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  1. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Judge who sentenced Pistorius to five years in prison a trailblazer herself

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 08:34pm by WASHPOST, MCT

    ... Agencies in Johannesburg Symbolism of a black woman jurist, Thokozile Masipa, weighing words of white male lawyers before sentencing white Olympian struck a chord Pistorius case judge ... on Masipa's shoulders. In 1998, she was only the second black woman to be appointed to the country's High Court. To this day, although the majority of the country's population is black, only ...

  2. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Oscar Pistorius jailed five years for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:27pm by Reuters

    ... later, an armoured police vehicle carrying Pistorius- still dressed in dark suit, white shirt and black tie- left the building through a throng of reporters for Pretoria Central Prison. ...

  3. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Pistorius faces sentencing over girlfriend’s death after divisive trial

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 04:57pm by Reuters

    ... sentence would be likely to spark public anger, fuelling a perception among black South Africans that, 20 years after the end of apartheid, wealthy whites can still secure preferential justice. “At ... repercussions The decision by 66-year-old Masipa, only the second black woman to rise to South Africa’s bench, to absolve Pistorius of murder drew criticism from many legal experts and the public ...

  4. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Oscar Pistorius gets little sympathy from Steenkamp family and friends

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:55am by GDN

    ... head shot. I thought her hair's black again, but then your brain processes it and you realise it's blood." When a teenager, the victim participated in the Miss Port Elizabeth ...

  5. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Jacob Zuma appoints South Africa’s first black finance minister

    Posted May 26th 2014, 10:24pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Johannesburg First black finance chief for South Africa is part of drive for social transformation Zuma opts for change as cabinet is unveiled South African President Jacob Zuma has tapped junior minister Nhlanhla Nene to become the country's first black finance minister as he unveiled his new cabinet a day after taking office. The appointment ...

  6. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Babies' deaths underscore South African water supply problems

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:35am by AFP

    ... to power of the African National Congress in 1994, the access of black people to cities was limited and infrastructure favoured the few. While the government has admitted "widespread ...

  7. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    South African black leader scraps week-old electoral pact

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 07:11pm by Reuters

    ... it represents the interests of the white minority, against the ruling African National Congress (ANC). Her change of heart frustrates the party’s drive to woo black voters from President Jacob Zuma’s ... to the Democratic Alliance had led some to accuse the physician and author of opportunism, and had threatened her standing among the black majority as the partner of Biko, who was beaten to death ...

  8. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Burglars raped my wife, reveals South African President Jacob Zuma

    Posted May 06th 2014, 09:09pm by AFP

    ... renovations, which included a swimming pool, a helipad and a private clinic, and ordered him to pay back part of the costs. "Why should I be charged for it if some people inflated prices?" he ... areas underdeveloped and deprived black South Africans of education, he said. Additional reporting by The Guardian ...

  9. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Mandela ambulance to hospital broke down

    Posted Jun 22nd 2013, 05:21pm by Agence France-Presse in Johannesburg

    ... The ambulance had engine trouble on its way from the 94-year-old Mandela’s Johannesburg home to a specialist heart clinic in Pretoria, some 55km away. Doctors are “satisfied” that Mandela, who ... complement including intensive care specialists and ICU nurses”. Mandela, who became South Africa’s first black president in 1994, was taken to hospital in the early hours of June 8. Officials have ...

  10. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    20 years after first all-race elections, divide between rich and poor remains

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 05:04am by AP

    ... the nation's majority blacks and other oppressed groups broke the shackles of white rule. But as South Africa marked the 20th anniversary of multiracial democracy yesterday, the achievements ... beggars stand at many intersections in affluent areas. Last week, one black man stood before a passing stream of Mercedes, BMWs and other luxury cars holding a sign that read: "Help me ...




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