US Department of State News: Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Meeting With Former South African President Motlanthe

WASHINGTON (STL.News) – The US Department of State (DOS) released the following statement: The below is attributable…

Top US diplomat suggests taking Cameroon to global forum

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The top United States diplomat to Africa says perhaps it’s time to take…

JOHANNESBURG | 3 killed in train collision in South Africa, responders say

JOHANNESBURG — Jan 08, 2019—Authorities in South Africa say a train collision in the capital has…

BANGKOK  | Philippines contestant Catriona Gray named Miss Universe

BANGKOK  — Catriona Gray of the Philippines was named winner of the Miss Universe 2018 competition…

JOHANNESBURG | Beyonce and other stars to perform at Mandela festival

JOHANNESBURG — Beyonce and other international stars have gathered in South Africa for a charity concert…

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina | The Latest: Mexico gives top award to Kushner

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — The Latest on the Group of 20 summit (all times local): 12:15…

JOHANNESBURG | Oprah offers rousing tribute to Mandela in S. Africa visit

JOHANNESBURG — Oprah Winfrey on Thursday delivered a rousing tribute to Nelson Mandela, a century after…

JOHANNESBURG | South Africa’s young rape survivors need counseling: MSF

JOHANNESBURG — A new study says many South African health facilities designated to help survivors of…

SEATTLE | ‘Explorer at heart’: American missionary killed in India

SEATTLE— John Allen Chau spent summers alone in a California cabin as a wilderness emergency responder,…

NEW DELHI | The Latest: visiting remote island was man’s last adventure

NEW DELHI— The Latest on the death of an American adventurer and missionary who was killed…

JOHANNESBURG | Tutu awards prize to US school shooting survivors

JOHANNESBURG — A group of young Americans who campaigned against gun violence after surviving a deadly…

WASHINGTON | US adds Russian-born South African to financial blacklist

WASHINGTON — U.S. authorities accused a Russian-born citizen of South Africa on Monday of taking part…

JOHANNESBURG | South African minister notes worry about graft prosecutions

JOHANNESBURG— A Cabinet minister in South Africa is citing concerns that efforts to prosecute people allegedly…

WASHINGTON | Trump nominates handbag designer as envoy to South Africa

WASHINGTON  — President Donald Trump has nominated a South Florida-based luxury fashion and handbag designer to…

JOHANNESBURG | South Africa highway crash kills at least 27, including kids

JOHANNESBURG — South Africa’s government says at least 27 people, including small children, have been killed…

JOHANNESBURG | Pik Botha, apartheid-era South African minister, dies at 86

JOHANNESBURG — Pik Botha, the last foreign minister of South Africa’s apartheid era and a contradictory…

JOHANNESBURG | South Africa’s finance minister resigns after testifying in corruption inquiry, president says

JOHANNESBURG— South Africa’s finance minister resigns after testifying in corruption inquiry, president says. By  Associated Press

NEW YORK | Amandla Stenberg: I’m still finding my voice

NEW YORK— Actress Amandla Stenberg was named after a 1989 Miles Davis album — a lush,…

HOUSTON | Rockets hope ‘Melo can help them to 1st title since 1995

HOUSTON — Houston Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta didn’t waste any time telling Carmelo Anthony why he…

UNITED NATIONS | Mandela statue unveiled at UN: ‘a reminder’ and inspiration

UNITED NATIONS  — U.N. leaders honored Nelson Mandela as an inspiration for the world body, an…

JOHANNESBURG | Mandela: A life of soaring symbolism, now harnessed by UN

JOHANNESBURG— Nelson Mandela’s South African journey from anti-apartheid leader to prisoner to president to global statesman…

South Africa | Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program Marks 40th Anniversary With Alumni Conference in Johannesburg, South Africa

South Africa – The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program will celebrate 40 years of bringing international…

JOHANNESBURG | South Africa to probe state dealings with German firm SAP

JOHANNESBURG — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has ramped up an anti-corruption drive, authorizing an investigation…

LONDON | UK’s May to visit Africa to boost post-Brexit fortunes

LONDON  — British Prime Minister Theresa May is set to visit Africa on a trade mission…

HARARE, Zimbabwe | A subdued Zimbabwe set for Mnangagwa’s inauguration, again

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe on Sunday prepared to inaugurate a president for the second time in…

NEW YORK | Fox’s Carlson stunned by reaction to stories on South Africa

NEW YORK— Fox News host Tucker Carlson said Friday he’s shocked his segments this week on…

JOHANNESBURG | South Africa blasts Trump over racially divisive tweet

JOHANNESBURG— The South African government lashed out at President Donald Trump on Thursday after he tweeted…

COPENHAGEN, Denmark | Swedish Air Force fighter jet crashes; pilot safe

COPENHAGEN, Denmark— A Swedish Air Force jet fighter crashed Tuesday near an air base in southern…

TORONTO | Nadal ends Tsitsipas’ Toronto run on Greek’s 20th birthday

TORONTO— Rafael Nadal won his 80th ATP World Tour title Sunday — and spoiled Stefanos Tsitsipas’…

ICHIHARA, Japan  | US overpowers South Africa 7-0 at women’s softball worlds

ICHIHARA, Japan  — Kristi Merritt and Sahvanna Jaquish homered as the United States beat South Africa…