This is a story about visiting a South African township by bicycle, where people and life and answers to questions are up close and personal. As we rode to the end of our visit, a big white van, way too clean, rolled passed us in almost slow-motion like you might expect in a movie. From [...]
After years spent fighting for a light-rail station in Leimert Park, South Los Angeles community members got their wish Thursday with the approval of full funding for a stop in the heart of L.A.'s African American community.
MANY African economies are booming. South Africa’s is not. Europe, its biggest export market, is mired in recession. Mining output fell in February and again in March. Consumer confidence is at a nine-year low. Massmart, part-owned by Walmart, this week became the latest big retailer to report disappointing sales figures. Show More Summary
While studying samples of pathological material selected from sows at a private farm, located in Znauri, South Ossetia the genetic material of African Swine Fever (ASF) virus was identified, reported the Russian veterinary watchdog Rosselhoznadzor.
The day's top stories in social media and technology for 5/22: Hacker releases names of South African whistleblowers, cops respond to Israeli blogger's social media rant, sexting controversy at Indiana school, 10 Reasons To Worry About...Show More Summary
Ernie Els would not have won last year's British Open without the aid of a belly putter, the South African four-times major champions said on Wednesday.
This spring, the Museum as Hub will present ?After-after Tears,? a project exploring the operational strategies of Center for Historical Reenactments (CHR), a Johannesburg-based platform founded in 2010, currently in residence at the New Museum. Show More Summary
As I prepared for my sixth visit to South Africa (the second with the entire family in tow), I wanted to move beyond what we’d already seen while keeping it age-appropriate. So we decided to spend a few days in Durban before heading into the bush.
South African and Turkish equities outperformed both emerging market and global share indices. ||| London - South African and Turkish equities outperformed both emerging market and global share indices on Tuesday, with Johannesburg's main index hitting a record high as the rand fell more against the dollar. Show More Summary
It was a year ago that escalating labor tensions in the country of South Africa ground its mining sector to a halt, when demands from striking workers for wage hikes were met with aggressive retaliation in the form of rubber bulletsShow More Summary
Ten striking South African miners were taken to hospital on Tuesday after being hit by rubber bullets, police said, as labor strife swells in mines and factories ahead of mid-year pay negotiations.Auto maker Mercedes-Benz said a two-day...Show More Summary
Johann Rupert, the South African billionaire with multiple business interests is planning to take a 12 month sabbatical. He is the founder of Richemont, the Swiss based luxury goods giant which one of the largest conglomerate next only to LVMH. The 62 year old luxury goods tycoon made the announcement to the media and interacted [...]Show More Summary
In South Africa, apartheid has been over for two decades. So, it's really no surprise that being white in the country feels different now than it did under the forced system of harsh, institutionalized racial segregation that curtailed...Show More Summary
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Car maker Mercedes Benz said on Monday workers at its South African assembly plant had gone on an illegal strike at the end of last week but had agreed to resume operations on Tuesday.
Strikes, falling platinum prices and unrest weighs on the South African rand.
The Lagos taxi driver roars across the biggest bridge in Africa at 110 mph. Buffeted by the night wind, it feels as if we're riding a motorbike. I am with two South Africans and a guy from Silicon Valley. We’re all swilling from a bottle of so-called whisky, including the man behind the wheel. Show More Summary
In case the complete disconnect of paper selling from physical hand-over-fist buying (see this chart to explain all the gold activity in Q1 which can be summarized in two words: paper liquidation) were not enough to send the price of...Show More Summary
Another two speakers [pt] have been confirmed for the event TEDXSão Tomé, in the islands of São Tomé and Príncipe, in 20 June. Mark Richard Shuttleworth [en], a South African founder of the company Canonical Ltd, which develops free software like Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Edubuntu, Xubuntu and Lubuntu and Guilherme Alves...
I missed this last week, but they've announced the longlist for the (South African) Sunday Times Fiction Prize -- where, unusually for a literary prize, once again: "A large number of books on the longlist this year are crime novels". Among...Show More Summary