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South Africa

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  • Beijing car crash opens door to another scandal in China

     
    Before dawn on March 18, a black Ferrari slammed into a concrete barrier in Beijing, killing the young male driver, badly injuring two young women and setting off yet another episode in the soap opera that has become Chinese politics. Chinese-language...
  • South African platinum miners end strike, accepting pay raise

     
    Platinum miners at Lonmin's Marikana site ended their illegal six-week strike after winning raises of up to 22%, in a deal critics warned could ignite a wave of pay demands and wildcat strikes across South Africa's troubled mining industry....
  • South African arrest warrant reportedly issued for Julius Malema

     
    Expelled South African ruling party youth leader, Julius Malema, is to be arrested, according to a news report: For more than a week, expelled South African ruling party youth leader, Julius Malema, has been predicting his own arrest, claiming South...
  • South Africans outraged by police killing of 34 striking miners

     
    South African outrage after 34 platinum miners shot dead by police at Lonmin platinum mine: South African police officials Friday confirmed that 34 striking miners at the Lonmin platinum mine were killed when police opened fire Thursday, and 78 more...
  • Heartbreak Hill: South African rider's Olympic dream dashed

     
    Heartbreak Hill: South African rider Paul Hart's Olympic dream was dashed when the Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled him and his horse Heartbreak Hill out of the South African Olympics team for the equestrian discipline of eventing. The court ordered...
  • Jailed former South African police chief Selebi gets medical parole

     
    A disgraced former police chief of South Africa and Interpol boss serving a 15-year prison sentence for corruption was released Friday on medical parole, with officials insisting he didn’t get preferential treatment. Correctional Services Minister...
  • Sudan and South Sudan sign a deal to resume oil exports

     
    Sudan and South Sudan sign a deal to resume oil exports: Oil exports are set to resume from Sudan and South Sudan after their leaders signed trade and security agreements....
  • Expelled South African activist Malema in court on corruption case

     
    Firebrand activist Julius Malema traded his usual revolutionary beret and T-shirt for a crisp business suit Wednesday when he appeared in a South African court to face charges of money laundering. Malema, tossed out of the ruling African National Congress...
  • In South Africa, roughly 12,000 striking platinum miners fired

     
    In South Africa, the world's biggest producer of platinum has fired roughly 12,000 striking workers. Violence has erupted over other strikes in the country....
  • Al Jarreau shows he's still cool and smooth at Musikfest Cafe

     
    Al Jarreau is still one cool jazz cat At Musikfest Cafe in Bethlehem Saturday night, he was a sight to watch, his body joyfully moving to the groove and rhythm of the beats, his hands almost reflexively playing tunes as if he was holding an instrument....
  • The Week in Pictures | Sept. 24-30, 2012

     
    The Week in Pictures from around the world....
  • $5 million prize for former African leader goes to ... no one

     
    Millions of dollars hung in the balance as a committee huddled in London, trying to decide which former African leader was worthy of their hefty cash prize. Monday, they announced which government chief won. Nobody. For the third time in its six years...