South African comedian Nik Rabinowitz grew up on a farm outside Cape Town with speakers of Xhosa, an African language distinctive for its clicking consonants. “I like to think of myself as the white sheep of the family,” he jokes.
The holy month of Ramadan comes to an end this weekend. It's celebrated by Muslims all over the world, including in a community in Cape Town, South Africa. Reporter Sonia Narang went to visit a family there preparing for the Ramadan break-fast.
Pharrell Williams' feel-good music video for "Happy" inspired fans around the globe to create dance moves to his hit song. Now, he wants to harness that energy to promote the United Nations' International Day of Happiness.
In Khayelitsha, police are often accused of not doing their job. Citizens say they are forced to take justice into their own hands. Alleged criminals are often put to death by mobs, in full view of children.
We have created a new Twitter account — @PRISchoolYear — and are handing over the keys to teachers around the world. Every week or so, a new teacher will share a bit about what things are like in his or her classroom.
On the way to Khayelitsha, reporter Anders Kelto's path is blocked by angry protesters, portable toilets, and a burning truck. Meanwhile, at COSAT, students debate the role of violent protests in post-apartheid South Africa.