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Thousands Of South Africans March Against Wave Of Xenophobic Attacks

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 04.21.2015 | World

Around 5,000 South Africans marched in the city of Durban on Thursday to protest a recent wave of brutal attacks on foreigners. Protesters chanted ...

South Africa's Gay-Friendly 'Open Mosque' Attacked By Fire: Police

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 10.07.2014 | Religion

Arsons attacked Cape Town's 'Open Mosque' over the weekend, leaving damage to its front door, according to AFP. The intruders reportedly broke thro...

Massive Blue Diamond Worth 'Tens Of Millions' Discovered In South Africa

Reuters | Posted 03.23.2014 | World

LONDON, Jan 21 (Reuters) - A 29.6 carat blue diamond, one of the rarest and most coveted in the world with a possible price tag of tens of millions ...

Opera Singer Leaves Life In U.S. To Bring Clean Water To Kenya

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Kristi York Wooten

The women of the Kajiado District of Kenya walk, on average, eight hours carrying 45 pounds of water every day. This is for their families to drink and for cooking, to water crops and nourish livestock.

Thousands Of South African Protesters Clash With Police

IOL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Several protesters were injured by rubber bullets as thousands of municipal workers took to the streets on Monday to demand better pay, harassing hawk...