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Story | Jan 24, 2014 | 11:07 AMLadysmith Black Mambazo first blipped our cultural radar in 1986, with the arrival of Paul Simon's "Graceland." But for nearly 50 years, the Grammy-winning a cappella ensemble has worked tirelessly to promote South Africa's history and traditions. Their latest album, "Always With Us," weaves together traditional songs sung by the group's late matriarch, Nellie Shabalala, with newly overdubbed parts. CTNow asked founding member Albert Mazibuko about the new recording and current tour, which stops at UConn's Jorgensen Center on Feb. 1.
Story | Jul 22, 2014 | 8:41 AM
CAIRO (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urged Hamas on Tuesday to pursue a negotiated end to its conflict with Israel after what he said were constructive talks with Egyptian officials about their ceasefire proposal. After meeting Egyptian...
Story | Jul 22, 2014 | 10:43 AM
Story | Jul 22, 2014 | 7:48 AM
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's largest union will consider the latest government wage proposal, it said on Tuesday, raising hopes of an end to a three-week strike in the metals and engineering sectors that has sapped the continent's most advanced...