South Africa

Baby Elephant Tries To Charge At Tourists - And It's AdorableA group of travelers were touring Kruger National Park in South Africa when an elephant charged at their open-air vehicle.
Team World Wins First Ever NBA Africa Exhibition GameThe NBA put on a show in its first exhibition game in Africa on Saturday — starting with a dunk straight from the tip-off by Luc Mbah a Moute.
'Black And Blue' Takes On New Meaning When #TheDress Is Used In Domestic Violence PSAThe dress that inspired days of debate over its actual color is back in the news, this time driving home an important social issue.
Nelson Mandela Laid To Rest In Ancestral VillageBig guns fired a salute in the rural village where Nelson Mandela grew up and military servicemen marched stiffly behind his casket on a winding dirt road Sunday as South Africa said goodbye for the last time to the man who reconciled the country in its most vulnerable period.
Nelson Mandela Remembered By Fellow Congregants At First A.M.E. ChurchMore than 1,000 First A.M.E. church members paid their respects at the morning service, where Bishop T. Larry Kirkland spoke.
LA Street Artist Organizes Mandela 'Art Attack' A guerrilla street artist is paying tribute to Nelson Mandela by recruiting volunteers to place posters of the late South African leader around Los Angeles.
Reporter Recalls Moments Following Mandela's Historic Prison ReleaseLos Angeles Times Deputy Managing Editor Scott Kraft described the historic day Mandela walked out of prison, and what it was like to be there.
Residents Recall Nelson Mandela's Historic Visit To SouthlandAs news of Nelson Mandela's death swept the world it got many Southland residents remembering a historic trip he made here in 1990, shortly after he was released from prison.
UCLA Professors Remember How Mandela Moved Campuses To Join Fight Against ApartheidIn 1986, UCLA students, moved by the late South African leader's fight for racial equality, protested the university's investments and companies with business ties to the country.
Former South African President Nelson Mandela Dies At 95Nelson Mandela, who battled apartheid in South Africa before becoming its first democratic leader, died at his home in South Africa.
Surfing Champ Shaun Tomson Recounts Losing Son To 'Choking Game'World-champion surfer Shaun Tomson is sharing a message he hopes will save someone else's life.
4-Year-Old From South Africa Comes To LA To Beat Rare DiseaseReef Carneson's parents were told it would be "kinder to put him on a morphine drip" and let him die.
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