A documentary tells the story of National Wake, a South African punk band that challenged the country's apartheid divisions in the 1970's. Unfortunately, the group didn't last very long, as reporter Mirissa Neff tells us.
South African couple Monique Joubert and Rui Moca promised each other that next time it snowed in Johannesburg they would get married. So when it snowed Tuesday, they called a local radio station and organized it in three hours.
With very little information available regarding the deteriorating health of South Africa's former-President Nelson Mandela, foreign media is waiting outside the hospital for him to either die or dramatically improve. Their vigil is angering some South Africans, including parts of the Mandela family.
Rwanda's exiled former spy chief has turned up dead in a South African hotel room with signs of strangulation. New Yorker staff writer Philip Gourevitch says political feuds within the Rwandan government have a long history of spilling across the country's borders.