Gauteng, South Africa News
Local news for Gauteng, South Africa continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.
2 hrs ago | Albany Times Union
In this undated photo courtesy of Michelle Faul, Ethel Pillay is shown with her daughters, from left, Carole, Danette and Michelle, who experienced South Africa's apartheid system when they traveled there to visit relatives.
Do gun control laws need to be more or less strict than they are now?
Do You Know Which Congress Members Are Criminals?
6 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee
Former UN Secretary-General and Chair of The Elders Kofi Annan, left, and former US President Jimmy Carter, right, speak to The Associated Press during an interview at a hotel in Johannesburg, South Africa Monday, Dec. 9, 2013.
7 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com
Benjamin Netanyahu's decision stood in contrast to the mad rush by world leaders to attend the event, and seemed to underscore the embattled Israeli leader's isolation on the world stage.
11 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com
15 hrs ago | WHDH
Thousands of South African police officers will be on hand at a ceremony honoring Nelson Mandela in a Soweto soccer stadium, and authorities will block access to the site if crowds become too large, officials said Monday.
15 hrs ago | KRCR
Mandela was remembered in old bedrocks of resistance to white domination as well as former bastions of loyalty to apartheid.
And none more interesting to me than this: "A critical, independent and investigative Press is the lifeblood of any democracy.
Bishop Mosa Sono summed up the mood in this extremely religious nation when he told thousands of worshippers at the Grace Bible Church in Soweto: "Thank God for Madiba."
For the first time since the war, Alvis Taylor returned to Pearl Harbor and recalled the surprise Japanese air attack that plunged America into World War II.
Children stand by a wall of flowers laid by mourners outside South African former president Nelson Mandela's home in Houghton, Johannesburg, on December 7, 2013 US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle will attend a South African national memorial service Tuesday in honor of late civil rights icon Nelson Mandela, a White House official said.
The remains of former president Nelson Mandela are being prepared to lie in state at the Union Buildings in Pretoria next week, Minister in the Presidency Collins Chabane said on Saturday.