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  • South Africa ombudsman: Zuma housing upgrade was 'license to loot'

    South Africa ombudsman: Zuma housing upgrade was 'license to loot'
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – South African President Jacob Zuma personally benefited from a $23-million state-paid “security” upgrade to his private residence in rural KwaZulu-Natal, according to South Africa’s public protector, an official with the duties of an ombudsman.
  • reFramed: In conversation with Mariella Furrer

     
    "When I was about 5 years old, I was sexually abused by a stranger. I don’t think at that age I really understood what it was that had happened to me, but somehow I knew it was wrong, and I felt to blame for letting the man touch me. The molestation...

    Congo army and attackers clash in capital, killing dozens

    Congo army and attackers clash in capital, killing dozens
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — A series of attacks in the Democratic Republic of Congo's capital left dozens of people dead Monday as the army fought off assailants identified as followers of a disgruntled religious leader. The coordinated attacks,...

    Latest Africa violence highlights limits of peacekeeping missions

    Latest Africa violence highlights limits of peacekeeping missions
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Things fall apart in different ways. In a reminder of the horrific violence that has marred Africa's past, armed men in two neighboring countries have been going house to house in recent weeks, killing people because...

    U.N. scrambles to send more troops to South Sudan

    U.N. scrambles to send more troops to South Sudan
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — The United Nations Security Council authorized an urgent increase in peacekeeping forces for South Sudan on Tuesday in a bid to keep the world's newest country from sliding into prolonged ethnic bloodletting only two...