Tag Archives: Soweto

29Jan/18

S. Africa’s Sowetans pay tribute to jazz legend Hugh Masekela

SOWETO, SOUTH AFRICA (JANUARY 28, 2018) (REUTERS) – Hundreds of South Africans from Soweto gathered on Sunday (January 28) for a memorial event paying tribute to the “father of South African jazz”, Hugh Masekela who died from prostate cancer last week at the age of 78. Continue reading

30Jul/17

Two killed in stampede at South African soccer match

Two people are killed and several injured in a stampede at South Africa’s FNB Stadium during a soccer match between Soweto rivals Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates. Continue reading

10May/15

South Africa’s opposition Democratic Alliance votes in first black leader

South Africa’s opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) party elects Mmusi Maimane as its new leader, making him the first black person to head the traditionally white party.

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30Mar/15

Comedian Trevor Noah is named as Jon Stewart’s successor for ‘The Daily Show’

South African comedian Trevor Noah is tapped to take over The Daily Show seat from Jon Stewart.
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