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Johannesburg (South Africa)

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  • 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.......
  • 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....
  • 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....
  • MHSAA State Track Meet Results

    MHSAA State Track Meet Results
    The MHSAA State Track and Field meets for all four divisions were held today at various facilities throughtout West Michigan. Below are the results for each event: Here are results from the Michigan High School Athletic Association Lower Peninsula...
  • 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....
  • Mandela Family to Star in Reality TV Show

    Mandela Family to Star in Reality TV Show
    JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA -- South Africa's version of the Kennedys, the famous former first family -- the Mandelas -- will star in a TV reality show next year. But former President Nelson Mandela, 93 and increasingly frail, won't be a part of the show....
  • 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...