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  • South African university removes statue of colonialist

    Hundreds of South African students cheered loudly Thursday as a crane lifted the decades-old statue of a British colonialist — celebrating the end of what they described as a symbol of white privilege. The University of Cape Town removed the statue...
  • Zimbabwean leader invites investment on South Africa visit

    On his first state visit to South Africa since 1994, Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe on Wednesday pleaded for investment into his country's struggling economy, but insisted that Zimbabweans must have a controlling stake in all companies. South African...
  • Zimbabwean president arrives in South Africa for state visit

    Zimbabwe's president has arrived in South Africa for his first official state visit in more than 20 years. President Robert Mugabe arrived with his wife, Grace, on Tuesday at the Waterkloof air force base outside the capital Pretoria. "This is a...
  • Go Away With ... Eddie Kaye Thomas

    Go Away With ... Eddie Kaye Thomas
    Born in New York, actor Eddie Kaye Thomas has adjusted to living in Los Angeles where he moved to launch his acting career, though he admits it wasn't easy. Thomas, who may always be remembered for his role in the "American Pie" films, is now one of the...
  • House of Mandela wines sticks with cheerful spirit of philanthropy

    House of Mandela wines sticks with cheerful spirit of philanthropy
    Nelson Mandela often said charity begins at home, so it's fitting his family is carrying on his legacy of giving back. I recently had the pleasure of meeting Nelson Mandela's daughter Dr. Makaziwe "Maki" Mandela-Amuah and his granddaughter Tukwini...
  • Official: South African teen stopped from leaving to join IS

    A South African teenager was taken off an airline flight because the 15-year-old girl was suspected to be leaving her home in Cape Town to join the Islamic State group, state security officials said Monday. The girl was found at the Cape Town...
  • Michael Cohen dies at 79; co-founder of California fashion brand Michael Stars

    Michael Cohen dies at 79; co-founder of California fashion brand Michael Stars
    Michael Cohen, co-founder of the California fashion brand Michael Stars, died Friday at his Manhattan Beach home. He was 79. The cause was prostate cancer, brand publicist Jennifer Cornwall Rojas said. Cohen and Suzanne Lerner co-founded Michael Stars...
  • Old colonial statues are in the crosshairs in South Africa

    It began with a container of excrement. On March 9, a South African student protester tossed feces on a statue of British colonialist Cecil John Rhodes at the University of Cape Town, igniting nationwide calls to remove other statues of former white...
  • Trevor Noah set to replace Jon Stewart on 'The Daily Show'

    Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian from South Africa who has contributed to "The Daily Show" a handful of times in recent months, will become Jon Stewart's replacement as host, Comedy Central announced Monday. Noah was chosen a little more than a...
  • Trevor Noah�is about to explode America's attitudes about Africa and our place in the world

    In his 2012 comedy special "That's Racist," one of Trevor Noah's funniest stories is about AIDS, and other dumb questions Americans ask Africans. "The best ignorant conversation I had was in California, in a place called Malibu," he tells the South...
  • South African comic Noah will replace Jon Stewart

    The choice of South African comic Trevor Noah as Jon Stewart's replacement on "The Daily Show" advances an intriguing new trend of late-night comic hosts with a more worldly perspective while continuing the longer-running pattern of keeping those jobs...