Latest South Africa under apartheid Stories

2009-04-21 12:48:00

WASHINGTON, April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Welile Nhlapo, South African ambassador to the United States, Lucas Radebe, 2010 FIFA World Cup ambassador, and Sthu Zungu, president of South African Tourism-North America, will announce the arrangements for hosting the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa and address the tournament's economic and social impact on the nation at a National Press Club Newsmaker press conference and lunch at noon on Monday, April 27, in the First Amendment Lounge,...

2009-03-26 11:33:00

IRVINE, Calif., March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Incognegro: A Memoir of Exile and Apartheid, by Frank B. Wilderson, III, has won the 2008 American Book Award.

2009-03-11 06:56:00

JOHANNESBURG, March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (NYSE, JSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) is pleased to announce the appointments of Ms. Cheryl Carolus and Mr. Roberto Danino to the Board of Directors. Ms.

2008-10-05 12:00:09

By Donna Bryson Associated Press JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- When Richard Maponya did well as a clothes salesman, his white boss could not promote him under the rules of apartheid. So the boss offered instead to sell Maponya damaged clothes for cheap.

2008-07-19 12:00:20

A 90th birthday bash for anti-apartheid icon and Nobel peace prize-winner Nelson Mandela was held in the small South African village he calls home.

2008-07-19 09:00:00

Nelson Mandela sat beaming in a yellow armchair, his legs propped up on a large stool and covered with a pale yellow blanket.

2008-07-19 09:00:16

By Claire Soares He may be the world's adopted grandfather, but it was with his actual grandchildren that Nelson Mandela chose to celebrate his 90th birthday yesterday in the rural South African village he calls home.

2008-07-18 15:00:06

By Alan Roden City THE South African flag was flying from the City Chambers today as a series of events to celebrate Nelson Mandela's 90th birthday got under way across the Capital.

2008-07-18 09:00:11

By Celean Jacobson Associated Press QUNU, South Africa -- Gardeners mowed the lawn outside the tiny museum honoring local hero Nelson Mandela on Thursday, while a work crew laid new tarmac on the road outside his house and a school choir rehearsed a song they created especially for him.

2006-09-05 03:23:07

By Tom Miles CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in South Africa on Tuesday, starting a historic two-day visit on Tuesday which will see Russia stepping up investment in the country.

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