Most Commented Stories Tagged: South Africa

Global Scan

Many considered Nelson Mandela a saint

Here are just a few of the many stories and memories about Nelson Mandela that people are sharing. Also, the US military says it will stop revealing hunger strikes at Guantanamo Bay. And we tell of a famous filmmaker who may pay a hefty price for violating China's one-child policy, while another man talks up the male pill. All that and more, in today's Global Scan.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

Anchor Marco Werman speaks to the leader of the group Tumi and the Volume. Tumi is from South Africa. He writes lyrics that promote political awareness and hopefully bring about positive change in South Africa.

Conflict & Justice

Geo Quiz Answer

We wanted to know where the new sci-fi spectacular, District 9, was filmed. The answer is Soweto, South Africa, specifically a district of Soweto called Chiawalo. Correspondent Geoffrey York went to Chiawalo to see what residents make of the movie.