South Africans

JOHANNESBURG | Power cuts hit South Africa, hurting economy

JOHANNESBURG— South Africa’s troubled power utility has been implementing a series of power cuts nationwide, intensifying concern about attempts to spur growth in one of Africa’s biggest economies. State-owned Eskom on Tuesday announced another day of scheduled electricity cuts in what it said was “a measure of last resort to protect the power system from … Continue reading JOHANNESBURG | Power cuts hit South Africa, hurting economy

‘We’ve arrived:’ South Africans cheer ‘Black Panther’ launch

JOHANNESBURG /February 16, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —South Africans have cheered the local premiere of “Black Panther” and have quickly begun dissecting the way actors pronounced the local isiXhosa language used in the film’s fictional kingdom of Wakanda. Actresses Lupita Nyong’o and Danai Gurira were applauded Friday night along with the South African actors who played roles … Continue reading ‘We’ve arrived:’ South Africans cheer ‘Black Panther’ launch