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University Of Cape Town Students Mourn The Death Of Uyinene Mrwetyana

The 19-year-old film and media student was raped and killed by a post office employee. She was laid to rest Sept. 7.

First Black African Headed To Space Dies In A Motorcycle Accident

Mandla Maseko was affectionately known as "Afronaut." He was 30 years old.

Uzo Aduba, Debra Lee And More Honor Nelson Mandela’s Life And Legacy

Six years after Nelson Mandela's death, his teachings continue to change and inspire South Africa and the world.

Poacher Trampled By Elephants And Eaten By Lions In South Africa

According to reports, a poacher in South Africa met his demise by being trampled by elephants and subsequently eaten by lions. Per The Sun, four poachers alerted…

Beyonce Pens Open Letter To Nelson Mandela In Light Of Global Citizen’s Mandela 100

On Wednesday (Nov. 28), a South African newspaper published a Beyonce-penned open letter to Nelson Mandela ahead of the highly-anticipated Mandela 100. Written for the So…

Instead Of A White Savior, A Black Man Is The Hero In The African Western ‘Five Fingers For Marseilles’

In South Africa, residents of the humble Marseilles commence with the day's chores. A group of ragtag boys known as the Five Fingers gather on the side of a mountain…

Man Protesting The Destruction Of His Home Arrested For Throwing Infant Child Off Roof

A man’s disturbing motive to save his home nearly turned fatal when he threw his child from his roof during a standoff with police. The incident took place Thursday…

South African Government Hosts National Funeral For Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Prominent apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela will be commemorated with an official state funeral by the South African government, ABC News reports. South Africa…

White South African Woman Gets Three Years In Jail For Racist Rant Against Black Police Officer

A white South African woman received jail time for launching into a racist tirade against a black police officer who attempted to help her after her car was apparently…