Rescue crews in Durban, South Africa, spent nearly four hours trying to get the child out of the drain.
Our addiction to plastic has serious consequences.
There are parallels between monuments as symbols of white supremacy and racial oppression in South Africa and the U.S.
Sport has always been a part of Jamal Khalil Atkins' life. The second son of Albert William Atkins and Jeannette Sykes Atkins, Jamal's parents incorporated a philosophy of life that exalted and combined a high respect of body, will and mind.
The incoming President of the International AIDS Society, Dr. Linda-Gail Bekker has challenged the world. She has repeatedly stated: "It's not over till it's over. Let's urgently roll up our sleeves and get back to work. There is so much work to do!"
Lately in South Africa, it's so hard to find people who are painting our generation in a positive light, especially since our parents are the generation who fought and brought the Apartheid regime to its knees. My generation has been portrayed as the lazy generation that's just benefitting in the so-called new South Africa without really contributing to the development of the country.
The Planet Bar is a favourite hangout for the city's movers and shakers and the occasional celebrity. The hand-blended cocktails
Durban is a modern, cosmopolitan African city that perfectly reflects South Africa's cultural complexity with strong African, Indian and European influences. I found the city fun, diverse and full of activities.
Keoikantse Motsepe may be living the life in Los Angeles, but his heart is still in South Africa.
With the dramatic launch of the American-led air war in Syria, and the escalation of Middle Eastern hostilities against ISIL, the critically important UN Climate Summit in New York has had to compete on mainstream media with the far more dramatic war coverage.