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Pistorious Trial Is a Referendum on Violence Against Women in South Africa

Victoria A. Brownworth | Posted 06.16.2014 | Gay Voices
Victoria A. Brownworth

The South African rate of "intimate femicide" is five times the global average. As one domestic violence victim told NBC News in a report by Mike Taibbi on April 13, 2014, "You know you could end up dead, like that woman [Steenkamp]."

Mandala

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 02.15.2014 | Impact
Jack Schimmelman

With the world's noses pressed against apartheid's steel glass western corporate puppeteers, he was perceived as a terrorist who would not stop. They were right. Nelson Mandela's vision threatened hatred, exploitation.

Why South Africa Is Not Fit to Lead Africa

Daniel Wagner | Posted 09.25.2013 | World
Daniel Wagner

President Zuma's domestic record have left him open to criticism. Countries such as Angola and Nigeria are finding it hard to refer to South Africa as a regional leader when its own house is in such a state of disrepair.

My Summer Vacation: Tanzania or Maine-ia

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 09.07.2013 | Travel
Randee Mia Berman

Don't know much about geometry. But I do know this: Summer = Vacation. It's a simple algebraic equation.

African Orphanage Losing Funding Because Kids Are 'Too White'

Posted 12.07.2012 | Impact

The Jakaranda Children’s Home, a South African orphanage, says it’s losing funding from large companies because 70 percent of its children are whi...

Caster Semenya: Outrage, Worry In South Africa Over Report On Runner

AP | CELEAN JACOBSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PRETORIA, South Africa — Caster Semenya had heard the taunts and whispers – that she was different from other girls. Now the most intimate...

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.

What Can Africa Hope for During Clinton Visit?

Todd Moss | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Todd Moss

Secretary Clinton will be leaving August 5 for a seven-country tour of Africa. The itinerary suggests that the theme will be more real politik than President Obama's recent visit to Ghana.

Somali Refugees Fear Further Xenophobic Attacks In South Africa

Mail and Guardian | PERCY MABANDU | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Refugee camps were established in May last year to house thousands of foreign nationals displaced in an outbreak of xenophobic attacks that claimed u...