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Oscar Pistorius Is Sentenced For Murder, But He Got Off Relatively Easy

It what was a long-coming and sadly underwhelming development in the infamous murder case.

Bronwyn Isaac | July 6, 2016 - 3:14 pm

2-Year-Old South African DJ Becoming A Celebrity

Remember a few weeks ago when we found out this littl girl had become the national archery champion of India? Well now we have her counterpart, two-year-old DJ Oratilwe Hlongwane.

Katrin Higher | April 12, 2015 - 10:20 am

RIP Nelson Mandela: 5 Must Read Pieces About The South African Leader & Revolutionary’s Passing

Yesterday, the world lost one of its greatest thinkers, political leaders and revolutionaries, former South African president Nelson Mandela. His death at the age of 95 — an age the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 6, 2013 - 1:40 pm

Nelson Mandela Dead At 95

Nelson Mandela, the former president of South Africa, an anti-apartheid peace activist and Nobel Prize winner, is dead at 95. Mandela spent 27 years in prison for his activism on…

Jessica Wakeman | December 5, 2013 - 4:57 pm

Happy Belated Birthday, Nelson Mandela!

This week, Nelson Mandela, former President of South Africa and anti-apartheid leader, celebrated his 95th birthday in a hospital in Pretoria. After spending five months in Cape Town

Daley Quinn | July 21, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Today In Terribleness: Lesbian Murdered During “Corrective Rape” Assault In South Africa

A 26-year-old woman in South Africa named Duduzile Zozo was raped and murdered  because she is a lesbian. Zozo’s body was found  in a yard near her home on June…

Jessica Wakeman | July 9, 2013 - 6:00 pm

Study Abroad: Coming Back To America

The Frisky’s former intern Daley is back from studying abroad for her spring semester — and back interning at The Frisky. Here’s the last in her series of pieces about

Daley Quinn | June 20, 2013 - 11:00 am

Study Abroad: Lions, Elephants, And Snakes — Oh My!

The Frisky’s former intern extraordinaire, Daley, is studying abroad during her spring semester. Over the next several months, she’ll be writing us dispatches from her studies in  Africa. 

Daley Quinn | April 15, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Oscar Pistorius Denies Reeva Steenkamp’s Death Was Premeditated Murder

This morning, Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius faced his first bail hearing regarding the death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and disputed the premeditated murder charge against him. The higher charge…

Sarah Gray | February 19, 2013 - 12:40 pm

Oscar Pistorius & Reeva Steenkamp: 9 Things To Know About The Couple

Oscar Pistorious, 26, a Paralympian and Olympian and inspiration to athletes around the world, was arrested today — Valentine’s Day — and charged with murdering his girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp.

Jessica Wakeman | February 14, 2013 - 11:15 am

Study Abroad: I’m Off To South Africa For The Semester

The Frisky’s former intern extraordinaire, Daley, is studying abroad during her spring semester. Over the next several months, she’ll be writing us dispatches from her studies in  Africa. 

Daley Quinn | January 25, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Fashion Fail: South African Congress Jackets

In an attempt to foster party pride, the African National Congress of South Africa commissioned a line of jackets, hoping they would take off as a unifying trend. But, judging…

Leonora Epstein | January 25, 2010 - 2:10 pm
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