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  • South African officials draw ridicule for probe of alleged CIA spies

    South African officials draw ridicule for probe of alleged CIA spies
    South Africa’s government was accused Friday of trying to smear the ombudsman and several top opposition politicians when it announced an inquiry into allegations they were CIA spies that were based on claims of an anonymous blog. U.S....
  • Hundreds evacuated as wildfire in South Africa burns on

    About 500 people fled their homes in South Africa's city of Cape Town as a wildfire defied rain and firefighters with smoke and flames rising for a fourth day Wednesday. Three homes were destroyed and five more were damaged overnight by the fire that...
  • Romantic adventure to South Africa includes national park

    Romantic adventure to South Africa includes national park
    Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently: Great Safaris has a good deal on its World's Greatest Romantic Adventure trip to South Africa. The 11-day tour is priced from $3,995 per...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 2/28 log (updated Saturday AM)

    5:30 a.m.    Golf: Joburg Open third round (in Johannesburg, South Africa).--Golf 7:40 a.m.    Soccer: English Premier League: Crystal Palace at West Ham.--NBCSN 8:30 a.m.    Highlights: North Carolina basketball.--MASN 9 a.m.    Motorsports: NASCAR...
  • South African business owners petrol bomb immigrant shop

    South African police say a foreigner was seriously injured when his shop was petrol bombed. The man's shop was attacked by South African small business owners on Thursday night, said police spokesman Kay Makhubela on Friday. He said police arrested...
  • 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 grants parole to apartheid-era killer Eugene de Kock

    South Africa grants parole to apartheid-era killer Eugene de Kock
    One of the apartheid era’s most notorious killers, former police colonel Eugene de Kock, will walk free after 20 years in jail after South Africa’s government announced Friday that he had been granted parole. De Kock, nicknamed "Prime Evil,"...
  • Art by Nelson Mandela to go on view in Miramar

    Art by Nelson Mandela to go on view in Miramar
    After he served time as a prisoner on Robben Island, after he resigned as president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela documented his long walk to freedom as an artist. In a collection of drawings and paintings capturing the place where Mandela was...
  • Foreign-owned shops targeted in South African looting spree

    Foreign-owned shops targeted in South African looting spree
    There’s an air of glee and abandon when the looting starts. South African police have been reported to stand by and watch – or even help – when township people attack the shops of foreign migrants and loot. The looters break open...
  • Jackie Selebi dies at 64; South Africa police chief convicted of corruption

    Jackie Selebi dies at 64; South Africa police chief convicted of corruption
    Jackie Selebi, South Africa's ex-police chief and a former president of Interpol who was sentenced to 15 years in prison after his conviction on corruption charges, has died. He was 64. Selebi died Friday in a Pretoria hospital after being in an induced...
  • Touring Athens and the Greek Isles for $2,199 per person, including air

     Touring Athens and the Greek Isles for $2,199 per person, including air
    If Greece and the Greek Isles have been on your list of destinations, Friendly Planet Travel has several options that range from packages that explore Athens and a variety of the islands to strictly Greek Isles cruises. There are also packages that...