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· January, 2012

Stories about South Africa from January, 2012

South Africa: Student Anti-Racism Poster Causes a Stir

South Africa's Democratic Alliance Students Organisation recently released a controversial poster as part of their anti-racism campaign, which shows a naked mixed-race couple embracing. The poster has caused a huge...

South Africa: The Blogosphere's Take on ANC's 100 Years

The African National Congress (ANC) has just celebrated its 100 years in existence in South Africa, moving from a radical resistance movement to the leading political party in the country....

Black Women in European Politics: from Struggle to Success

Nowadays, it is a common to witness African-born women with successful careers in Europe. Despite the evident challenges, many have also distiguished themselves in politics. Still, it was not so...

South Africa: Braille Burgers and Social Media

A fast food chain in South Africa  delivered 15 burgers to organizations for the Blind: through social media, the story of those 15 burgers reached more than 800,000  people, letting...

South Africa: On #ANC100 Debate

Mohammed Keita shows how #ANC100 debate lays bare divisions over South Africa media: “The lively social media debate illustrated both the discomfort many Africans feel toward criticism of their leaders,...

South Africa: Remembering Henry Nxumalo

M. Keita remembers Henry Nxumalo, the pioneer of undercover investigative journalism in South Africa: “Just over 55 years ago, on New Year's Eve 1957, trailblazing South African journalist Henry Nxumalo...

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