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South Africa

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 police fire rubber bullets at Diamondcorp strikers

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African police fired rubber bullets on Friday to disperse workers at a mine operated by London-listed DiamondCorp and said members of the hardline AMCU union were involved in the protest. Police spokesman Stephen Thakeng...
  • FACTBOX-The late Mbulaeni Mulaudzi

    CAPE TOWN, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Factbox on former world 800 meters champion Mbulaeni Mulaudzi who was killed in a car accident in South Africa on Friday. DATE OF BIRTH Born on Sept. 8, 1980 in Muduluni, Limpopo province, South Africa LATE STARTER...
  • Ex-world champion Mulaudzi killed in car crash

    CAPE TOWN, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Former world 800 meters champion and Olympic silver medalist Mbulaeni Mulaudzi has been killed in a car accident in his native South Africa. The 34-year-old died on his way to an athletics meeting in Johannesburg, a...
  • Factbox - The late Mbulaeni Mulaudzi

    CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - - Factbox on former world 800 metres champion Mbulaeni Mulaudzi who was killed in a car accident in South Africa on Friday. DATE OF BIRTH Born on Sept. 8, 1980 in Muduluni, Limpopo province, South Africa LATE STARTER Mulaudzi...
  • Pistorius shoves race, crime and punishment in South Africa's face

    PRETORIA (Reuters) - As Oscar Pistorius spent his first day behind bars this week, a suspected child rapist and murderer went on trial at the same Pretoria court in a case that has also provoked fierce debate about crime and punishment in post-apartheid...
  • Oscar Pistorius gets five years for Steenkamp killing

    Oscar Pistorius gets five years for Steenkamp killing
    PRETORIA (Reuters) - A South African judge on Tuesday sentenced Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius to five years in prison for the negligent killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year. At the culmination of one...
  • Pistorius leaves court in armoured police vehicle

    PRETORIA (Reuters) - South African Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius left the Pretoria High Court on Tuesday in a police armoured vehicle after being sentenced to five years in prison for killing his girlfriend last year. Pistorius, a...
  • In Steenkamp family's bar, mixed feelings over Pistorius sentence

    PORT ELIZABETH South Africa (Reuters) - As Judge Thokolize Masipa told track star Oscar Pistorius he would go to jail for killing Reeva Steenkamp, customers at the bar owned by her parents held up their palms to signify "five years" and murmured approval....
  • Pistorius starts five-year term for killing Reeva Steenkamp

    PRETORIA (Reuters) - Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius started his five-year jail sentence on Tuesday for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, marking the end of a trial that has gripped South Africa and millions around the world. His...
  • Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years for Steenkamp killing

    Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years for Steenkamp killing
    A South African judge on Tuesday sentenced Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius to five years in prison for the negligent killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year. At the culmination of one of the most...