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Lion Kills U.S. Tourist, Drags Her Body from Car

02/06/2015

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Lion by Car, Safari, Skukuza-Lower Sabie Road, Photo by Arno Meintjes

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Published: 03:40 a.m. EDT, 2 June 2015 Updated: 08: 36 a.m. EDT, 4 June 2015 JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – A 29-year-old American woman who has now been identified as Katherine Chappell of Rye, New York. She had gone to Africa to further her campaign for animal rights and preservation which was her […]

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Racism Remains in Post-Apartheid South Africa

25/11/2014

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Apartheid, El espejo sudafricano - CCCB, Photo by Rubén Díaz

Chrycka Harper, Poet & Literary Critic Last Modified: 22:48 p.m. DST, 25 November 2014 SOUTH AFRICA – The World Hates me Because I am Black… Thus I will Love the World Because I am Black. I will always remember this moment: my mom and little brother coming into the house with mail. She hands me […]

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Carrying on Nelson Mandela’s Legacy

17/12/2013

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Nelson Mandela, Photo Courtesy of Flickr (Emplaze)

Jessamy Nichols, Africa Correspondent Last Modified:03:02 a.m. DST, 17 December 2013 QUNU, South Africa – Last week, the beloved Nelson Mandela passed away at the age of 95, leaving behind hundreds of thousands of mourners across the globe. Mandela spent his entire life inspiring others and trying to make the world a better place, which […]

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Rebels Overthrow CAR President, Seize Bangui

25/03/2013

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President François Bozizé, Central African Republic, Photo by Brice Blondel for HDPTCAR

Alex Hamasaki, Student Intern Last Modified: 03:10 a.m. DST, 25 March 2013 BANGUI, Central African Republic – Rebels overthrew the Central African Republic’s President this Sunday. According to the Associated Press, the rebels, known as the coalition group Seleka,  declared that the country has “opened a new page in its history.” President Francois Bozize fled […]

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Oscar Pistorius Wows 2012 London Olympics

11/09/2012

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Oscar Pistorius, Blade Runner 2012 Olympics, Photo by All Sports Scene

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 00:05 AM EDT, 11 September 2012 LONDON, England – South Africa’s Oscar Pistorius, also known as the ‘Blade Runner,’ races wearing carbon fiber prosthetic blades because he was born without a fibula in both legs which were amputated before he was a year old. Pistorius is the first Paralympian to […]

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