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Johannesburg (South Africa)

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  • South African President Zuma, gallery settle case over painting

     
    South African President Jacob Zuma settles legal case over controversial painting, "The Spear" depicting him with genitals exposed: After weeks of confrontation and torment over the controversial painting, “The Spear” depicting South African...
  • Renowned South African scientist Phillip Tobias dies at 86

     
    Phillip Tobias, renowned South African paleoanthropologist and expert on early man and hominids, died after a long illness....
  • 26 laborers killed in South Africa as train hits truck

     
    26 fruit pickers die when truck hit by coal train in South Africa: Early Friday morning, 26 South African fruit pickers died when a coal train sliced into a truck carrying around 45 workers at a rural railway crossing when the truck driver apparently...
  • A South African rape, captured on video, exposes an epidemic

     
    A typical South African rape - captured on cell phone video: South African radio and social media lit up with outrage after a cell phone video showed the gang rape of a 17 year old girl by a group of adolescents. They offered her 25 cents to keep silent...
  • Bomb at Mogadishu theater kills 10, including Somali sports officials

     
    The Al Qaeda-linked Somali rebel militia Al Shabab claimed credit for a bomb attack n Mogadishu that killed 10 people, an apparent attempt to assassinate Prime Minister Abdiweli Mohammed Ali....
  • South African ex-miners seek compensation for lung disease

     
    A lawyer for hundreds of chronically ill South African gold miners says they were denied health checks for the potentially fatal lung disease silicosis. Attorney Richard Meeran says legal action has been launched in a London court seeking compensation...
  • South African ruling party youth leader refuses to resign

     
    South African ruling party youth leader Julius Malema slammed disciplinary procedures against him as worse than apartheid justice. Malema said he would not step down as ANC Youth League president, despite his suspension....
  • U.N. panel votes to condemn Syria for violent crackdown

     
    A United Nations committee voted Tuesday to condemn Syria for its violent crackdown on protesters, stepping up the pressure Syria's increasingly isolated president, Bashar Assad, after Turkey’s prime minister urged him to step down....
  • Black rhinoceros who survived being shot by poachers is transported to South African zoo

     
    JOHANNESBURG — A critically endangered black rhino shot nine times by poachers in South Africa has been moved to a zoo in Johannesburg. Faan Coetzee of the Endangered Wildlife Trust said Monday that 5-year-old Phila will stay at the zoo......
  • South Africa's Johnny Clegg returns with first U.S. album in 17 years

     
    When South African musician Johnny Clegg started playing music in earnest in the 1970s, he was something of a trendsetter, one who assembled an integrated band of white and black musicians at a time when his nation’s government officially sanctioned.......
  • Gil Scott-Heron, the essential recordings

     
    “Whatever happened to the people who gave a damn?” Gil Scott-Heron once asked in song. The Chicago-born artist was a voice of dissent in a music industry that was turning into a big business during the ‘70s, transforming pop hits......
  • Michelle Obama's magical family tour of Africa

     
    The Obama extended family spends a week touring parts of Africa, ending with a private weekend safari....