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Stories with place: Cape Town
  • Opposition: SAfrican soccer officials shielded from scrutiny 
    Updated: Jun-25-15 2:14 am

    CAPE TOWN, South Africa - South African soccer officials are being deliberately shielded from scrutiny over FIFA-related bribery allegations surrounding the country's successful 2010 World Cup bid, an opposition politician said Wednesday.

  • 2 Eritreans on 1st African team at Tour de France 
    Updated: Jun-23-15 10:08 am

    CAPE TOWN, South Africa - Two Eritrean cyclists will be the first from their country to compete at the Tour de France after being named in the MTN-Qhubeka team's final lineup on Tuesday.

  • Slaves who died in 1794 Cape Town shipwreck are remembered 
    Updated: Jun-02-15 10:40 am

    CAPE TOWN, South Africa - Against a backdrop of exclusive, sea-view apartments in Cape Town, South African and American researchers on Tuesday paid tribute at the spot where slaves died when the Portuguese ship that was carrying them into bondage sank in 1794.

  • Smithsonian museum to display artifacts from slave ship 
    Updated: May-31-15 1:49 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture will display objects from a slave ship that sank off the coast of Cape Town in 1794.