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South Africa
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  • 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...
  • For soprano Pretty Yende, a career in opera adds up

    For soprano Pretty Yende, a career in opera adds up
    Had it not been for a random encounter with a British Airways television commercial when she was 16, soprano Pretty Yende might be crunching numbers in an office today rather than performing at some of the world's most famous opera houses. The South...
  • ‘Chappie’ filmmaker Neill Blomkamp takes creative vision to the edge

     
    Neill Blomkamp is a young filmmaker comfortable with risk. For his third feature, “Chappie,” in which gangsters gain custody of […]...
  • South African firm suspends officials amid anger over power outages

    South African firm suspends officials amid anger over power outages
    In South Africa, people check the weather report for rain and thunder  -- and the electricity report from the state-owned company Eskom for word on the frequent power blackouts. Is it going to be a “stage three” day, with a very high...
  • South African mother on baby's abduction: 'It just hurts so much'

    South African mother on baby's abduction: 'It just hurts so much'
    A South African mother whose stolen baby was found 17 years after being abducted spoke Monday of the pain of losing all but a few months of her daughter’s childhood. “It hurts to know that 17 years have been taken; it just hurts so much,"...
  • South African teen stolen as infant found after befriending sister

    South African teen stolen as infant found after befriending sister
    Every year, on Zephany Nurse’s birthday, her parents got a cake to honor their first daughter, who was stolen from her mother in a Cape Town maternity unit as a newborn. Gathered around the cake each April 28, Zephany’s younger brothers...
  • Racial assault allegations rock South Africa

    The brutal images depict a black South African schoolboy being stripped naked by a group of white teenagers, then being tied to a bed and sexually assaulted with a toothbrush and mop handle as they hurl racist slurs. Photos of the incident at a high...
  • South African officials draw ridicule for probe of alleged CIA spies

    South African officials draw ridicule for probe of alleged CIA spies
    South Africa’s government was accused Friday of trying to smear the ombudsman and several top opposition politicians when it announced an inquiry into allegations they were CIA spies that were based on claims of an anonymous blog. U.S....
  • Romantic adventure to South Africa includes national park

    Romantic adventure to South Africa includes national park
    Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently: Great Safaris has a good deal on its World's Greatest Romantic Adventure trip to South Africa. The 11-day tour is priced from $3,995 per...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 2/28 log (updated Saturday AM)

    5:30 a.m.    Golf: Joburg Open third round (in Johannesburg, South Africa).--Golf 7:40 a.m.    Soccer: English Premier League: Crystal Palace at West Ham.--NBCSN 8:30 a.m.    Highlights: North Carolina basketball.--MASN 9 a.m.    Motorsports: NASCAR...
  • Sports TV and radio: Thursday's 2/26 log (updated Wednesday AM)

    6 a.m.    Tennis: Men’s Dubai quarterfinal.--Tennis Ch. 7 a.m.    Golf: Joburg Open first round (d. in Johannesburg, South Africa).--Golf 7:30 a.m.    Tennis: Men’s Dubai and women’s Doha tournament.--Tennis Ch. 1 p.m.    Soccer:...