Jefferson Ncube, an illegal diamond miner from Zimbabwe, works on his latest tunnel at an abandoned De Beers mine near Kleinzee, South Africa. Ncube is a univeristy graduate, but has been unable to find employment. Tommy Trenchard for NPR hide caption toggle caption Tommy Trenchard for NPR Jefferson Ncube, an illegal diamond miner from Zimbabwe, […]

CNN  —  As well-fed holiday travelers pack their bags, hit the roads and squeeze into planes this weekend, widespread rain and snow could cause delays in the trip home. Several weather systems are

Hollywood undermines Africa’s struggles, creating a false impression of the continent to please western viewers. While the story told in The Woman King took place in what is now Benin, the film was shot in South Africa. Image courtesy (Ilze Kitshoff/Sony Pictures Entertainment) The latest film by director Gina Prince-Bythewood, The Woman King, is about […]

You’ve seen the home kits, now here come the aways. This is where kit designers either go ‘full template’ and give a range of countries slightly tweaked versions of the same set-up, or go entirely rogue and produce some quite extraordinary shirts, for good and bad. This way to see who got things right, and […]

Itaewon crush: South Korea demands justice for young as thousands protest  BBC Source link

Going into the midterms Tuesday, a wave of new Black residents in the South could help fuel progressive policies and Democratic candidates. The Black population in Georgia has roughly doubled since 1990, moving from about 1.7 million to more than 3 million in the 2020 census. The trend is a reversal of the Great Migration, […]

In this file photo provided by South Korea Defense Ministry, U.S. Air Force B-1B bombers, F-35B stealth fighter jets and South Korean F-15K fighter jets fly over the Korean Peninsula during joint drills on Sept. 18, 2017. South Korea Defense Ministry via AP hide caption toggle caption South Korea Defense Ministry via AP In this […]

SEOUL, Nov 4 (Reuters) – North Korea fired around 80 artillery rounds into a maritime border zone overnight, South Korea said on Friday, as defence ministers from Seoul and Washington vowed to demonstrate determination in the face of a barrage of missile tests by the North. North Korea

The U.S. and South Korean militaries began a massive joint drill on Monday that . . .

SEOUL, Oct 31 (Reuters) – The United States and South Korea began one of their largest combined military air drills on Monday, with hundreds of warplanes from both sides staging mock attacks 24 hours a day for the better part of a week. The operation, called Vigilant Storm, will run until Friday, and will feature […]

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