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  • South African firm suspends officials amid anger over power outages

    South African firm suspends officials amid anger over power outages
    In South Africa, people check the weather report for rain and thunder  -- and the electricity report from the state-owned company Eskom for word on the frequent power blackouts. Is it going to be a “stage three” day, with a very high...
  • South African mother on baby's abduction: 'It just hurts so much'

    South African mother on baby's abduction: 'It just hurts so much'
    A South African mother whose stolen baby was found 17 years after being abducted spoke Monday of the pain of losing all but a few months of her daughter’s childhood. “It hurts to know that 17 years have been taken; it just hurts so much,"...
  • South African teen stolen as infant found after befriending sister

    South African teen stolen as infant found after befriending sister
    Every year, on Zephany Nurse’s birthday, her parents got a cake to honor their first daughter, who was stolen from her mother in a Cape Town maternity unit as a newborn. Gathered around the cake each April 28, Zephany’s younger brothers...
  • 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 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....
  • 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: 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:...
  • Cape Town bursts with blooms during its spring wildflower show

    Cape Town bursts with blooms during its spring wildflower show
    When I visited Cape Town in September, the tree buds were exploding, and golden-green blades were popping up in the pavement cracks. The seasons are reversed in the Southern Hemisphere, so as Angelenos are lamenting the onset of fire weather, those...
  • 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...
  • South Africa grants parole to apartheid death squad leader 'Prime Evil'

    South Africa grants parole to apartheid death squad leader 'Prime Evil'
    One of apartheid’s most notorious killers, Eugene de Kock, a former police colonel nicknamed “Prime Evil,” will walk free after 20 years in jail. South Africa’s government announced Friday that De Kock had been granted parole. De...
  • 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...