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Story | Jan 24, 2014 | 11:07 AMLadysmith Black Mambazo first blipped our cultural radar in 1986, with the arrival of Paul Simon's "Graceland." But for nearly 50 years, the Grammy-winning a cappella ensemble has worked tirelessly to promote South Africa's history and traditions. Their latest album, "Always With Us," weaves together traditional songs sung by the group's late matriarch, Nellie Shabalala, with newly overdubbed parts. CTNow asked founding member Albert Mazibuko about the new recording and current tour, which stops at UConn's Jorgensen Center on Feb. 1.
Story | Jul 20, 2014 | 6:11 AM
JUBA (Reuters) - South Sudanese rebels and government soldiers clashed in the northern town of Nasir on Sunday, adding to fears that a shaky ceasefire agreement signed in May could totally collapse. Rebel spokesman Lul Ruai Koang said troops loyal to...
Story | Jul 21, 2014 | 7:40 AM
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - World number-one platinum producer Anglo American Platinum is to sell a swathe of its most labor-intensive South African mines after a five-month strike shattered its hopes of ever making them profitable. The mines account for...
Story | Jul 21, 2014 | 8:59 AM
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt might be willing to amend its truce initiative to end the fighting in Gaza in order to accommodate the Palestinian militant movement Hamas, which had rejected its terms, three Egyptian officials told Reuters. "Egypt does not...