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World Feb 262 lions from Mideast war zones head to South African refuge
JOHANNESBURG — Two lions rescued from neglected zoos in war zones in Iraq and Syria were transported to South Africa on Monday to live at a sanctuary with other animals that survived harsh conditions in captivity elsewhere in the world.
World Feb 15Cyril Ramaphosa elected as South Africa’s new president
Cyril Ramaphosa was elected as South Africa's new president after the resignation of Jacob Zuma, whose scandals brought the storied African National Congress to its weakest point since taking power at the end of apartheid.
World Feb 14In televised address, Jacob Zuma resigns as South Africa’s president
Jacob Zuma resigned on Wednesday in a televised address to the nation, avoiding his almost certain ouster in a parliamentary vote scheduled for Thursday after years of corruption scandals.
World Feb 14South Africa’s president says ‘I will be out’
South African President Jacob Zuma said "I will be out" if parliament votes against him in a motion of no confidence set for Thursday.