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Assassin of Mandela's likely successor to walk streets of the democratic South Africa for the first time

Stefan Simanowitz | Posted 03.11.2016 | World
Stefan Simanowitz

On the afternoon of the 10th April, 1993 anti-apartheid leader Chris Hani pulled up out outside his home in Boksburg, a quiet suburb of Johannesburg. ...

South African Women Still Second-Class Citizens

Alex Matthews | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alex Matthews

South Africa has a crisis of values in which men are brought up to believe they are entitled to treat women as objects to abuse, hurt, exploit, rape, harass, control and patronize.

Mbeki a Disgrace, Yet Again

Mia Farrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mia Farrow

Former South African President Thabo Mbeki's legacy is a disgraceful one.

New African Union Leader Will Push For Single State

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

President Muammar el-Qaddafi of Libya was named chairman of the African Union on Monday, wresting control of a body he helped found and has long wante...

South African Court Overturns Zuma Ruling, Opens Way For New Charges

Mail & Guardian Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeals on Monday overturned a judge's ruling dismissing graft charges against ANC leader Jacob Zuma, opening the way ...

"Another Desperate Plea from a Trapped Zimbabwean"

Michealene Cristini Risley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michealene Cristini Risley

How do we begin to change human behavior around the globe to convince our leaders to stop and help in Zimbabwe?

Mbeki and the Butcher of Khartoum

Pius Kamau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Pius Kamau

What we have seen over the years is complete disregard of human rights in Africa, as dictator after dictator has ridden roughshod over their countrymen while others stand by the sidelines, with wide bemused grins.

Obama/Zimbabwe: Best of Times/Worst

Trey Ellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Trey Ellis

Here in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, I'm seeing first hand that all those reports about how excited Africans are about Obama have not been exaggerated.

Zimbabwe: A Question for Obama (and McCain) that Won't Wait [Updated]

Michael Goldfarb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Goldfarb

What I am asking is whether Barack Obama will use his rapidly growing international credibility and speak out against the cruelties perpetrated by Mugabe and his henchman.