REGGIE TALES The Vuvuzela
Wikipedia defines the vuvuzela as:
a blowing horn up to approximately 1 m (3 ft 3 in) in length. It is commonly blown by fans at football matches in South Africa. The instrument is played using a simp... Posted on 6/16/10 at 3:00 AM
When did our ancestors first use fire? That's been a long-running debate, and now a new study concludes the earliest firm evidence comes from about 1 million years ago in a South African cave. The ash and burnt bone samples found there suggest fires frequently burned in that spot, researchers said Monday.
VIDEO: Watch at bottom of article. Former President Nelson Mandela was released from the hospital Sunday after an overnight stay for minor diagnostic surgery to determine the cause of an abdominal complaint, a spokesman for the country's current leader said.
Madagascar's toppled president tried to end his exile in South Africa today, but his commercial plane was forced to turn back mid-flight when his landing was blocked by the populist former disc jockey who toppled him.
Winfrey's school is an attempt to wield philanthropy and celebrity against South Africa's social and educational crises. High-achieving students from poor families were admitted after a rigorous application process in which Winfrey was deeply involved, and she has visited regularly to counsel her girls.
Tens of thousands of chanting and dancing revelers waved the green and gold colors of the African National Congress as Africa's oldest liberation movement celebrated its 100th anniversary Sunday, though many South Africans say the party hasn't delivered on its promises since taking power in 1994.
Some ministers and top climate negotiators left Durban without an agreement today, with time running out and the prospect of an inconclusive end jeopardizing new momentum in the fight against global warming.
Mpumi Nobiva was raised by her grandmother in a neighborhood beset by poverty and crime after her mother died of AIDS. Now one of the first to graduate from Oprah Winfrey's school, she is headed to college in North Carolina.
‘Voices of Hope’ draws from the lives of abused kids “The Journey of Mouse” and two dozen other stories written and collected by Marita Rademeyer, social worker Edith Kriel and Kriel’s mother Else Rohrs, a retired school teacher, have been compiled into a new book, “Voices of Hope.
UPDATED 8:39 P.M. An acclaimed outdoorsman who wrote movingly about testing himself against nature is presumed dead after a crocodile snatched him from his kayak while he led an American expedition from the source of the White Nile into the heart of Congo.
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