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Cape Town (South Africa)

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  • South Africa President Zuma sues over painting depicting him unzipped

     
    South Africa's President Zuma sues over painting depicting him unzipped: A painting by a white Cape Town artist, Brett Murray, depicting South African President Jacob Zuma as Soviet leader Lenin -- but with his genitals exposed -- has caused a storm of...
  • South Africa's Western Cape: Savoring the bounty

    South Africa's Western Cape: Savoring the bounty
    — One night as my sister and I walked across the rugged yet strangely delicate terrain of a place called Farm 215, the path to our cottage lighted only by the stars and a flashlight, the wine-wobbly beam suddenly illuminated several sets of legs....
  • Travel tips: South Africa's Western Cape

    THE BEST WAY TO CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA From LAX, connecting service (change of planes) to Cape Town is available on British, Virgin Atlantic, Lufthansa, Air France, Emirates and Turkish. Restricted round-trip fares generally fall between $979 and $1,...
  • Southern California and the world

    Southern California and the world
    Noone can deny the educational value of travel, which is why study abroad programs have gotten so popular in colleges and universities around the country. California schools offer myriad study abroad programs that send students headlong into other...
  • Albertina Sisulu dies at 92; veteran of South African anti-apartheid movement

    Albertina Sisulu dies at 92; veteran of South African anti-apartheid movement
    Albertina Sisulu, a veteran of the anti-apartheid movement who saw her children become leaders in a democratic South Africa, died Thursday in Johannesburg. She was 92. Her death was confirmed by African National Congress spokesman Brian Sokutu, but no...
  • A South African rape, captured on video, exposes an epidemic

     
    A typical South African rape - captured on cell phone video: South African radio and social media lit up with outrage after a cell phone video showed the gang rape of a 17 year old girl by a group of adolescents. They offered her 25 cents to keep silent...
  • Romantic getaways

    Romantic getaways
    Berlin: Put Berlin next to Paris and you have both sides of the coin: romance, which occasionally appeals, and eros, which never fails. "Berlin is sexy," said the German capital's openly gay Mayor Klaus Wowereit, and it's been that way since the...
  • Violence persists against South Africa gays despite laws

     
    South Africa, gays, lesbians, human rights, violence: A South African court is sending four men to prison for 18 years for killing a lesbian, the Associated Press reports....
  • Michelle Obama's magical family tour of Africa

     
    The Obama extended family spends a week touring parts of Africa, ending with a private weekend safari....
  • Google grants $2.5 million to Nelson Mandela Foundation and Desmond Tutu Peace Center

     
    Google said on Tuesday that it is giving $2.5 million in the form of two equal grants to the Nelson Mandela Foundation and the Desmond Tutu Peace Center to preserve, and get online, thousands of pages of historical documents relating to South Africa's...
  • Baboons help discover new type of tangerine

     
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — When it comes to grabbing fruit off trees, baboons don't monkey around. Now their speed at gobbling up quickly ripening fruit has led to a discovery of what is believed to be a new type of......