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Griffin Shea

Griffin Shea

    Angola's Dos Santos wants another term to rebuild
    Angola's Dos Santos wants another term to rebuild
    President José Dos Santos, already in office for more than 33 years, has campaigned on his MPLA party's multibillion-dollar drive to pour...
    Thousands rally for Dos Santos ahead of Angola polls
    Thousands rally for Dos Santos ahead of Angola polls
    Supporters of Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos came in buses, minivans and a fleet of luxury SUVs to Angola's biggest stadium, on the...
    Inter-racial SA family grew in apartheid's shadow
    Inter-racial SA family grew in apartheid's shadow
    After Isaac and Joan Ngwenya moved into their home in Pietermaritzburg in 1993, a boy rode a bicycle past their driveway and shouted an epithet:...
    Outside chaotic Luanda, a new city rises
    Outside chaotic Luanda, a new city rises
    In a field 30km south of Angola's chaotic capital, a $3.5-billion city seems to rise from nothing, a showpiece in government's drive to build one...
    Mandela: 'I'm no saint'
    Mandela: 'I'm no saint'
    A new collection of Nelson Mandela's private papers reveals his years of heartache at missing his family while in prison and his wariness at...
    Strike strains Zuma's alliances
    Strike strains Zuma's alliances
    South Africa's week-long public-service strike has strained President Jacob Zuma's ties with leftist allies who helped propel him to power,...
    Madiba, Winnie mourn at great-granddaughter's funeral
    Madiba, Winnie mourn at great-granddaughter's funeral
    A grieving Nelson Mandela and his ex-wife, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, mourned at the funeral of their great-granddaughter, Zenani Mandela, on...
    Grieving Mandela to miss World Cup opener
    Grieving Mandela to miss World Cup opener
    A grief-stricken Nelson Mandela pulled out of the Soccer World Cup opening Friday after the death of his great-granddaughter cast a tragic shadow...
    South Africans gear up for World Cup
    South Africans gear up for World Cup
    In the final run-up to the World Cup, South Africans have snapped up tickets in a last-minute surge in local sales that will give the tournament a...
    Surfing gets homeless kids off Durban's streets
    Surfing gets homeless kids off Durban's streets
    A 14-year-old boy named Wonder clambers out of the ocean and on to Durban's South Beach, exhausted after hours of surfing, and collapses on the...
    SA preps for spotlight in World Cup draw
    SA preps for spotlight in World Cup draw
    South Africa is polishing up for the global spotlight during the Soccer World Cup draw in two weeks, eager to show it's ready for the games that on...
    'We can't go home empty-handed'
    'We can't go home empty-handed'
    Onias was 16 years old when he ran away from his home in rural Zimbabwe. Schools were shuttered and his village had run out of food. But after his...