Distance and money will prevent millions of South Africans from getting to see the FIFA World Cup while it takes place in their own country next month. That’s why South African filmmaker Don Edkins created Soccer Cinema, a traveling theater that has been screening soccer-themed films in small communities all over the country since April.
The late Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., is well-known for his efforts in the domestic policy front, but in the diplomatic arena he also used his high-profile status to help galvanize support for anti-apartheid efforts in South Africa. Continue reading
New South African President Jacob Zuma replaced Barbara Hogan as health minister this week, in a move that disappointed many in the HIV/AIDS advocacy and medical community. Continue reading