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Sugary drink sales plummeted after price increase, study says

Added: 16.10.2017 23:55 | 4 views | 0 comments

From Colombia to South Africa, France to India, governments around the globe are exploring whether taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages might curb obesity rates. Do these fines actually work to prevent people from choosing sweet drinks?


Jacob Zuma statue sparks outrage

Added: 16.10.2017 19:32 | 3 views | 0 comments

South African President Jacob Zuma visited Nigeria's Imo state on Friday and had a giant bronze statue unveiled in his honor.


Corruption scandals rock South Africa

Added: 27.09.2017 12:09 | 8 views | 0 comments

CNN's David McKenzie looks at a corruption vortex in South Africa.


Why is anti-apartheid leader's remarkable legacy often overlooked?

Added: 12.09.2017 11:50 | 13 views | 0 comments

While Nelson Mandela, Oliver Tambo, and Desmond Tutu are rightly venerated for their role in opposing and ending white minority rule in South Africa, another leader of the liberation years has been remarkably overlooked: Bantu Steven Biko, who led the enormously influential Black Consciousness Movement. Four decades after his death in police custody on September 12 1977, he deserves to be recognized as one of the towering heroes of the anti-apartheid struggle.


Nigeria and South Africa emerge from recession

Added: 05.09.2017 14:32 | 16 views | 0 comments

Two of the largest economies in Africa are growing again after recessions.


Student accidentally given $1M in aid

Added: 03.09.2017 0:10 | 19 views | 0 comments

A university student in South Africa who discovered an erroneous deposit of $1 million in her financial aid account spent more than $60,000 of the fortune before authorities realized the mistake, school officials said.


Verdict due in South Africa coffin assault case

Added: 25.08.2017 12:11 | 17 views | 0 comments

A South African judge is expected to give her verdict Friday in the case of two white men accused of assaulting black farmworker Victor Mlotshwa and forcing him into a coffin, which they then threatened to set alight.


Controversial rhino horn auction underway

Added: 23.08.2017 13:47 | 20 views | 0 comments

South Africa's first online auction of rhinoceros horn is underway, with more than 500 kilograms up for bid from Wednesday through Friday.


18 killed in South Africa minibus crash

Added: 20.08.2017 13:22 | 19 views | 0 comments

Emergency responders found more than a dozen bodies lying around an overturned minibus near a bridge in eastern South Africa Sunday, according to a news release from a private emergency services company.


Zimbabwe's first lady home after alleged assault on model

Added: 20.08.2017 12:57 | 18 views | 0 comments

Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe returned home Sunday from South Africa where she was accused of assaulting a model with an electric cable, public broadcaster ZBC reported.


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