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Sudan Police Ordered Not to Shoot Protesters

KHARTOUM/WASHINGTON/JUBA Protesters in Khartoum are continuing to demand the resignation of President Omar al-Bashir, staging a sit-in Tuesday outside army headquarters, where heavy gunfire was heard. Reported attempts by government security forces to break up the crowds led to the …

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Posted in Politics

Listen: Banyana Banyana midfielder Leandra Smeda talking about the Jamaica clash, WC preparations and her new club

Banyana Banyana midfielder Leandra Smeda is confident that the squad is on the right track with preparations for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup scheduled for France in June.

The Sweden-based hard-tackling player was speaking after South Africa’s 1-1 draw …

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Hungary: ‘Porgy and Bess’ Cast Asked to Be African American

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY The Hungarian State Opera has asked the nearly all-white cast for its production of “Porgy and Bess” to self-identify as African American.

The Hungarian performers were asked to sign a statement declaring that “African-American origin and identity is …

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Posted in Key Issues

South Africa rhino poacher killed by elephants, eaten by lions

JOHANNESBURG A suspected rhino poacher was trampled to death by an elephant and his body devoured by lions in South Africa’s Kruger National Park, officials said Monday.

South African rangers have recovered the skull of the man in the vast …

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Posted in Food and Beverages

Don’t bring your political or religious regalia to stadiums, SAFA

The South African Football Association (SAFA) has noted a new trend in which supporters of political parties attend football matches displaying and promoting political or religious t-shirts, flags and other regalia.

Football is apolitical in its nature and we should …

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