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  • South African court orders release of tapes

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeals on Thursday ordered the release of taped phone conversations about corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma, a move that could resurrect a case that has dogged the leader since before he took office. Zuma had applied to prevent...

  • South Africa: Soap opera cast is fired

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — "Generations," a hugely popular soap opera in South Africa, first aired in 1993, a year before the nation's first all-race elections ended apartheid. Now the future of this television staple followed by millions is up in the air. The producers fired the star-studded cast...

  • South Africa repatriates journalist's remains

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's "native of nowhere" is finally home. The remains of Nat Nakasa, a black anti-apartheid journalist from South Africa who died in the United States in 1965 and was buried there until his recent exhumation, arrived on Tuesday in the South African coastal city of...

  • South Africa: 8 killed in building collapse

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A building under renovation in an area southeast of Johannesburg collapsed on Monday, killing eight people, officials said. Another two people were missing in the accident at a housing estate in Alberton, said Luyanda Majija, a spokeswoman for emergency responders at the...

  • SAfrica: Grim end for antelopes from Czech zoo

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Eight antelopes from a zoo in the Czech Republic were flown in crates to South Africa, where officials concluded they were illegally imported and that they might bring a disease into the country. They languished in a cargo hold for two days before wildlife veterinarians...

  • VIDEO: South African President Jacob Zuma speaks on eve of U.S.-Africa summit

    Days before the start of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, South African President Jacob Zuma spoke at the National Press Club in Washington.



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