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Times Staff WriterTrumpeter Hugh Masekela strides purposefully through South Africa's Apartheid Museum, breezing past exhibits on the elaborate racial classification system that relegated black people to the fringes of society, past photographs of bodies of unarmed...
Tags: Movies, Tragedy (genre), Miriam Makeba, Film Festivals, Politics
Times Staff Writer"Stander" opens with an aerial shot of Johannesburg, South Africa, its skyline interchangeable with that of many major U.S. cities — until the shot abruptly gives way to the shanty rooftops of black townships, as potent an image of the severe...
Tags: Movies, Organized Crime, Sex, Drama (genre), Entertainment
Sun Foreign StaffJOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- On a recent sunny afternoon, several hundred South African celebrities, business leaders and other guests raised flutes of champagne to celebrate the unveiling of a 20-foot-high bronze statue of Nelson Mandela at one of...
Sun Foreign StaffJOHANNESBURG, South Africa - When Peter-Paul Ngwenya, executive chairman of Makana Investment Corp. decided to buy a new car last month, he paid cash for a BMW 5-Series and had the dealer deliver the gleaming automobile to the front door of his spacious...
Tags: Employment, Vehicles, Mining, South Africa, Metal and Mineral
Times Staff WritersJOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Authorities pursuing traffickers in nuclear weapons technology recently uncovered an audacious scheme to deliver a complete uranium enrichment plant to Libya, documents and interviews show. The discovery provides...
Special to The TimesI was sitting at a restaurant when the Canadian woman across the table from me said something that caught me off-guard. "I love this city." At first I thought she was getting carried away by the ambience. We were dining at Sides, a chic establishment...
ReutersStocks and the U.S. dollar plunged and safe-haven bonds soared on Tuesday after two planes crashed into and destroyed the World Trade Center in New York and a further plane crashed next to the Pentagon in Washington D.C. in apparantly deliberate attacks....
TIMES STAFF WRITERFriday December 15, 1995 For a lot of Americans, Zoltan Korda's 1951 film of South African novelist Alan Paton's "Cry, the Beloved Country" served as an unforgettable introduction to the evils of apartheid, and had inescapable application to the...
Tags: Movies, Death, Ronald Harwood, Entertainment, South Africa
Times Staff WriterBy custom, First National Bank of South Africa employees retire to their in-house social club on Friday afternoons. The men loosen their neckties, open frosty cans of Castle lager and unwind in discussion of everything from rugby to politics. Danny...
Tags: Vehicles, Assault, South Africa, Family, Children
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterJOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- President Frederik W. de Klerk, taking his first important step toward dismantling apartheid, declared South Africa's remaining whites-only beaches open to blacks Thursday and promised to scrap a 36-year-old law that...
Tags: Vehicles, South Africa, Judges, Heads of State, Politics
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterJOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- A bespectacled anthropologist, David Webster, concluded a recent paper on repression in South Africa by singling out the "steady tempo" of anti-apartheid activists slain by right-wing death squads. Webster said these...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterJOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- President Frederik W. de Klerk, taking the first concrete steps toward his promise of bringing peace to this racially divided nation, announced Tuesday night that he will release unconditionally black nationalist leader...
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