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The Clash Over Virginity Testing in South Africa

Women and Girls Hub | Rowaida Abdelaziz | Posted 10.10.2016 | World

When the South African Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) ruled in June 2016 that a so-called “maiden bursary” scheme introduced by a district e...

A New Apartheid: South Africa's Struggle With Immigration

Scott Warren | Posted 09.01.2016 | World
Scott Warren

JOHANNESBURG -- Recent violence against immigrants threatens to upset South Africa's international image as a success story. A new apartheid is now being enforced -- one in which foreign nationals instead of black South Africans are treated as second-class citizens.

REVIEW: 'Inala: A Zulu Ballet' at Sadler's Wells

Meghan Feeks | Posted 11.19.2014 | Arts
Meghan Feeks

Twenty years of democracy in South Africa is ample reason to celebrate the coming-together of cultures. And that's what Inala, which kicked off a three-week national tour on Wednesday at London's Sadler's Wells, is clearly all about.

Zulu Shembe Church Swaps Leopards' Skins For Faux Fur In Religious Rituals

Posted 02.19.2014 | Religion

Carrying Zulu warrior shields and draped in leopardskin, the men of South Africa's Shembe church move hypnotically as they go through the steps of a t...

The Greatest Gift of All: Sustainability

Rosetta Stander | Posted 08.19.2012 | Impact
Rosetta Stander

The turnaround in my life was the day that an orphaned child said to me he could have as many children as he wanted to have, because someone from overseas would take care of them.

It's Mardi Gras Day In New Orleans (PHOTOS)

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 09.20.2011 | Travel
Karen Dalton-Beninato

It's Mardi Gras in New Orleans and for longer than the United States of America has existed, freedom of expression has been found here. When the U.S. ...

Record High Mardi Gras Crowds in New Orleans (PHOTOS)

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Karen Dalton-Beninato

"Down in New Orleans where the blues was born, it takes a cool cat to blow a horn" - Mardi Gras Mambo. Mardi Gras season is in high gear in the City o...

Jacob Zuma: Top 5 Things You Didn't Know

Huffington Post | Catherine Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Jacob Zuma, current president of the African National Congress and the leading candidate in South Africa's presidential election Wednesday, is quite t...

Obama Campaigns for South African Ruling Party ... in Zulu

Sean Jacobs | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sean Jacobs

More like South Africa's embattled ruling party, the African National Congress is using Barack Obama to attract voters.

Praising Caine: The Original "Alfie" Turns 76

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

Not only can Michael Caine deliver the acting goods with the right vehicles, but off the set he also exhibits a refreshing common sense about the film business itself.