Lady Gaga isn’t taking yesterday’s attack by Die Antwoord quietly. “Fatty Fatty Boom Boom” The South African Zef rap group released amusic video for their single “Fatty Boom Boom” that depicts a very obvious Lady Gaga-lookalike in a not-so-flattering way. The impostor Gags is put through the ringer, ending the video by being […]
Nelson Mandela didn’t know how to fire a rifle when he formed the underground military movement of the African National Congress in the 1950s. For help, he called on Arthur Goldreich, a Jewish South African artist who despised apartheid and had fought in the 1948 war that achieved Israeli independence
They fell in love in Johannesburg.
Nelson Mandela has always felt most at ease around children, and in some ways his greatest deprivation was that he spent 27 years without hearing a baby cry or holding a child’s hand. Last month, when I visited Mandela in Johannesburg a frailer, foggier Mandela than the one I used to know his first instinct was to spread his arms to my two boys
News that U.S. President Barack Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize has been as polarizing as his embattled healthcare reform plans
The atmosphere was tense in Cape Town on Friday after xenophobic violence that has left more than 40 dead in Johannesburg spread to South Africa’s largest city. Clashes overnight resulted in one death and 15 arrests and the evacuations of 420 foreign nationals, a police official in Cape Town said. “Crowds of people went on a rampage, looting and carrying out acts of violence,” said Cape Town Police Superintendent Billy Jones.
South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius is said to be ‘fine’ after requiring surgery in Johannesburg on head and facial injuries sustained in a boating accident. The 22-year-old double amputee, known as Blade Runner due to his prosthetic legs, was with friends on the Vaal River when his boat hit an unknown object.