Latest Stories Tagged: South Africa

Conflict & Justice

Geo answer

The answer to our Geo Quiz today is Cape Town, South Africa. That's where Nelson Mandela gave his first speech after being released from prison 20 years ago today. Cape Town resident Vanessa Watson remembers seeing Mandela that day right outside her home.

Global Politics

South African leader weds

South African President Jacob Zuma now has three wives after his latest wedding today. South Africans are divided on their attitudes toward polygamy. Jeb Sharp speaks with South African professor Penny Andrews about reactions to multiple wives.

Conflict & Justice

HIV positive soldiers

South Africa's military is now allowing HIV positive soldiers to be promoted and to serve in foreign deployments. In the U.S., those already in the military who test positive can continue to serve. From PRI's 'The World.'