| Aug 17, 2012
| 10:22 AM
South African outrage after 34 platinum miners shot dead by police at Lonmin platinum mine: South African police officials Friday confirmed that 34 striking miners at the Lonmin platinum mine were killed when police opened fire Thursday, and 78 more...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 9:53 AM
The mineral resources minister of South Africa warned mining companies on Monday to do more the improve workers' lives after 34 striking platinum miners protesting for higher pay were slain last month by police....
| Sep 21, 2012
| 11:13 AM
Expelled South African ruling party youth leader, Julius Malema, is to be arrested, according to a news report: For more than a week, expelled South African ruling party youth leader, Julius Malema, has been predicting his own arrest, claiming South...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 11:54 AM
As one Somali journalist is buried, a leading poet and comedian is slain: Hours after assassinated Somali radio journalist Mohamed Mohamud Turyare was buried Monday, gunmen killed one of Somalia's famous poets and radio comedians, Warsame Shire Awale,...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 8:52 PM
DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Midway through a three-country trip to Africa and shortly after an emotional tour of his hero Nelson Mandela's Robben Island prison cell, Barack Obama was greeted by another revered African leader, Desmond Tutu, with the words:...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 6:51 PM
Shane Taylor left his mark on the second season of "Strike Back," but the show's stars left their marks on him, too.
The British actor suffered a few hits while playing ruthless soldier-for-hire Craig Hanson in the Cinemax drama which ended its season...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 9:23 AM
An alumnus from South Kent School is working on creating a bridge between South Kent and a South African group.
Tresor Kayumba, Class of 2009, has visited Nkosi’s Haven in Johannesburg, South Africa, for the past two years.
Nkosi's Haven is a non-...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 6:56 AM
MAUN, Botswana - If you've paid for an African safari but you're still not clear about the details, bad on you. Making the same mistake, I didn't dig into the heart of the adventure before I headed to Southern Africa for my first wildlife safari,...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 1:22 PM
Philip Winchester's character, Sgt. Michael Stonebridge, has been wrestling some heavy demons in the new season of "Strike Back."
In the season premiere, he was forced to kill one of his Special Air Service trainees. The trainee's brother, former special...
| May 29, 2011
Gil Scott-Heron, a singer, songwriter, poet and author whose social commentary and combination of spoken words with musical grooves are widely cited as a seminal influence on rap music, died Friday. He was 62.
The Associated Press reported that a friend,...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 5:56 PM
Three women from Africa and the Middle East who symbolize nonviolent struggles to improve their nations and advance the role of women's rights were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday.
Sharing the award were Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf,...