| May 7, 1989
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- A bespectacled anthropologist, David Webster, concluded a recent paper on repression in South Africa by singling out the "steady tempo" of anti-apartheid activists slain by right-wing death squads.
Webster said these...
| Oct 11, 1989
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- President Frederik W. de Klerk, taking the first concrete steps toward his promise of bringing peace to this racially divided nation, announced Tuesday night that he will release unconditionally black nationalist leader...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 7:12 PM
South Africans are united in mourning for Nelson Mandela on Friday, but while some celebrated his remarkable life with dance and song, others fretted that the anti-apartheid hero's death would make the nation vulnerable again to racial and social...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 4:34 PM
To understand what Nelson Mandela meant to Chicago, look back to the summer of 1981, when his anti-apartheid movement was just beginning to blossom here.
Word had spread quickly that the South African government planned to defy an international sports...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 4:32 PM
From the story: JOHANNESBURG -- South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius, known as the "Blade Runner" for his racing prosthetics, was charged on Thursday with murdering his girlfriend at his home in Pretoria. ....Johannesburg's Talk...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 5:46 AM
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The desk is spotless and books neatly line the shelves in Nelson Mandela's office at a Johannesburg-based foundation that carries his name, but the former South African president and anti-apartheid leader hasn't worked there...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 12:30 AM
| Jun 10, 2013
| 4:53 AM
OTSEGO COUNTY — A single motorcycle accident Sunday morning killed a Johannesburg man. According to the Michigan State Police Gaylord post, Harry Eugene Helgeson, 55, was traveling northbound on Crapo Lake Road near Lovells Road in Chalrton Township...
| May 7, 2013
| 2:46 AM
HARBOR SPRINGS — The future for the Harbor Springs High School girls’ track team appears to be bright.
With 124 total points, the Rams took top honors at the Kiwanis 9-10 Invitational Monday at Reynolds Field in Harbor Springs.
| Apr 8, 2013
| 6:56 AM
MAUN, Botswana - If you've paid for an African safari but you're still not clear about the details, bad on you. Making the same mistake, I didn't dig into the heart of the adventure before I headed to Southern Africa for my first wildlife safari,...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 7:39 AM
Troy Christopher Spierling, 27, of Bliss Township, died unexpectedly Dec. 14, 2011, at his home.
The funeral service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, at the Bliss Missionary Church. Pastor Curt Alexander will officiate and burial will follow in the...