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Johannesburg (South Africa)

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  • Renowned South African scientist Phillip Tobias dies at 86

     
    Phillip Tobias, renowned South African paleoanthropologist and expert on early man and hominids, died after a long illness....
  • 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 African president's lawyer weeps in court case over painting

     
    Gcina Malindi, a lawyer for South African President Jacob Zuma, broke down and wept after tough questioning from a white High Court judge, in a hearing on Zuma's efforts to have a portrait depicting him with genitals exposed banned from all public...
  • South African President Zuma, gallery settle case over painting

     
    South African President Jacob Zuma settles legal case over controversial painting, "The Spear" depicting him with genitals exposed: After weeks of confrontation and torment over the controversial painting, “The Spear” depicting South African...
  • Farmworker convicted of killing South African white supremacist

     
    Farmworker convicted of killing South African white supremacist Eugene TerreBlanche: Chris Mahlangu, 29, was convicted Tuesday of killing his employer, South African white supremacist, Eugene TerreBlanche in April 2010. His companion, Patrick Ndlovu, 18,...
  • Ruling ANC keeps bad boy of South African politics in the wilderness

     
    The former boss of South Africa's ruling party youth league won't be given a reprieve of his expulsion from the African National Congress for bringing the party into disrepute, a decision likely to spell the end of his political ambitions....
  • Phillip Tobias dies at 86; South African expert on early man

    Phillip Tobias dies at 86; South African expert on early man
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Phillip Tobias, a renowned South African paleoanthropologist and expert on early man and hominids, died Thursday. He was 86. Tobias died in a Johannesburg hospital after a long illness, according to South Africa's...
  • South African photographer believes theft was hate crime

    South African photographer believes theft was hate crime
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — It was a most unusual burglary. Thieves got in through the bathroom window and walked past the flat-screen TV, DVD player, expensive camera and a couple of brand-new cellphones. Instead, they took 20 external hard drives...
  • Gil Scott-Heron dies at 62; singer and poet 'set the template' for rap music

    Gil Scott-Heron dies at 62; singer and poet 'set the template' for rap music
    Gil Scott-Heron, a singer, songwriter, poet and author whose social commentary and combination of spoken words with musical grooves are widely cited as a seminal influence on rap music, died Friday. He was 62. The Associated Press reported that a friend,...
  • Bomb at Mogadishu theater kills 10, including Somali sports officials

     
    The Al Qaeda-linked Somali rebel militia Al Shabab claimed credit for a bomb attack n Mogadishu that killed 10 people, an apparent attempt to assassinate Prime Minister Abdiweli Mohammed Ali....
  • South Africa hit by one-day labor strike and protests

     
    Thousands of South Africans marched in cities around the country Wednesday as a major trade union federation called a one-day strike to protest against labor brokers -- and remind the government of the movement's power....