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South Africa’s Desmond Tutu dies at age 90

– – South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu has died at the age of 90. The Nobel Peace prize laureate was instrumental in the fight that helped end apartheid in South Africa. He was a contemporary of anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, and is known for the movement to end the policy of racial segregation and discrimination enforced by the white minority government against… Read More
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South Africa: Zuma says apartheid regime treated him better

– – Former South African president Jacob Zuma has said that the apartheid government treated him better than the current one. Mr. Zuma was last week found guilty of contempt of court and sentenced to 15 months imprisonment. The verdict was delivered by the country’s constitutional court after the ex-president failed to appear and participate at the state capture inquiry.… Read More

South Africa arrests hundreds over xenophobic violence

Police arrest more than 300 for crimes against migrants, after violence kills eight and displaces more than 1,000. South Africa’s government has vowed to crack down on xenophobic violence, after arresting more than 300 people for a range of crimes against migrants. Authorities said on Sunday in Johannesburg that 307 suspects had been arrested for a range of xenophobic-related crimes.… Read More