Africa Is an Angry and Frustrated Nation

March 13, 2013, 12:13 am

These are not the best of times in South Africa. It seems clear that there is fear and loathing everywhere as the press is packed with fresh allegations of corruption, and a [...]

Miriam Makeba: Vocalist, Activist, Inspiration

March 4, 2013, 8:37 am

Zenzile Miriam Makeba was born 81 years ago today in Prospect Township, outside Johannesburg South Africa

Detective in Pistorius Case Faces Murder Charges

February 21, 2013, 8:03 am

The bail hearing for Oscar Pistorius continued today. This is the third day of the bail hearing for the Paralympic double amputee that shot and killed his girlfriends, Reeva [...]

Investigation Findings Different From Pistorius’s Affidavit

February 20, 2013, 7:44 am

Oscar Pistorius is closer to being charged with pre-meditated murder, as more evidence and more details on the tragic murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, are being [...]

South African Authorities to Charge Pistorius With Pre-Meditated Murder

February 19, 2013, 7:59 am

Prosecutors are charging Oscar Pistorius, paralympian double amputee, with the pre-meditated murder of his girlfriend, famed model and law graduate, Reeva Steenkamp.

‘Blade Runner’ Oscar Pistorius Arrested for Killing Girlfriend

February 14, 2013, 11:44 am

Paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius was charged with the murder of his girlfriend on Thursday after she was found shot and killed inside their South African home.

Hunt for Thousands of Crocodiles That Escaped in South Africa (+Video)

January 26, 2013, 1:57 am

South African authorities have called on police to help round up as many as 15,000 crocodiles that escaped from a farm during recent floods and ended up in a river.

Rhinos ‘Hanging by a Thread:’ Vietnam and South Africa Sign Poaching Agreement

December 10, 2012, 2:38 pm

South Africa and Vietnam signed an agreement to help curb the killings of rhino’s for their horns, which are used in traditional Asian medicine.

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