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  • 'Prime Evil' apartheid killer up for parole in South Africa

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Apartheid death-squad leader Eugene de Kock, dubbed 'Prime Evil' for his role in the torture and murder of black South African activists in the 1980s and early 1990s, will learn on Thursday whether he will be released on parole after 20 years in prison.
  • Sri Lanka beat South Africa by 87 runs - result

    (Reuters) - Sri Lanka beat South Africa by 87 runs in the second one-day international in Kandy on Wednesday to level the three-match series 1-1. Scores: Sri Lanka 267 all out in 49.2 overs (T. Dilshan 86, R. McLaren 4-48) South Africa 180 all out in...

    Local man helps bring soccer to children in Kenya

    Local man helps bring soccer to children in Kenya
    "So you wanna go to Africa?" Samantha Cronin asked Sam Clynch at a Hartford restaurant where they both worked. It's not a question you hear often - possibly not even once in a lifetime - but it was asked, and without hesitation, 22-year-old Clynch said...

    How politics nearly ruined deal to end South Africa's longest strike

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Forty-eight hours after talks to end South Africa's longest strike hit a brick wall when the mining minister suddenly pulled out, a bishop and an anti-establishment corporate lawyer engineered a deal at a secret meeting in a ritzy...

    The final days of South Africa's platinum strike

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Reuters has pieced together a detailed account of the final days of a five-month strike in South Africa's platinum mines, the longest and most costly industrial action in the country's history Following are key dates in the...