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South Africa

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  • Daytrippers: Federal Hill Food Tour

    Daytrippers: Federal Hill Food Tour
    The storied Federal Hill section of Providence isn't lacking in good taste especially if you walk the walk. On Federal Hill there's a tour where the historic meets the caloric. For the past nine years pastry chef Cindy Salvato has run the epicurean...
  • South African comic Noah will replace Jon Stewart

    The choice of South African comic Trevor Noah as Jon Stewart's replacement on "The Daily Show" advances an intriguing new trend of late-night comic hosts with a more worldly perspective while continuing the longer-running pattern of keeping those jobs...
  • Trevor Noah�is about to explode America's attitudes about Africa and our place in the world

    In his 2012 comedy special "That's Racist," one of Trevor Noah's funniest stories is about AIDS, and other dumb questions Americans ask Africans. "The best ignorant conversation I had was in California, in a place called Malibu," he tells the South...
  • Trevor Noah set to replace Jon Stewart on 'The Daily Show'

    Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian from South Africa who has contributed to "The Daily Show" a handful of times in recent months, will become Jon Stewart's replacement as host, Comedy Central announced Monday. Noah was chosen a little more than a...
  • S. Africa: Opposition accuses president of security meddling

    South African President Jacob Zuma is putting the country on a "road directly to dictatorship," said an opposition leader who on Monday accused the president of manipulating state security. Julius Malema, leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters, said...
  • Michael Cohen dies at 79; co-founder of California fashion brand Michael Stars

    Michael Cohen dies at 79; co-founder of California fashion brand Michael Stars
    Michael Cohen, co-founder of the California fashion brand Michael Stars, died Friday at his Manhattan Beach home. He was 79. The cause was prostate cancer, brand publicist Jennifer Cornwall Rojas said. Cohen and Suzanne Lerner co-founded Michael Stars...
  • Ken Owen, former South African editor, dies

    "All offended?" former South African newspaper editor Ken Owen asked an audience of friends and family in a speech marking his 80th birthday. Owen, a tenacious force in journalism in the last years of white racist rule, delivered trademark zingers at the...
  • South African judge convicts retired tennis champion of rape

    A judge in South Africa on Monday convicted Bob Hewitt, a former Grand Slam tennis champion, of raping and sexually assaulting three girls whom he had been coaching. The assaults occurred decades ago, according to the victims who are now grown women....
  • SAfrica report on sick baby triggers media, politics debate

    "Baby Thomas never had a chance," begins a South African newspaper report about the toll of fetal alcohol syndrome. The baby's alcoholic mother was a grape harvester who was paid in bottles of wine, it said. Questions have been raised about the Cape...
  • Community events and announcements

    Merrillville FOP hosts candidates Merrillville Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 168 is hosting a candidates night for those vying for elected town positions at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the American Legion Post 430, 7430 Broadway. The FOP lodge will make its...
  • South African students protest British colonialist statue

    One of Africa's leading universities is in tumult over a statue. Last week, protesters at South Africa's University of Cape Town tossed excrement on a campus statue of British colonialist Cecil John Rhodes, calling the monument a tribute to the white...