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South Africa

  1. international affairs
    Trevor Noah to Host ‘Self-Deportation Edition’ of The Daily Show in South AfricaNoah will take viewers on a tour of his hometown on Monday.
  2. travel
    Curry Buffets, Sunny Beaches, and Africa’s Oldest Botanic Gardens in DurbanHead to this warm South African port town for a relaxing break from the more bustling Johannesburg.
  3. Trump Echoes Neo-Nazi Propaganda About South Africa (That He Heard on Fox News)Data show there is no “large scale” killing of white farmers in South Africa. But the alt-right, neo-Nazis – and now, the U.S. president – disagree.
  4. the urbanist: cape town
    Go Deeper: What to Read, Watch, and Download Before Visiting Cape TownOur list of essentials includes Nelson Mandela’s memoir, the Rodriguez documentary, and a handy local restaurant app.
  5. the urbanist: cape town
    Penguin Beaches, Storybook Villages, and Other Ways to Escape Cape TownFive unique destinations within a couple hours’ drive of the Mother City, hand-picked by locals we trust.
  6. the urbanist: cape town
    Art, Art Everywhere: The Gallery Hopper’s Guide to Cape TownThe city has everything a burgeoning art capital could need: thriving art schools, a booming gallery scene, and endless sources of inspiration.
  7. the urbanist: cape town
    Your Perfect Saturday Night — or Thursday — in Cape TownEat in a parking lot, take a full-moon hike, and throw back cocktails with major views of Table Mountain.
  8. the urbanist: cape town
    A Top Sommelier’s Lowdown on the Western Cape WinelandsThanks to a temperate climate and fertile terrain, Cape Town is surrounded by distinct wine regions. Here’s how to tell them apart.
  9. the urbanist: cape town
    The Best Markets in Cape Town, According to LocalsEach one draws different crowds for different reasons: delicious global food, indie fashion finds, and great live entertainment.
  10. the urbanist: cape town
    How to Shop Like a Local in Cape TownTwo fashion-industry insiders tell us where they go for python bags, hand-painted busts, and lattice-weave bathrobes.
  11. the urbanist: cape town
    What Travelers Should Know About Cape Town’s Water CrisisThe city is battling an unprecedented drought, but don’t cancel your vacation plans — just be more conscientious.
  12. the urbanist: cape town
    Where the Locals Would Stay in Cape Town If They Weren’t LocalWhat constitutes a “budget” hotel room in the Mother City is often much nicer than it needs to be.
  13. the urbanist: cape town
    Week 4: Cape Town Is Crazy Beautiful — and Buzzing With Creative EnergyYes, there are mountains you must climb and beaches you must bask upon, but the beauty of the Mother City is not merely skin deep.
  14. health scares
    What You Need to Know About the World’s Worst-Ever Listeria OutbreakIt’s infected 1,000 people and killed 180 so far in Africa.
  15. vulture guides
    Kendrick Lamar’s Black Panther Soundtrack Spotlights These South African ArtistsHow Kendrick Lamar incorporated the music of South Africa into his Wakanda.
  16. portfolio
    The Photographer Who Considers Herself More of a ‘Visual Activist’South African artist Zanele Muholi’s self-portraits seem familiar at first, but the details tell a bigger story.
  17. assault
    Did Zimbabwe’s First Lady Beat a Model With an Extension Cord?Grace Mugabe is accused of assaulting 20-year-old model Gabriella Engels.
  18. video
    Trevor Noah on South African Feminists: ‘The Most Dangerous Freedom Fighters’“I grew up in a world that was very matriarchal.”
  19. roll clip!
    Trevor Noah Talks Fierce South African Feminists“I grew up in a world that was very matriarchal.”
  20. sexual assault
    Women Hung 3,000 Pairs of Underwear in the Street to Raise Awareness About RapeThe number supposedly matches the number of rapes that occur in South Africa every day.
  21. freedom
    Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) Allowed to Leave South Africa After Long Legal BattleHe won’t be permitted to reenter the country.
