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Ancient human ancestor 'Little Foot' makes public debut

Added: 06.12.2017 13:47 | 2 views | 0 comments

South Africa's Cradle of Humankind, an expanse of farmland and rolling hills outside Johannesburg, has already unlocked some of the great mysteries of evolution. The unveiling of a near-complete fossil hominid skeleton dating back 3.67 million years will only solidify the importance of the region.


Sevens World Series: South Africa victorious in Dubai

Added: 04.12.2017 17:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

New season, same result.


France to host 2023 Rugby World Cup - beating South Africa, Ireland bids

Added: 15.11.2017 13:32 | 4 views | 0 comments

France will host the 2023 Rugby World Cup after the country surprisingly beat rival bids from South Africa and Ireland in a secret World Rugby council ballot on Wednesday.


South Africa in pole to host Rugby World Cup 2023

Added: 31.10.2017 14:40 | 8 views | 0 comments

South Africa is in pole position to host the Rugby World Cup in 2023, after receiving an official recommendation from the tournament's board of directors.


Man uses party balloons to float 15 miles

Added: 31.10.2017 12:50 | 8 views | 0 comments

A man sitting in a camping chair used about 80 helium balloons to fly 15 miles over South Africa.


Sugary drink sales plummeted after price increase, study says

Added: 16.10.2017 23:55 | 18 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 | 17 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 | 21 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 | 25 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.


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