The satanic panic of the 80s and early 90s gave birth to a squad dedicated to hunting satanic crimes, and today the status of the unit remains shrouded in mystery.
The Islamic State hacks French TV channels, protesters demand police be arrested over the deaths of 20 suspected sandalwood smugglers, South Africa removes an apartheid-era statute of Cecil Rhodes, and more.
Diarrheic dissidence is kind of a thing.
People who catch cats and sell them to witch doctors, people who chop up things with an axe because they were brutally attacked with an axe.
South African comedian Trevor Noah is the new host of The Daily Show and the new person everyone has to have an opinion about.
Penis transplants are officially possible, which means it's a very exciting time for the dickless.
The South African stars lent their odd but undeniable charisma to Neill Blomkamp's latest effort, but if you don't really want to watch Die Antwoord hang out with a childlike robot, this film isn't for you.
The non-profit wants to take a group of skaters from Germany to South Africa, delivering skateboards to the South African kids who have skateparks-a-plenty, but no money to buy boards.
Kern spent six weeks in 2014 documenting the daily lives of transgender people in the Eastern Cape of South Africa, an area still prone to heteropatriarchal beliefs.
The basic idea is to let your car veer around in spirals while you climb outside of it.
Tensions rise between locals and foreign shopkeepers in the South African city of Soweto, and Chile decides to reopen its investigation into the death of Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda.
Dr. Taj Hargey is waging his own private jihad by attempting to turn Muslim teaching away from the stodgy conservatism of most clerics.
"My photos move between darkness and light. It's sort of a history of South Africa and a history of my state of mind."
South African women are using dangerous methods to dry out their vaginas to increase pleasure for their partners, but the practice is compounding HIV risks.
We talked to the documentarian behind STOP, a film about the national embarrassment that is the NYPD's routine hassling of young black and Hispanic men.
"The G-20 is a very important meeting where the world's most vital matters are to be discussed, and I'm here to tell you that Australia is going to win."
Examining the facts around Dr. Wouter Basson, his top-secret biological weapons program, and the 98 percent pure ecstasy produced in his labs.
This week: walruses, Benjamin Netanyahu's visit to the US, South Africa's rejection of the Dalai Lama's visa application, and more bad news from around the world.
The Devil is probably not launching an all-out assault on the people of South Africa, but if you pick up the tabloids, talk to the locals, or ask the police, they'll all tell you: Satanic crime is a growing problem.
Populist insurgent Julius Malema is trying to become a pop-culture icon akin to China's Mao, complete with a cottage industry promoting his image. But with no actual support from the voting populace, being plastered on an ironic propaganda T-shirt is look…
Which is a shame for President Robert Mugabe, considering he's relying on tourism to boost the country's economy.
Fear of crime has led to a boom in South Africa's private security industry since Apartheid ended 20 years ago. The field's quick expansion is largely a result of continued social and economic inequality, increased violence, and inept police forces.
In 1998, the antiretroviral drug efavirenz was approved for treatment of HIV infection, and patients soon began to report hallucinations. Hamilton Morris travels to South Africa to interview efavirenz abusers and dealers and study how the life-saving medi…
In the 1970s, South Africa was the world's most prolific exporter of gold. Over the years, industrial decline has seen widespread closures of the mines across the country. Johannesburg sits on the biggest gold basin ever discovered. Many of these abandone…