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.
The former South African president's face will appear on bills of all denominations by the end of year. Current President Jacob Zuma said the gesture was meant to express the South African people's "deep gratitude."
A new TV ad from the South Africa-based chicken restaurant chain, Nando's, is prompting laughs and raising some eye brows. The ad features look-a-likes for a slew of tyrants from Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe to the late Muammar Gaddafi of Libya.
Though he's still living, Nelson Mandela, the revered former leader of South Africa, makes fewer and fewer public appearances. Now 93, many South Africans are preparing for the day Nelson Mandela will no longer be alive.
South Africans are calling for radical changes in their police force in the aftermath of a grim video showing local police dragging a man behind a police van. Anchor Marco Werman talks with New York Times correspondent Lydia Polgreen in Johannesburg.
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.