The charges against the former South African leader were the latest chapter in a long-running corruption case that tarnished the country’s governing African National Congress for years.
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South Africa responded angrily to comments by an Australian minister who said white South African farmers deserved protection in a “civilized country.”
Two months after four American soldiers were killed in the West African country, a group of Green Berets and local forces killed 11 ISIS militants in a previously undisclosed battle.
Thousands of demonstrators have flooded the streets to demand raises for teachers and the results of long-awaited municipal elections.
The country’s political rivals have pledged to work together, but the people who suffered violence during their prolonged battles feel forgotten and betrayed.
Returning to Washington after a week of urging détente across Africa, Mr. Tillerson was fired in a decidedly undiplomatic presidential tweet.
The secretary of state said the nerve agent used in the attack “clearly came from Russia.”
Killings, death threats and “wanted” posters are used to intimidate advocates fighting the spread of tobacco to poor and middle-income nations.
Some said the Toba volcano’s explosion brought humanity to the brink of extinction 74,000 years ago, but archaeological evidence from South Africa challenges the idea.
A series of droughts with little recovery time in the intervals has pushed millions to the edge of survival in the Horn of Africa.
The secretary of state went to a memorial for a 1998 attack on an American Embassy that prompted a big jump in the State Department’s budget.
U2’s frontman said he was “furious” after the ONE charity was rocked by accusations that it had long fostered an atmosphere of bullying and abuse.