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South Africa's "Dr Death", Wouter Basson, who headed the apartheid regime's germ warfare program, has been found guilty of unprofessional conduct by the country's health council.
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There have been fewer road deaths in the Western Cape since the beginning of the month than in the same period last year, while more than 500 people have died in accidents across the country.
By Stacey Dlamini There were two momentous occasions in the life of the Dlamini family over the past two weeks.
A young nurse was in surgery on Monday night while her father and brother lay dead after being attacked by wildebeest.
One of the world's most revered names, "Mandela" has also become a money-spinning brand that some fear may be abused and devalued by the very people supposed to protect it - his heirs.
When I first travelled in and around South Africa in 1998, I was struck by how good the roads were.
A Cape Town-based company is crafting eye-catching electric guitars out of repurposed oil cans, striking a chord with music fans around the world.
Fidel Castro was healthy and alert while speaking with a Spanish reporter about current events for 2 1/2 hours last week, the journalist told The Associated Press Monday.
Joyous crowds of black South Africans celebrated the unveiling of a new Nelson Mandela statue in Pretoria on Monday while many white Afrikaners on the other side of town expressed their worries about the country's future as they celebrated the 175th anniversary of a bloody victory over the indigenous Zulus.
Hone Harawira's office said the Te Tai Tokerau MP attended a memorial service for Mandela in Soweto.
The bogus sign language interpreter at last week's Nelson Mandela memorial service was among a group of people who accosted two men found with a stolen television and burned them to death by setting fire to tires placed around their necks, one of the interpreter's cousins and three of his friends told The Associated Press Monday.
Authorities say a 9-year-old Ohio girl has been found dead in a trash bin near her home hours after she was reported missing.
Nelson Mandela has been buried in the African ground he loved after a funeral ceremony that included a 21-gun salute and fly-overs by military aircraft as well as a eulogy by a traditional leader wearing an animal skin.
As Nelson Mandela's body was taken to his ancestral home of Qunu for burial, thousands lined the route to wish him farewell.
President Barack Obama's acknowledgement that his promise that Americans could keep their health insurance plan turned out to be inaccurate has been named the year's best quote.
The president of South Africa has paid tribute to Nelson Mandela as a "beacon of hope" as dignitaries from around the world gathered for the state funeral of the anti-apartheid hero.