Tag: South Africa

South Africa’s ex-president Zuma says he’ll appeal jail term

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NKANDLA, South Africa — Ignoring efforts to defuse a tense standoff, former South African President Jacob Zuma told hundreds of supporters gathered outside his...

Semenya misses Tokyo, may be forced out of Olympics for good

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CAPE TOWN, South Africa — This could be it for Caster Semenya and the Olympics. ...

Namibia teenagers out of Olympic 400 over testosterone level

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CAPE TOWN, South Africa — Two 18-year-old female runners from Namibia won't be allowed to run in the 400 meters at the Tokyo Olympics...

Namibia teenagers out of Olympic 400 over testosterone level

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CAPE TOWN, South Africa — Two 18-year-old female runners from Namibia won't be allowed to run in the 400 meters at the Tokyo Olympics...

Driven by delta variant, COVID-19 surges across Africa

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JOHANNESBURG — Driven by the delta variant, a new wave of COVID-19 is sweeping across the African continent where new cases, hospital admissions, and...

Driven by delta variant, COVID-19 surges across Africa

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JOHANNESBURG — Driven by the delta variant, a new wave of COVID-19 is sweeping across the African continent where new cases, hospital admissions, and...

South Africa’s ruling ANC tries to defuse standoff over Zuma

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JOHANNESBURG — South Africa‚Äôs ruling African National Congress party has sent some of its top leaders to defuse rising tensions over the pending arrest...

African leaders gather to pay respects to Kenneth Kaunda

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LUSAKA, Zambia — African leaders have gathered with ordinary Zambians to attend a memorial service Friday for Kenneth Kaunda, the nation's founding president and...

African leaders gather to pay respects to Kenneth Kaunda

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LUSAKA, Zambia — African leaders have gathered with ordinary Zambians to attend a memorial service Friday for Kenneth Kaunda, the nation's founding president and...

South Africa’s Zuma doesn’t say if he will comply with jail

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JOHANNESBURG — Former South African president Jacob Zuma has denounced the 15-month prison sentence he has been given by the country's highest court and...