South African township art, urban art, and recycled craft, some of it inspired by the anti-apartheid struggle or day-to-day survival in the post-apartheid era (and a common 'language' in multi-lingual townships).
Donald Woods, the South African writer, editor and anti-apartheid activist has died after succumbing to a two year illness. It feels right that MeFi too should mention it and pay its respect.. [...]
Drug companies drop AIDS drugs lawsuit against South Africa. Shamed into it, of course. Paid legal costs too. Perhaps a significant precedent?
South Africa: apartheid is dead, but the attitude is still alive
things just keep getting sicker and sicker. anyone have a url for this game?
weirdass retraction from south african president thabo mbeki who's now claiming, like a younger brother, that he knew it all along...'I never doubted HIV-AIDS link' ... uh... ... um...
The Lot, a New Zealand e-commerce site, has a hilarious commercial (2.7Mb mpeg) that a friend sent to me with the title "Shopping in LA." The NRA could not be reached for comment.