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Johannesburg (South Africa)

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  • Dissident ANC veterans urge voters to spoil South African ballots

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Dissident veterans in South Africa's African National Congress (ANC) urged voters on Tuesday to spoil their ballots at a national election next month, in a protest against corruption intended as a wake-up call to the ruling party....
  • South African stocks set for more modest gains this year: Reuters poll

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's stock market is set to rise by a modest 5 percent this year but will be held back in the first half by slowing Chinese demand for resources and as a rebound in the rand curbs overseas earnings, a Reuters poll...
  • South Africa ombudsman: Zuma housing upgrade was 'license to loot'

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – South African President Jacob Zuma personally benefited from a $23-million state-paid “security” upgrade to his private residence in rural KwaZulu-Natal, according to South Africa’s public protector, an...
  • Watch it live: Nelson Mandela's memorial service

    Watch it live: Nelson Mandela's memorial service
    More than 90 world leaders and tens of thousands of South Africans plan to pay their last respects to Nelson Mandela at a memorial service Tuesday in the Johannesburg township of Soweto. The gathering, part of 10 days of national mourning, takes place...
  • The emerging art cities

    The emerging art cities
    New travel books: Metronome: A History of Paris from the Underground Up" playfully looks at history through city subway stops. "Art Cities of the Future: 21st Century Avant-Gardes" looks at the new centers of emerging expression. "Art Cities of the...
  • reFramed: In conversation with Mariella Furrer

     
    "When I was about 5 years old, I was sexually abused by a stranger. I don’t think at that age I really understood what it was that had happened to me, but somehow I knew it was wrong, and I felt to blame for letting the man touch me. The molestation...
  • Civilians take refuge as dozens killed in South Sudan violence

    Civilians take refuge as dozens killed in South Sudan violence
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Dozens of soldiers were killed as clashes continued for a second day in the South Sudanese capital of Juba, as more than 13,000 civilians took refuge at a U.N. peacekeepers’ base. The fragile state is confronting...
  • South Sudan fighters fire on 3 U.S. military aircraft

    South Sudan fighters fire on 3 U.S. military aircraft
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — South Sudanese militias fired on three U.S. military aircraft on a mission to evacuate American citizens Saturday, wounding four U.S. servicemen, according to military officials. The planes were headed to Bor, the...
  • U.N. scrambles to send more troops to South Sudan

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — The United Nations Security Council authorized an urgent increase in peacekeeping forces for South Sudan on Tuesday in a bid to keep the world's newest country from sliding into prolonged ethnic bloodletting only two...
  • Latest Africa violence highlights limits of peacekeeping missions

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Things fall apart in different ways. In a reminder of the horrific violence that has marred Africa's past, armed men in two neighboring countries have been going house to house in recent weeks, killing people because...
  • Congo army and attackers clash in capital, killing dozens

    Congo army and attackers clash in capital, killing dozens
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — A series of attacks in the Democratic Republic of Congo's capital left dozens of people dead Monday as the army fought off assailants identified as followers of a disgruntled religious leader. The coordinated attacks,...