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  • South African students must take movement to society for real progress

    South African students must take movement to society for real progress
    On April 9, a larger-than-life bronze statue of Cecil John Rhodes was removed from its perch at the University of Cape Town. Before the statue was hoisted into a truck and taken away, the black university students who had successfully demanded its removal washed it, symbolically, with the blood of their ancestors. “Rhodes Must Fall!” became their rallying cry. Since then, the radical opposition party Economic Freedom Fighters has mounted an ad-hoc campaign defacing other memorials across South Africa.
  • Rainbow nation betrayed by attacks on immigrants in South Africa

    JOHANNESBURG South Africa stands accused of betraying its human-rights ideals and African nations that aided the fight against apartheid after mobs repeatedly attacked foreigners and looted their stores. At least five people have died in clashes in the...

    The legacies of Abraham Lincoln and Nelson Mandela

    When Nelson Mandela died in 2013, news headlines called him "the Lincoln of Africa." It is little wonder that modern journalists would make such a connection. Even today, 150 years since his untimely death at Ford's Theatre, Abraham Lincoln's legacy still...

    A Mandela visits West Boca for A Spring of Hope

    A Mandela visits West Boca for A Spring of Hope
    It has been 10 years since a vacation turned into a mission for Brittany Helena Young and her mother Joanne Young. Their nonprofit A Spring of Hope is up and running and has already bored 27 well holes to bring clean water to rural schools in two...

    South African looters target foreign-owned shops, 5 killed

    At least five people in South Africa have died in attacks on immigrant-owned shops and hundreds of people have fled their homes since last week, authorities said Tuesday as they struggled to stem one of the worst outbreaks of violence in years against...