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  • Nobel laureates cancel Cape Town summit after Dalai Lama denied visa

    Nobel Peace Prize laureates who had planned to gather in Cape Town in mid-October to honor the late Nelson Mandela announced Thursday that they were canceling or relocating the summit in protest of the South African government's refusal to issue a visa...
  • Heavyweight South African state union demands 15 percent pay rise

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's top public health worker union said on Wednesday it wanted a 15 percent across-the-board wage increase and would begin a series of protest marches over poor government services this week. National Education...
  • Nobel Laureates condemn South Africa visa denial to Dalai Lama

    DHARAMSALA India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nobel Peace Laureates Jody Williams and Shirin Ebadi on Wednesday slammed South Africa's refusal to give fellow laureate and Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, a visa to attend a peace conference...
  • F&ME Completes Production on 'Breathe - Umphefumlo' (EXCLUSIVE)

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - RIO DE JANEIRO -- With productions spread around much of the globe, and an enduring focus of social issues, Film and Music Ent. (F&ME), the London-based production company set up 15 years ago by Mike Downey and Sam Taylor,...
  • Oscar Pistorius verdict hangs on 'possible improbabilities'

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Eighteen months ago, when he granted Oscar Pistorius bail after the killing of his girlfriend, South African magistrate Desmond Nair noted a number of "improbabilities" in the Olympic and Paralympic star's account of the shooting....
  • Israeli circumcision device provokes union outcry in South Africa

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa may turn to an Israeli circumcision device to reduce the number of young males who die in botched initiation ceremonies, provoking an outcry from union allies of the ruling party who support sanctions against the...
  • Barrett, Harris in focus as All Blacks seek title

    (Reuters) - New Zealand can seal their third successive Rugby Championship title with a bonus-point win against the Pumas in La Plata on Saturday but the long-term focus will be on the performances of flyhalf Beauden Barrett and rookie hooker Nathan...
  • De Villiers wants smarter Boks on the ball

    CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa must make better use of possession and territory when they face Australia in their penultimate Rugby Championship match at Newlands on Saturday, captain Jean de Villiers said. De Villiers lamented his side's...
  • 'Dolus eventualis', the legal Latin on South Africa's lips

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - It is a little-known legal concept with a Latin name, and in the last 24 hours South Africans and millions more around the world glued to the Oscar Pistorius verdict have been feverishly trying to get their heads around it: 'Dolus...
  • Convicted Pistorius leaves Pretoria High Court

    PRETORIA (Reuters) - South African athlete Oscar Pistorius left the Pretoria High Court on Friday escorted by police and bodyguards through a scrum of television cameras and supporters after his conviction for the negligent killing of his girlfriend...
  • Folau ready for running game against Springboks

    CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Australia fullback Israel Folau expects a more open game than in their previous encounter when the Wallabies take on South Africa in the Rugby Championship at Newlands on Saturday. Folau identified opposite number Willie le Roux...