  22. crimes of motherhood
    How a Teen Girl Learned She Was Abducted As a BabyZephany Nurse realized she’d been kidnapped after she unknowingly befriended her actual sister.
  23. South African Virginity Scholarship Found to Be ‘Fundamentally Discriminatory’Ya don’t say.
  24. good ideas
    This Genius Campaign Is Giving Menstrual Cups to Girls in South AfricaMore of this.
  25. Horrible Customers
    Oxford Student Refuses to Tip Server Because She’s WhiteHe said he was “unable to stop smiling” after she cried “typical white tears.”
  26. love and war
    Virginity Scholarship Introduced in South Africa“As long as the child can produce a certificate that she is still a virgin,” the grant will be renewed.
  27. Oscar Pistorius Is Out of Prison and Under House Arrest in a Huge MansionThe South African Olympic athlete will complete his sentence for the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp at his uncle’s house in Pretoria. 
  28. interview
    Talking to the Doctor Behind the World’s First Successful Penis Transplant“Why is the penis so important to us? I’m not sure, but it is,” says Dr. Andre van der Merwe.
  29. faces and phases
    See Zanele Muholi’s Powerful Portraits of the LGBTI Experience in South AfricaZanele Muholi’s photographs aim to increase visibility of LGBTI individuals in her community.
  30. Pistorius Could Be Out of Prison in 10 MonthsThe law only requires him to serve one sixth of his term.
  31. Doctors Say Oscar Pistorius Knew Right From Wrong When He Killed Girlfriend The Olympian’s murder trial was paused after a psychiatrist testified that he had an anxiety disorder.
  32. Pistorius to Undergo Mental Health EvaluationThe Olympian’s lengthy murder trial to drag on even longer.
  33. Fake Sign-Language Interpreter From Mandela Memorial Resurfaces in Strange AdA company pulled Thamsanqa Jantjie out of a psychiatric hospital to film it.
  34. Oscar Pistorius Insists He Did Not Fire at the Woman He Shot Multiple TimesThe Olympian’s testimony is still going and still intense.
  35. Oscar Pistorius Will Sell His House to Cover Legal FeesAccording to his lawyer, the Olympian “cannot contemplate ever returning to live there again.”
  36. How Oscar Pistorius Might Avoid Prison South Africa’s legal system is quite different from America’s.
  37. Nelson Mandela Buried in HometownA village called Qunu.
  38. Mandela Memorial’s Fake-Sign-Language Guy Has a Violent, Criminal Past Thamsanqa Jantjie has been accused of rape and murder, among other things.
  39. Fake-Sign-Language Guy: I Was HallucinatingI was in a very difficult position.”
  40. Man Does Fake Sign Language at Mandela MemorialDeaf people notice these things. 
  41. President Obama Visited Nelson Mandela’s FamilyHe will not see Mandela himself, who remains in critical condition.
  42. Nelson Mandela Is in Critical ConditionJust when his health was said to be improving.
  43. Nelson Mandela Is Back in the HospitalAnother health scare for the former South African president.
  44. Nelson Mandela Is Out of the Hospital After the latest in a string of health scares.
  45. Oscar Pistorius’s Brother Also Facing Homicide Trial He killed a motorcyclist in a 2008 traffic accident.
  46. Lead Pistorius Investigator Taken Off ‘Long Haul’ CaseReplaced by the top police detective.
  47. Pistorius Detective Faces His Own Attempted Murder ChargesAccused of shooting up a van while drunk.
  48. The Case Against Oscar Pistorius Grows Stronger [Updated]Police found a bloody cricket bat in the athlete’s home.
  49. Now We Know What Kind of Dancer Hillary Clinton IsA pretty decent one!
  50. Mediavore
    Acme Markets to Cut 800 More Jobs; Say Hello to South African Fried ChickenPlus: savoring every bite keeps French woman from getting fat; and people are still leery of genetically modified salmon, all in our morning news roundup.
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