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  • Albert Mazibuko Of Ladysmith Black Mambazo Talks About Spreading Mandela's Legacy

    Albert Mazibuko Of Ladysmith Black Mambazo Talks About Spreading Mandela's Legacy
    Ladysmith 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.
  • 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...

    'Prime Evil' apartheid killer up for parole in South Africa

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Apartheid death-squad leader Eugene de Kock, dubbed 'Prime Evil' for his role in the torture and murder of black South African activists in the 1980s and early 1990s, will learn on Thursday whether he will be released on parole...

    How politics nearly ruined deal to end South Africa's longest strike

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Forty-eight hours after talks to end South Africa's longest strike hit a brick wall when the mining minister suddenly pulled out, a bishop and an anti-establishment corporate lawyer engineered a deal at a secret meeting in a ritzy...

    The final days of South Africa's platinum strike

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Reuters has pieced together a detailed account of the final days of a five-month strike in South Africa's platinum mines, the longest and most costly industrial action in the country's history Following are key dates in the...