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.