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Johannesburg (South Africa)

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  • Book Talk: S.African writer maps personal history with Johannesburg's

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - As a bookish child, Mark Gevisser played a game he has retroactively called "Dispatcher" in which he would plot routes in his parents' street guide, the 'Holmden's Register of Johannesburg', using the index to place names.
  • South Africa's 'Born-Frees' head to polls without Apartheid memories

    South Africa's 'Born-Frees' head to polls without Apartheid memories
    When Nkululeko Simelane was born on April 27, 1994, her parents did not have to think twice about her name. Her birth coincided with South Africa's first multi-racial elections, the momentous day that ended three centuries of white domination and 46...

    South Africa ombudsman: Zuma housing upgrade was 'license to loot'

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – South African President Jacob Zuma personally benefited from a $23-million state-paid “security” upgrade to his private residence in rural KwaZulu-Natal, according to South Africa’s public protector, an...

    South Africans rich and poor mourn Nelson Mandela, celebrate his life

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- From the glitzy shopping malls of upscale suburban Sandton, north of Johannesburg, to a trash-strewn corner in a crowded Soweto street, South Africans rich and poor, influential and jobless, black and white, united Friday...

    The emerging art cities

    The emerging art cities
    New travel books: Metronome: A History of Paris from the Underground Up" playfully looks at history through city subway stops. "Art Cities of the Future: 21st Century Avant-Gardes" looks at the new centers of emerging expression. "Art Cities of the...