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Ogilvy East CCO Chris Garbutt Resigns

Chris Garbutt, the Ogilvy veteran who moved to New York last February for a new role leading creative at “Ogilvy East,” has announced his plans to resign his current position with the agency. A South African native, Garbutt began his agency career with Ogilvy & Mather in Johannesburg before joining the TBWA organization. Show More Summary

South African Photographer Captures Challenges for LGBT Community, Almost a Decade After Gay Marriage Legalization

On a brisk spring day in New York, a few weeks before the U.S. Supreme Court’s historic ruling on gay marriage, South African photographer and activist Zanele Muholi was discussing why its legalization in America had been such a halting,...Show More Summary

African Bull Elephant Feeding in Kruger National Park, South Africa

Camera NIKON D300S ISO 320 Focal Length 80mm Aperture f/5 Exposure Time 1/800 On my 2014 photo trip with G Adventures we visited South Africa and spent 2 days in Kruger National Park photographic wildlife. On our second day we say the Big 5 before lunch! I could spend a week just photographing wildlife in […]

The South Shall Rise Again

I was raised in the A.M.E. Church or the African Methodist Episcopalian Church. The name alone implies togetherness even though the church was formed in strife as Africans were upset that Caucasians in the Methodist and Episcopalian churches refused to pray equally with African descendents. Show More Summary

S. African Competition Watchdog Fines Japanese Shipping Firm

South Africa's competition watchdog has recommended Japanese shipping firm Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha Ltd (NYK) pay a 104 million rand ($8.5 million) penalty

Amy Schumer was offered the 'Daily Show' hosting gig — here's why she turned it down

This fall, controversial up-and-coming South African comedian Trevor Noa will replace Jon Stewart as host of Comedy Central hit satirical news show, "The Daily Show." But finding a replacement for the beloved Stewart was not easy. In...Show More Summary

Sylvester the lion's big adventure ends with a helicopter ride in South African mountains

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - "Sylvester" the lion's fight for freedom and sheep through South Africa's arid Karoo region ended a mile-high in the mountains and with a dart knocking him out, South African National Parks (SANParks) said on Tuesday.

How South African Band Seether Is Shifting The Narrative On Police Brutality

WASHINGTON -- As the roll call of police killings of unarmed black people has grown over the last year, public outrage has split into two, seemingly opposite sides. Some have stood in solidarity with the black lives lost, while others pledged their allegiance to the police officers performing an incredibly tough job. Show More Summary

Taylor Swift Buys Tickets For A Fan Whose Flight Made Her Miss The London 1989 Concert!

All hail Queen Swift! There's a reason Taylor Swift has the best fans in the world — because she treats them so dang kindly! South African DJ Stephanie Be and her boyfriend Joe Crann flew halfway around the world on Saturday to see Taylor's 1989 concert in London only to be delayed and miss the entire thing. Naturally, [...]

Activist Bree Newsome Reveals Staggering Faith During Confederate Flag Action

Debate surrounding the Confederate flag has raged throughout the South since June 17, when nine African American churchgoers were killed by a white shooter in Charleston, South Carolina. In the wake of the racist massacre, many, including...Show More Summary

String of Fires at Black Churches Investigated as Arson After Charleston Shooting

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At least three of a string of fires at predominantly black churches after the shooting attack on Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal in Charleston, South Carolina, are being investigated as arson, The Washington Post reports. The June...Show More Summary

South African Trendsetter: A Day In The Life Of Soweto!

With over one million residents, Soweto is a trendsetter in politics, language, music, dance and fashion.

Grace, Smith and Lowry Accept PGA Tour Membership

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South African Branden Grace, Cameron Smith of Australia and Ireland's Shane Lowry have accepted special temporary membership for the remainder of the 2014-15 PGA Tour season, the tour said on Monday.

Capture the Flag: A Brief History of Defacing Confederate Banners

Bree Newsome was tired of watching the Confederate battle flag fly on the grounds of the South Carolina statehouse. So on Saturday morning, the 30-year-old African American activist and singer-songwriter from North Carolina put on a harness, climbed 30 feet, and took down the flag herself. Show More Summary

Black churches are burning in the South

And the perpetrators simply can't be found: As African Americans in Texas and North Carolina contemplate rebuilding three more churches destroyed by fire, a phalanx of federal investigators moves across the South, searching for evidence linking the latest attacks to the burning of 29 other black churches in the last 18 months. Show More Summary

A New Southern Heritage

Midway through his eulogy for Rev. Clementa Pinckney, the slain pastor of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, President Obama spoke on the Confederate flag, which still flew at the state Capitol in Columbia. Show More Summary

South Africa’s Lions Return To Rwanda After Being Poisoned During The 1994 Genocide

Monday will mark the return of South Africa’s lions. Rwanda has not seen the king of the jungle roam their national parks since the last lions were poisoned during the 1994 genocide. The conservationist organize African Parks is hoping...Show More Summary

PARA ONE & The South African Youth Choir - Elevation

Sounds like: Moon Boots, Club Cheval Song: PARA ONE & The South African Youth Choir - Elevation What's so good? Para One has signed to Ed Banger Records, and this is how we all celebrate. I had the pleasure of catching a Para One set...Show More Summary

Shocking Number Of Black Churches Being Destroyed By Fires — New Church Goes Up In Warrenville, South Carolina

Following the horrific Charleston shooting, more crimes have been committed against African American civilians in the United States’ southern states. A previous report from the Inquisitr covered the suspicious fire that appeared to be intentionally set in a North Carolina predominately black church. Show More Summary

Sunday Times Literary Awards

They've announced the winners of the 2015 (South African) Sunday Times Literary Awards, with Arctic Summer, by Damon Galgut, taking the fiction prize, and Askari, by Jacob Dlamini, taking the non-fiction prize. Galgut's E.M.Forster-novel...Show More Summary

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