Tag - south-africa



Japan Times
Nov 24, 2013
Police, mine officials met before Marikana killings
On Aug. 16, 2012, the summertime sun streamed through the leafy canopy of central London's Green Park and into the windows of the headquarters of platinum mine company Lonmin PLC. But 8,800 km away there was a chill in the air as the company's biggest South African mine became a frenzy of activity.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Nov 22, 2013
Prostitute goes on trial for slaying of U.S. diplomat in Johannesburg
The trial of a South African prostitute charged with murdering a U.S. diplomat, Christopher 'Norm' Bates, in January began this week in Johannesburg.
Nov 19, 2013
Ex-leader remains 'stable but critical'
Former President Nelson Mandela remains in "stable but critical" condition, but "continues to respond to treatment," the South African government said in its first update on his health since September.
Japan Times
Jul 8, 2013
Nagoya: What was your best holiday ever, and why?
South Korea. I have many Korean friends and I love going to Seoul. It is a wonderful city for shopping, eating and pampering yourself. Some of the food is rather like delicacies you can find in Japan, yet subtly different, such as tok, their version of our mochi (pounded rice cakes) and their chicken stew. I particularly enjoy massage, combined with being cleansed in a Korean dome-type sauna. Usually I stay five days or a week.
Japan Times
Jul 5, 2013
Graca Machel: the impressive face of a new Africa
Shakespeare, in one of Nelson Mandela's favorite lines, now strangely apposite, says that "the valiant never taste of death but once." As the world waits for Mandela to make his final rendezvous with history, one woman — his third wife — who has been at his bedside throughout his illness, and now...
Japan Times
Jul 3, 2013
Mandela family battles over ailing icon's legacy
A convoy of cars and buses decked with balloons streamed into Qunu on Saturday as the childhood home of Nelson Mandela hosted a wedding and enjoyed a moment of respite from the deep uncertainty caused by the health of its most celebrated son.
Japan Times
Jul 3, 2013
Power shifts to hero's eldest daughter
Nelson Mandela's grandson, Mandla Mandela, moved three sons' graves to his own village. Now the family is moving them back.
Japan Times
Jun 30, 2013
South Africa whips Japan in Rugby World Cup Sevens
Japan's men suffered their second straight Pool B defeat at the Rugby World Cup Sevens in Moscow on Saturday, losing 33-0 to South Africa and falling out of contention for the championship.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Jun 5, 2013
Invest in South Africa, Zuma tells Japanese firms
South Africa's economy is rapidly growing and it welcomes investments from Japanese firms, South African President Jacob Zuma said Tuesday in a speech in Tokyo.
Japan Times
Mar 24, 2013
World faces rhino horn dilemma
Wildlife parts are valuable. A general rule of thumb is that the bigger the beast, the bigger the price. You don't get much bigger than a white rhino (3,000 kg). It is the largest grazing (i.e., purely grass-eating) animal that has ever lived. Its horn is worth, gram for gram, more than gold.


Things may look perfect to the outside world, but today's mom is fine with some imperfection at home.
How 'Reiwa moms' are reshaping motherhood in Japan