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  • South African tourism minister survives carjacking attempt

    South African's minister of tourism survived an attempted carjacking, as his bodyguards and the carjackers exchanged fire with the attackers, police said on Thursday. Three men in a Volkswagen Golf followed Minister Derek Hanekom's vehicle on Monday...
  • 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:...
  • South Africa spycraft on show in leaked intelligence cables

    Once the small talk had subsided, the 2012 meeting between intelligence agents from Iran and South Africa in an Iranian guesthouse reportedly went downhill. "Until high level Ministerial interaction has taken place it is evident that this relationship in...
  • Pistorius lawyers to challenge appeal ruling

    Oscar Pistorius' case will return to court next month after his lawyers said Tuesday they will challenge a judge's decision to allow prosecutors to appeal the Olympic runner's negligent killing conviction. Prosecutors want Pistorius convicted of the more...
  • South Africa: All 486 miners trapped by fire are found safe

    All 486 miners trapped underground after a fire broke out at a South African goldmine have been found safe, the mine's spokeswoman said Sunday. The 18 miners who were still missing shortly before 9 p.m. (1900 GMT) have been located, said Harmony Gold...
  • Opposition outrage roils South African parliament

    The South African parliament is supposed to be a sanctuary for decorum. These days, it is anything but. On Tuesday, an opposition party complained in parliament that their leader had been called a "cockroach" by the assembly speaker. A top member of...
  • South African opposition disrupts president's speech

    Opposition lawmakers have interrupted South African President Jacob Zuma during an annual address to parliament, saying he should answer questions about a scandal over more than $20 million in state spending on his private home. Zuma began his state-of-...
  • South African photographer recalls joy of Nelson Mandela's release from prison 25 years ago

    The photographer could barely steady himself amid the jostling crowds, eager to hear Nelson Mandela speak hours after he was finally released from prison, 25 years ago on Wednesday. While most photographers waited outside the prison where Mandela was...
  • South African novelist Andre Brink, whose work challenged the apartheid regime, has died

    Prolific author, Andre Brink, who used his work to question the policies of South Africa's apartheid regime, has died, his publishers said Saturday. He was 79 years old. Brink died aboard a KLM flight travelling from the Netherlands to the South...
  • A two-wheel tour down Table Mountain and into Cape Town history

    A two-wheel tour down Table Mountain and into Cape Town history
    "It's not really technical?" Liz asked Axel Zander, our cycling guide, as he shuttled the four of us to our drop-off point a third of the way up Table Mountain. "There's some rocky sections, but I'll warn you," said Zander, the founder of Downhill...
  • HIV trial fails as many women decide not to take medicine, study shows

    An analysis in this week's New England Journal of Medicine showed that a major HIV prevention trial in Africa overseen by a Pittsburgh network failed because most women did not take the drugs they were given, and then lied about it. The bulk of the...