Daily Archives: May 1, 2019

South African Voters, Long Staunch ANC Supporters, Seek Change

NORTHERN CAPE, SOUTH AFRICA Like many rural South Africans, 38-year-old nurse Olga Fokazi lives in a town that since 1994 has been ruled by the powerful African National Congress. And like the majority of voters …

AP Explains: Ruling Against Olympian Caster Semenya

GENEVA In one of the most ethically and scientifically challenging cases in modern sports law, two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya lost her appeal of a rule that requires women to medically reduce their natural levels …

May Day 2019: Workers Demand Rights, Respect

BERLIN Higher salaries, better working conditions, maternity leave, minimum wage and an end to discrimination against temporary or foreign workers: These were among the concerns as hundreds of thousands of union members and labor activists …

May Day 2019: Workers Demand Rights, Respect

BERLIN Higher salaries, better working conditions, maternity leave, minimum wage and an end to discrimination against temporary or foreign workers: These were among the concerns as hundreds of thousands of union members and labor activists …

1,800 mine workers trapped underground in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG, At least 1,800 mine workers have been trapped underground after some rails that were being transported underground became loose and collapsed a shaft at a platinum mine in the North West province of South …