Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Will Ross about the political shift in South Africa. Today, the country's ruling party, the African National Congress, passed over current leader, President Thabo Mbeki. It chose the ANC's vice president Jacob Zuma as the party's next chief.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Archbishop Desmond Tutu about South Africa's ruling ANC government. Critics say its falling short in providing proper housing and health care to its people...especially in the country's black townships.
Thabo Mbeki has been president of South Africa since 1999. He's credited with completing the country's transition to democracy. But he's also known for downplaying the AIDS crisis there. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with writer Mark Gevisser, who spent ten years researching a new book about the South African president. It's called "Thabo Mbeki: A Dream Deferred."
A South African court handed down an 18-year jail term to German engineer Gerhard Wisser for his involvement in an international nuclear smuggling ring...but then suspended the sentence when he pleaded guilty in another case.
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
Many farmers in the western part of South Africa are finding that the weather is changing: the seasons are coming later and rains are less predictable than in previous years. In the town of Niewoudtville, a group of organic rooibos, or red bush, tea farme
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