William Gumede, the executive chairperson of the Democracy Works Foundation in South Africa, discusses the recent civil unrest in South Africa with The World’s host Marco Werman.
This year's Women's March in the US is experiencing some tension at the top, but that hasn't slowed down other women across the globe who are also marching for their rights.
Two winners of the 2018 Goldman Environmental Prize were a team of grassroots activists from South Africa. Their efforts quashed a secret deal between Russia and the South African government to build expensive and wasteful nuclear power plants.
The legendary South African jazz musician and anti-apartheid activist Hugh Masekela died Jan. 23 in Johannesburg. He was 78.
Former bass player, Bakithi Kumalo, remembers late legendary South African jazz musician Hugh Masekela.
“It’s crazy that those four words were so impactful,” says Lesego Legobane. “I didn’t even dream of getting 10 retweets.”
“It’s got a burning vagina in the middle and there are all men — so it’s like they are warming themselves around a burning vagina. Which, to me, is pretty much South Africa.”
South African-born Gift Ngoepe debuts at second base for the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Thirty years ago, Paul Simon released the album "Graceland." He recorded it in South Africa, in the thick of the anti-apartheid struggle there.
The current drought in southern Africa is the worst in decades, and likely a harbinger of things to come as the region warms up and dries out as its climate changes. The drought is having real impact on one resident in a Pretoria township, and what governments in the region can do to help prepare for a hotter and drier future.
Marisa Kaplan had it all figured out. She flew to Johannesburg with a thawing turkey and turducken in the overhead bin. But then she hit a Thanksgiving brick wall.