Tag Archives: South Africa

‘Out of control’: Vigilante justice grips impoverished South African slum

DIEPSLOOT, South Africa – Ersido Ayele is still wearing the same pants, shirt and sweatshirt he had on when some 40 looters broke through the corrugated iron roof of his corner store almost three weeks ago. “They burned all my … Continue reading

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All-white town fights to preserve segregation in Mandela’s ‘Rainbow Nation’

KLEINFONTEIN, South Africa – An all-white enclave less than an hour from South Africa’s capital is fighting to hold on to a segregated life reminiscent of the country before Nelson Mandela toppled the apartheid regime. “We feel that our culture … Continue reading

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Mandela’s visible legacy: South Africa’s interracial couples no longer need to hide

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — South African couple Thithi Nteta and Dylan Lloyd have different accounts of how they met and fell in love. “We were friends for about a year,” said Nteta, a 28-year-old stylist. “I like to say that … Continue reading

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