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· April, 2010

Stories about South Africa from April, 2010

South Africa: The woes of a South African blogger

Project Me blogs about the woes of a South African blogger: “I know, it’s nearly half way through the day and still ni blog. Well that’s because I’m a South...

Africa: Driving With Fanon

Driving with Fanon is a new film by a South African artist Kwena Mokwena. It is about violence, memory and the human condition in post-colonial Africa.

Video: Discovering the Origins of a World Cup Song

You've probably heard the song, and Chief Boima of WFMU's Beware of the Blog in New Jersey decided to track down the origins of the “Waka Waka” song,  which is...

Madagascar: A Flurry of Alleged Coups as Mediation Resumes

After the Minister of the  Armed forces was fired on April 7th under allegation of a Coup attempt,   Achille52 wonders what the April 18th allegation of another Coup and the...

South Africa: MTN South African Music Awards 2010

Swazibella writes about MTN South African Music Awards 2010: “Friday the 16th of April saw Sun City's Royal Ballroom play host to some of South Africa's most slick and glamorous...

South Africa: Ticketing woes as 2010 World Cup approaches

The first day of FIFA World Cup Ticket sales in South Africa was characterized by chaos and one fan even died. More than 500,000 tickets are expected sold in local...

South Africa: On the murder of the leader of Afrikaner Resistance Movement

On the night of the 3rd of April 2010, the leader of the Afrikaans Weerstandsbeweging (AWB), an Afrikaner resistance movement, Eugene Terre'Blanche, was murdered. What do South Africa's digital citizens...

South Africa: Real threats to South African democracy

Pierre discusses the murder of the South African white supremacist, Eugene Tereblanche: “I really do not understand why everyone is making such a fuss about the murder of a completely...

South Africa: White supremacist leader killed

Africa Is a Country writes about the murder of the South African white supremacist leader, Eugene Terreblanche. He was hacked to death by his workers.

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