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  • South African race track lives on; Porsche buys

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's most famous motor racing track just got an extension. The South African unit of sports car maker Porsche bought the Kyalami race track for $19.5 million at an auction Thursday, easing concerns among racing enthusiasts that the winning bidder would tear up the...

  • South Africans remember Mandela on his birthday

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africans marked Nelson Mandela's birthday on Friday with charitable acts in honor of the former president, whose death in December prompted a global outpouring of tributes. People picked up litter, cooked at homes for the elderly and donated food, blankets and other...

  • South Africa denies parole to apartheid killer

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The former head of a South African covert police unit that tortured and killed dozens of people during white minority rule was denied parole because the families of his victims were not consulted, the government said Thursday. Eugene de Kock, who confessed to murder and...



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