Most Shared Stories Tagged: South Africa

Conflict & Justice

Security at the soccer World Cup

The State Department issued a travel warning about visiting South Africa during next month's World Cup, Marco Werman speaks with Johan Burger at the Institute for Security Studies in South Africa about what his country is doing to keep people safe.

Arts, Culture & Media

World Cup singer dies

South African tenor, Siphiwo Ntshebe, the opera singer hand-picked by Nelson Mandela to perform at the opening ceremonies of the World Cup, died suddenly this week from acute bacterial meningitis. Anchor Marco Werman has more.


Baboons in the vineyard

South Africa's wine industry has been booming since the end of apartheid also ended sanctions that crippled most vineyards. But now there's a new threat. Wild baboons, it seems, have developed a taste for the grapes. Laura Lynch has the story.