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  • Three women, two Liberians and a Yemeni, win Nobel Peace Prize

    Three women, two Liberians and a Yemeni, win Nobel Peace Prize
    Three women from Africa and the Middle East who symbolize nonviolent struggles to improve their nations and advance the role of women's rights were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday. Sharing the award were Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf,...
  • MHSAA Division 4 State Track and Field Results

    MHSAA Division 4 State Track and Field Results
    These are the results of the MHSAA Division 4 Lower Peninsula Boys Track and Field finals held at Jenison High School. TEAM SCORING - Albion 48; Big Rapids Crossroads Academy 48; Muskegon Catholic Central 46; Reading 42; Centreville 40; Pewamo-Westphalia...
  • Nelson Mandela Released From Hospital After Hernia Surgery

    Nelson Mandela Released From Hospital After Hernia Surgery
    JOHANNESBURG, Africa -- Nelson Mandela was released from a South African hospital a day after officials said the ailing anti-apartheid icon underwent treatment for an abdominal ailment. "The doctors have assured us that there is nothing to worry about...
  • Mandela In Hospital, Expected To Go Home Soon

    Mandela In Hospital, Expected To Go Home Soon
    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Former South African president Nelson Mandela was comfortable in hospital on Saturday after undergoing a "diagnostic procedure" for abdominal pains, the government said, telling people not to panic about the health of the 93-year-...
  • South Africa's Mandela Released From Hospital

    South Africa's Mandela Released From Hospital
    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Former South African President Nelson Mandela was discharged from hospital on Sunday after a keyhole abdominal examination showed there was nothing seriously wrong with the 93-year-old anti-apartheid leader, the government said....
  • Miriam Makeba dies at 76; South African singer spent 31 years in exile

    Miriam Makeba dies at 76; South African singer spent 31 years in exile
    Miriam Makeba, the South African singer who for more than half a century brought the intricate rhythms of her native land to millions of listeners around the world and whose role as a spokeswoman against apartheid subjected her to 31 years of exile,...
  • Helen Suzman dies at 91; South African anti-apartheid leader

    Helen Suzman dies at 91; South African anti-apartheid leader
    Helen Suzman, an anti-apartheid activist and former longtime opposition leader in South Africa's parliament who was one of the few white elected officials to win the trust and respect of the country's black majority, died Thursday. She was 91. Suzman,...
  • Jacob Zuma: South Africa's enigma

    Jacob Zuma: South Africa's enigma
    Jacob Zuma, the man destined to become South Africa's president after his African National Congress party swept national elections this week, is a polygamist, a former communist revolutionary with little formal education, an alleged taker of lavish bribes...
  • Tough Zimbabwe farm family survives another blow

    Tough Zimbabwe farm family survives another blow
    Mike Campbell sat and watched the flames. The 76-year-old Zimbabwean farmer desperately wanted to help. But you can't fight a fire with a walking stick. So the fierce, proud man who had spent so many years fighting for his land was forced to stand by...
  • Absolutes and Ambiguity in the Land of Black and White

    LONEHILL, South Africa -- Willie and Celeste van der Merwe, as descendants of the original white settlers of South Africa, were a privileged species. But as they sipped tea amid the blooming flowers on their veranda back in 1992, gazing over 25 acres of...
  • Keeping track of South Africa's young democracy

    Keeping track of South Africa's young democracy
    South Africa and I have a history, one that goes beyond the headlines. I arrived here as The Times' bureau chief in 1988, when college campuses back home were pulsing with anti-apartheid protests, to cover what would turn out to be the last years of...
  • Zimbabweans flood South Africa, where compassion has ebbed.

    The two men stared at each other for a long moment, captor and captive: a white game farmer named Andre Nienaber, with mirrored sunglasses, neatly pressed khaki clothes and an aura of military precision; and a 16-year-old Zimbabwean orphan named Peter...