Boulder-Size Asteroid Burns Up Over Africa Hours After Its DiscoveryA boulder-size asteroid, roughly six feet across, disintegrated harmlessly over Botswana, eight hours after first being detected.
Anti-Apartheid Activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Dies At 81Nelson Mandela's ex-wife Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, an anti-apartheid activist in her own right whose reputation was sullied by scandal, has died. She was 81.
South African Jazz Musician Hugh Masekela Dies At 78Hugh Masekela, the legendary South African jazz musician and anti-apartheid activist, has died after a decade-long fight with cancer. He was 78.
Former Aussie Sniper Joins Battle Against Rhino, Elephant PoachersA former soldier for the Australian military is now an animal activist using skills honed in combat to fight the scourge of poaching in South Africa,
Hiker's Guide To South AfricaMake plans for the most unique hiking experience you will ever have. South Africa offers a variety of hiking adventures that you will not be able to enjoy anywhere else in the world.
Bay Area Couple's African Safari Becomes A Prison Nightmare After They're Accused Of PoachingA Peninsula couple on safari in Africa ended up in a Tanzanian prison, facing a 20-year sentence for poaching. After spending $60,000 on bribes and fines, they are home.
Scientists Discover Fossils Of ‘Human-Like’ Creature, New Branch Of Evolutionary TreeScientists announced Thursday the discovery of a new branch on the collective family tree of humanity; an "almost human" creature.
Where In The World Is Same-Sex Marriage Legal?As America awaits the Supreme Court decision on whether to make same-sex marriage the law of the land in the United States, here is a list of other countries around the world where it already is.
UC Berkeley Remembers MandelaHundreds gathered at a memorial for Nelson Mandela at UC Berkeley’s Sproul Plaza. Guests speakers recalled the university’s role in the struggle to end apartheid in the 1980s.
Memorials To Nelson Mandela Held At San Francisco, Oakland City HallsA day after world leaders gathered in South Africa to honor the life of former South African president and anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela, San Francisco and Oakland held memorials for him at their respective city halls Wednesday.
Oakland Boys Choir To Sing At Mandela Memorial In DCAn Oakland boys' choir jetted off to Washington, D.C., Tuesday as invited performers at a national memorial event for former South African President Nelson Mandela on Wednesday.