Barack Obama on Africa, Putin and the gap between what CEOs tell him over lunch and what they tell their lobbyists.
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“I come to America, I go to England, I go to France…nobody’s at risk. They’re afraid of getting cancer, losing a lover, losing their jobs, being insecure. … It’s only in my own country that I find people who voluntarily choose to put everything at risk—in their personal life.”
Adriaan Vlok, a former apartheid leader, seeks redemption.
How legends of the American music industry made millions off the work of Solomon Linda, a Zulu tribesman who wrote “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” and died a pauper.
The fight for South Africa’s future.
In a shantytown near Johannesburg, an angry mob committed a horrifying crime that was caught on video.
Mattathias Rath made a fortune selling cure-all vitamins in Europe before moving his business to South Africa, where he launched a massive campaign against retroviral AIDS medications and in favor of his own vitamin cocktails. When scientists, AIDS non-profits, and even Medecins San Frontieres objected, he sued.
After a racial hazing incident, the first black head of South Africa’s University of Free State confronts the myths of the reconciliation era.