2010 Fine Art, a Cape Town-based company, commissioned more than 100 artists from around the globe to create works inspired by the 2010 FIFA World Cup. General Manager Rob Spaull describes the project. All images courtesy of 2010 Fine Art.
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…
By Tom LeGro
As if soccer fans need help getting excited about the FIFA World Cup in South Africa, the nation's tourism office has created the Diski -- a dance to commemorate the tournament, the first ever on the continent.
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By Arts Desk
Dennis Brutus was a South African poet and activist up until his death on Saturday at the age of 85 at his home in Cape Town.
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.
By PBS NewsHour
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.
By PBS NewsHour
The African National Congress swept to victory in South Africa's parliamentary elections last week, and the nation's presumed next president, Jacob Zuma, promised to improve public services and fight corruption.
Male circumcision, which was recommended in 2007 by the World Health Organization as a prevention method for HIV, is receiving new attention from countries like South Africa that are struggling to fight the epidemic.
By Admin and PBS NewsHour
A mobile health project in South Africa is using cell phone text messages to reach people in even the most remote areas of the country to encourage them to get information and counseling on HIV/AIDS.
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