Thuso Khumalo

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Johannesburg, South Africa

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VOA - Africa Service English to Africa Service, Voice of America

US Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell concluded her official visit to Africa over the weekend with a final stop in South Africa where she called for international collaboration to combat wildlife trafficking. In South Africa Jewell toured Kruger National Park, where poachers have killed hundreds of rhinos for their horns.


South Africans are celebrating four decades since the 1976 Soweto uprising. An estimated 176 school children were shot and killed by the apartheid regime for marching against the enforcement of Afrikaans in schools.


As the curtain fell Friday on the 2016 International AIDS Conference in South Africa, organizers challenged delegates to go back to their countries and start the hard work toward an ambitious goal: ending the pandemic by 2030.


South Africa faces a political dilemma after opposition parties finally loosened the African National Congress' iron grip on South African politics in last week's local government elections.

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