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South Africa

South Africa
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  • Wanted for genocide, Sudan's president barred from leaving South Africa

    Wanted for genocide, Sudan's president barred from leaving South Africa
    South Africa’s government faced embarrassment Sunday when a court ordered authorities to prevent the president of Sudan from leaving the country after an African Union summit, even though the government had promised immunity to all summit...
  • Sudan president flouts arrest warrant, returns home from South Africa

    Sudan president flouts arrest warrant, returns home from South Africa
    Sudanese President Omar Hassan Ahmed Bashir's jet took off into Pretoria's sunny winter skies Monday, spiriting him away from a looming arrest warrant and leaving behind a trail of questions about South Africa’s respect for international law and its...
  • Sudan's al-Bashir returns home from South Africa

    Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir arrived in Khartoum on Monday to cheers of supporters after leaving South Africa, where a court had ordered his arrest based on an international warrant for war crimes charges. Al-Bashir raised a stick in the air as he...
  • South Africans taunt government in FIFA bribery scandal

    As South African law enforcement officials launched a preliminary investigation into allegations that the nation paid a $10-million bribe to secure its role as FIFA’s 2010 World Cup host, the meme of the day Thursday in South Africa was...
  • South Africa is shaken by FIFA corruption probe

    South Africa is shaken by FIFA corruption probe
    In the spring of 2004, a frail, unwell Nelson Mandela ignored his doctor's advice and flew halfway around the globe to meet with a prominent soccer official. The purpose of the trip to Trinidad and Tobago was simple: Mandela hoped to win Jack Warner's...
  • FIFA corruption investigation details rate cards for bribery

    FIFA corruption investigation details rate cards for bribery
    The Justice Department on Wednesday unsealed its 165-page indictment alleging widespread corruption of top officials in FIFA, soccer's world governing body. The case offers tantalizing allegations of what amounts to the current bribery rates for...
  • Police arrested in Mozambique for cashing in on poaching

    Authorities in Mozambique arrested five police officers for colluding with a poacher in the illegal sale of a rhino horn, the state news agency reported Thursday. Rhino poaching is on the rise across southern Africa because the horn is much sought...
  • South African veterinarians intervene to save Hope the rhino

    The horns and a large section of the rhino's face were hacked off by poachers, a horrific injury that exposed flesh and bone. One South African veterinarian treating the mutilated animal was so distressed by the suffering that he had to step away, his...
  • Oscar Pistorius to be released from prison on Aug 21

    Oscar Pistorius will be released from prison for good behavior on Aug. 21 and go under house arrest after serving just 10 months for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, South Africa's department of corrections said Monday. "He's behaving himself very...
  • Oscar Pistorius could be released from prison in August

    Oscar Pistorius could be released from prison in August
    Oscar Pistorius, the South African Olympic sprinter convicted of manslaughter in the death of his girlfriend, could be released from prison in August after serving 10 months of a five-year sentence. South Africa’s Parole Board last week heard a...
  • Pistorius to be out on parole in August; state to appeal murder acquittal in November

    CAPE TOWN, South Africa Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius will be released on parole in August, weeks before South Africa's state prosecution will appeal the acquittal of murder charges in November. Pistorius will be placed under correctional...