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Stories with place: Cape Town
  • In South Africa, armed robbers target paramedics 
    Updated: Feb-01-16 8:42 am

    JOHANNESBURG - Paramedics on duty were robbed at gunpoint in two major cities in South Africa in recent days, raising concerns about the safety of emergency responders in a country with high crime.

  • Rabada, Bavuma brighten South Africa's cricket outlook 
    Updated: Jan-26-16 10:41 am

    CENTURION, South Africa - For any fast bowler, 13 wickets in a test is a big deal. That 20-year-old Kagiso Rabada did it in only his sixth test for South Africa, and is black, is even more impressive.

  • US rapper Mos Def arrested at South African airport 
    Updated: Jan-15-16 10:51 am

    JOHANNESBURG - The American entertainer commonly known as Mos Def has 14 days to leave South Africa after he was arrested for violating local immigration laws while trying to leave the country, a government spokesman said Friday.