Many blame South Africa's problems on the government and for the first time since 1994, the African National Congress faces meaningful opposition in an election. To provide some background, we talk with Andrew Meldrum, Africa Editor of the Global Post.
Terry Fitzpatrick reports from Cape Town on an effort to save threatened South African penguins. One conservation group is building special nesting igloos so more of the penguins will make it to adulthood.
A South African design team has come up with a plan for building affordable housing -- using sandbags. But the houses may still cost more than the South African government can afford. Correspondent Terry Fitzpatrick reports for The World from Cape Town.
South Africa's former leaders were criticized for downplaying the AIDS epidemic there. Now a new president and a new health minister are taking a different approach to fighting the disease. Rhoda Metcalfe reports on The World.
Abalone is considered a seafood delicacy and an aphrodisiac in Asia and it's found in South African waters, but the demand for the small sea snail is so great, that South Africa's abalone is threatened
Baboons and humans are butting heads in Cape Town, South Africa. Scores of the feisty primates have left nature preserves on the outskirts of town and are roaming neighborhoods, sometimes entering homes in search of food. Many residents are up in arms abo
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