Over the weekend, South African leader Jacob Zuma canceled a trip overseas following a wave of xenophobic violence against immigrants. David Smith of the Guardian joins Hari Sreenivasan via Skype from Johannesburg to discuss the backlash.
By Colleen Shalby
The dress seen ‘round the world last week has made a reappearance in a new Salvation Army campaign in South Africa.
By Jasmine Wright
Eugene de Kock, a former South African police colonel responsible for the torture and deaths of dozens during South Africa's apartheid government, will become a free man after South Africa’s government granted him parole Friday, according to The Associated…
By PBS NewsHour
Soweto, an enduring symbol of apartheid discrimination and impoverishment, is now home to the first microbrewery built in a black township. Special correspondent Martin Seemungal offers a look at South Africa's rising black middle class and what it means for…
By Victoria Fleischer
As the hours tick down to 2015, here at Art Beat we offer a final look at some of the artists we lost over the last year, whose lives and legacies are worth another goodbye.
By Larisa Epatko
When Madina Khsrawy was 13, she saw some boys skateboarding and asked them where she could learn. It’s not an unusual pastime -- unless you live in Afghanistan, and you’re a girl.
While adult penguins can survive 21 days without food, baby chicks cannot. Under normal conditions, the chicks would be out of their nests and able to survive the fast. But sparse fish populations around the South African shore limit chick’s…
By Victoria Fleischer
When the Apartheid regime fell in 1994, South Africa established the Constitutional Court. One of the original justices began collecting artwork for the court, with prominent South African artists donating the majority of pieces.
By News Desk
Conservationists across the globe are marking World Rhino Day on Monday, a day focused on five species of rhino, including black, white and Sumatran rhinos.
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