Apartheid http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/19437/all en South Africa's new race controversy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/110310/south-africa-racism-ANC-apartheid <p> South Africa is now rocked by a fierce debate about the tense relationship between blacks and &ldquo;coloreds.&rdquo;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/110310/south-africa-racism-ANC-apartheid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apartheid Politics Culture & Lifestyle South Africa Sun, 13 Mar 2011 12:19:19 +0000 Erin Conway-Smith 5629887 at http://www.globalpost.com South African president in Libya for peace talks with Gaddafi http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/110530/libya-muammar-gaddafi-south-africa-president-jacob-zuma-tripoli-talks-exit-strategy <p> Zuma&#39;s office said the main objective of this visit, his second to Libya since April, was to discuss with Gaddafi an immediate ceasefire, the delivery of humanitarian aid and the reforms needed to end the crisis.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/110530/libya-muammar-gaddafi-south-africa-president-jacob-zuma-tripoli-talks-exit-strategy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Apartheid Arab Spring Libya Muammar Gaddafi World Leaders Conflict Zones Diplomacy Middle East South Africa Mon, 30 May 2011 15:42:00 +0000 News Desk 5648218 at http://www.globalpost.com South Africa: Michelle Obama and daughters meet Nelson Mandela (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/110621/south-africa-michelle-obama-nelson-mandela-sasha-malia <p> The U.S. first lady visited Nelson Mandela&rsquo;s charity foundation in Johannesburg, where they also met Mandela&#39;s wife Graca Machel, the former first lady of Mozambique.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/110621/south-africa-michelle-obama-nelson-mandela-sasha-malia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apartheid Obama Travel/Tourism World Leaders Diplomacy South Africa Tue, 21 Jun 2011 12:58:00 +0000 News Desk 5652569 at http://www.globalpost.com Michelle Obama visits Africa (PHOTOS) http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5652687 On her first major overseas trip without her husband, Michelle Obama focuses on women's leadership and the anti-apartheid struggle.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5652687" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apartheid Obama South Africa Travel/Tourism World Leaders South Africa Africa Emerges Tue, 21 Jun 2011 21:18:00 +0000 News Desk 5652687 at http://www.globalpost.com South Africa's ANC backs down on controversial media law http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/110624/south-africa-anc-backs-down-media-law-press-freedom <p> Criticism of the proposed media bill has come from a broad spectrum of society concerned about press freedom in South Africa, including the business community, media, opposition politicians and even some members of the ANC.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/110624/south-africa-anc-backs-down-media-law-press-freedom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apartheid Media News South Africa Fri, 24 Jun 2011 18:33:00 +0000 News Desk 5655076 at http://www.globalpost.com South Africa stalls on Dalai Lama visa amid concerns of Chinese pressure http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/110927/china-tibet-dalai-lama-south-africa-visa-desmond-tutu <p> China, which is South Africa&#39;s largest trading partner, reacts angrily to countries that allow the Dalai Lama entry and grant him meetings with high-level officials.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/110927/china-tibet-dalai-lama-south-africa-visa-desmond-tutu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apartheid Dalai Lama World Religion China South Africa Tue, 27 Sep 2011 13:15:00 +0000 News Desk 5676250 at http://www.globalpost.com Desmond Tutu celebrates birthday with Bono, without Dalai Lama (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/111007/desmond-tutu-birthday-bono-dalai-lama-cape-town-south-africa <p> Tutu, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984 for his peaceful struggle against apartheid, is widely seen as South Africa&#39;s moral compass, and known for his controversial statements on a range of issues.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/111007/desmond-tutu-birthday-bono-dalai-lama-cape-town-south-africa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apartheid China Dalai Lama South Africa Fri, 07 Oct 2011 16:04:59 +0000 News Desk 5677169 at http://www.globalpost.com Gaddafi death "regrettable," South Africa's ANC says http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/111021/gaddafi-death-video-african-union-south-africa-anc-statement <p> South African President Jacob Zuma said Gaddafi should have been captured, not killed, and then tried at the International Court of Justice.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/111021/gaddafi-death-video-african-union-south-africa-anc-statement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Apartheid Gaddafi Dead Libya Muammar Gaddafi Conflict Zones South Africa Fri, 21 Oct 2011 16:43:00 +0000 Erin Conway-Smith 5678812 at http://www.globalpost.com Nelson Mandela TV miniseries, "Madiba," in the works http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/120109/nelson-mandela-tv-series-madiba-miniseries <p> The $20-million series is titled &quot;Madiba,&quot; which is Mandela&#39;s family clan name and a term of respect for him commonly used by South Africans.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/120109/nelson-mandela-tv-series-madiba-miniseries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apartheid Nelson Mandela Entertainment South Africa Mon, 09 Jan 2012 14:14:00 +0000 Erin Conway-Smith 5686449 at http://www.globalpost.com South Africa: Controversy over political poster showing interracial couple http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/120125/da-youth-poster-controversy-interracial-couple-embracing The poster by the opposition Democratic Alliance party's student wing shows a mixed-race couple gazing into each other's eyes, with the suggestion that they are nude.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/120125/da-youth-poster-controversy-interracial-couple-embracing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apartheid Politics South Africa Wed, 25 Jan 2012 20:26:00 +0000 Erin Conway-Smith 5688898 at http://www.globalpost.com White South African family seeks US asylum, claiming racial discrimination http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/white-south-african-family-seeks-asylum-us-afrikaners-racial-discrimination <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> An Afrikaner family has applied for asylum in the United States, claiming that as white South Africans they face racism back home. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Erin Conway-Smith </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> JOHANNESBURG, South Africa &mdash; A South African family is seeking asylum in the United States, claiming that as white <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Afrikaner">Afrikaner</a> farmers they face racial discrimination back home.</p> <p> The family&#39;s lawyer has been contacting US academics to try and get scholarly opinions that would help with their case, <a href="http://www.timeslive.co.za/local/2012/02/22/we-want-out-of-sa">South African daily the Times reported today. </a>Lawyer&nbsp;Rehim Babaoglu said the family is too afraid to be identified.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/white-south-african-family-seeks-asylum-us-afrikaners-racial-discrimination" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apartheid crime refugees South Africa United States Weird Wide Web Wed, 22 Feb 2012 12:45:00 +0000 Erin Conway-Smith 5692872 at http://www.globalpost.com Nelson Mandela archive, backed by Google, goes online http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/120327/mandela-digital-archive-launched-google JOHANNESBURG — Thousands of documents, photos and videos about Nelson Mandela are being made available for free online in a new digital archive of the South African anti-apartheid hero's life. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/120327/mandela-digital-archive-launched-google" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apartheid Google Nelson Mandela World Leaders South Africa Tue, 27 Mar 2012 13:59:00 +0000 Erin Conway-Smith 5697895 at http://www.globalpost.com FW de Klerk interview with CNN's Amanpour sparks South African outrage (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/120511/fw-de-klerk-cnn-interview-amanpour-video De Klerk also said that he and Mandela call each other on their birthdays.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/120511/fw-de-klerk-cnn-interview-amanpour-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apartheid World Leaders South Africa United States Fri, 11 May 2012 12:14:00 +0000 Erin Conway-Smith 5703920 at http://www.globalpost.com South African census shows continuing racial inequality http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/121030/south-african-census-shows-continuing-racial-inequality The census put South Africa's population at 51.8 million, nearly 80 percent of whom are black people.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/121030/south-african-census-shows-continuing-racial-inequality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apartheid South Africa Tue, 30 Oct 2012 20:42:16 +0000 Erin Conway-Smith 5724441 at http://www.globalpost.com