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Siphiwe Sibeko

Singing and dancing as South Africa's national airline returns to the skies

Sep 23 2021

JOHANNESBURG Jubilant South African Airways (SAA) staff at the country's biggest airport broke into song and dance on Thursday as the airline took to the skies for the first time in around a year. | Video

Ghana cashes in on slave heritage tourism

Aug 20 2019

ASSIN MANSO, GHANA In a clearing at the turnoff to Assin Manso, a billboard depicts two African slaves in loincloths, their arms and legs in chains. Beside them are the words, "Never Again!"

Retracing a slave route in Ghana, 400 years on

Aug 03 2019

ADIDWAN, Ghana Nana Assenso stands at the grave of his uncle, remembering the man he loved but also a past that has haunted his family for generations. | Video

Zimbabwe's dingy trains mirror economic decline

Oct 05 2018

HARARE Dark, dirty and slow, Zimbabwe's trains, like much else in the impoverished southern African country, have seen better days.

White unionized workers protest at Sasol plant over black share scheme

Sep 05 2018

SASOLBURG, South Africa Hundreds of workers from South Africa's mainly white Solidarity union staged a brief protest outside Sasol's chemicals plant in Sasolburg on Wednesday over a share scheme offered exclusively to black staff.

Mozambique opposition leader and ex-guerrilla Dhlakama dies

May 03 2018

MAPUTO, - Former Mozambican guerrilla leader Afonso Dhlakama, who was due to run for the presidency next year, died on Thursday aged 65.

Weeping South Africans say goodbye to slain captain Meyiwa

Nov 01 2014

DURBAN Thousands of weeping South Africans wearing red or black soccer jerseys said farewell to murdered national team goalkeeper and captain Senzo Meyiwa at a packed stadium in the Indian Ocean city of Durban on Saturday. | Video

Weeping South Africans say goodbye to slain captain Meyiwa

Nov 01 2014

DURBAN Thousands of weeping South Africans wearing red or black soccer jerseys said farewell to murdered national team goalkeeper and captain Senzo Meyiwa at a packed stadium in the Indian Ocean city of Durban on Saturday. | Video

Weeping South Africans say goodbye to slain captain Meyiwa

Nov 01 2014

DURBAN Thousands of weeping South Africans wearing red or black soccer jerseys said farewell to murdered national team goalkeeper and captain Senzo Meyiwa at a packed stadium in the Indian Ocean city of Durban on Saturday.

Witness: Pistorius asked friend to 'take blame' for restaurant gunshot

Mar 05 2014

PRETORIA "Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius told a friend to take the blame for him accidentally firing a pistol under the table in a packed Johannesburg restaurant in January 2013, a month before he killed his girlfriend, his murder trial heard on Wednesday. | Video

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