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'Fake' Interpreter at Mandela Event: I'm Schizophrenic

Thamsanqa Jantjie says his incoherent signing was the result of a schizophrenic attack; 'saw angels' descending on the crowd.Ari Soffer, 12/12/2013, 2:48 PM

Mandela Memorial: Sign Language Interpreter 'A Fake'

Unknown 'interpreter' was simply making unintelligible hand gestures, in embarrassing incident with serious security implications.Ari Soffer, 12/11/2013, 2:51 PM

Live from South Africa: Mandela Memorial

Memorial attended by tens of thousands in Johannesburg's JNS Stadium - despite the rain.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2013, 12:03 PM

Edelstein to Lead Israeli Delegation to Mandela Memorial

Knesset Speaker MK Yuli Edelstein and five other MKs will represent Israel at memorial service for late South African President.Elad Benari, 12/10/2013, 12:14 AM

'South Africans Don't Hate Israel, They Hate Oppression'

South Africa’s ambassador to Israel says Mandela identified with "the oppressed" but didn't hate Israel.Elad Benari, 12/9/2013, 6:13 AM

Nelson Mandela Dead at 95

Former South African president Nelson Mandela dies at 95 after suffering from health issues in recent years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/6/2013, 12:02 AM

Lieberman: Pogrom in South Africa ‘A Matter of Time’

South Africa’s anti-Israel and ‘classic anti-Semitic’ approach will lead to violence against Jews, Lieberman warns.Maayana Miskin, 11/3/2013, 1:12 PM

South Africa 'Losing Sleep' over Israeli Settlements

"That arrangement there in Palestine keeps us awake," SA's Foreign Minister Maite Nkaona-Mashabane says.Arutz Sheva, 11/2/2013, 10:36 PM

'Israeli Apartheid? I Know What Apartheid Really Is'

South African parliament member and clergyman refutes "lies" of anti-Israel movement who "minimize the pain of apartheid."Kochava Rozenbaum , 9/29/2013, 10:17 AM

Court Documents: Mandela in Vegetative State

South African government denies Mandela is in a permanent vegetative state, as outlined in court documents.Elad Benari, 7/5/2013, 4:46 AM

Mandela's Condition Improves, Says Ex-Wife

Former South African President Nelson Mandela is showing “great improvement,” according to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/29/2013, 12:23 AM

Nelson Mandela on Life Support

Former South African president's condition continues to deteriorate.Elad Benari, 6/27/2013, 3:13 AM

SA's Mandela in Critical Condition, Nation Prepares for 'Worst'

Former South African President Nelson Mandela, 94, is still hospitalized in critical condition, as the nation prepares for “the worst.”Chana Ya'ar, 6/24/2013, 4:21 PM

Nelson Mandela in Critical Condition

Former South African President Nelson Mandela is now in critical condition, officials say.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/24/2013, 2:03 AM

Former South African Ambassador Slams Israeli 'Apartheid'

Recently retired South African ambassador to Israel sends a letter to pro-Arab activists, slamming Israel’s "replication of apartheid."Elad Benari, 6/19/2013, 5:14 AM

Former SA Pres. Nelson Mandela in ‘Serious Condition’

Former South African president Nelson Mandela is hospitalized in serious condition with another lung infection, officials say.Chana Ya'ar, 6/9/2013, 10:48 AM

South Africa: Labels for Products from 'Occupied Territories'

South Africa has imposed new rules requiring that goods imported from Judea, Samaria and eastern Jerusalem display special labels.Elad Benari, 4/12/2013, 6:43 AM

Despite Scandals Jacob Zuma Will Continue To Lead The ANC And SA

South Africa's African National Congress is likely to extend Jacob Zuma's presidency.Amiel Ungar, 12/9/2012, 3:54 AM

South African Students Boycott Israeli Universities

Students at a major S. African university vote to boycott Israeli institutions, possibly setting themselves up for an academic whiplash. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/3/2012, 8:07 PM

Lonmin Massacre Raises Questions On South Africa's Evolution

The shooting of 34 miners at the Longmin platinum mine raised questions about whether genuine change has occurred in South AfricaAmiel Ungar, 8/24/2012, 6:25 AM

Israel Summons S. African Ambassador Over Labeling Outrage

Israel's Foreign Ministry has summoned South Africa's ambassador over a decision to require special labels for Judea and Samaria goods. Chana Ya'ar, 8/23/2012, 12:33 PM

Israel Outraged as South Africa Decides to Label Yesha Products

Israel slams South Africa after it announces that products made in Judea and Samaria will not be labeled as products of Israel.Elad Benari, 8/23/2012, 3:14 AM

South African Minister 'Discourages' Israel Visits

South Africa's deputy international relations minister, Ebrahim Ebrahim, is "discouraging" citizens from visiting Israel.Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/14/2012, 1:45 PM

African Union To Be Chaired By Ex Wife Of Jacob Zuma

Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, former wife of South Africa's president, will chair the African Union.Amiel Ungar, 7/17/2012, 4:49 AM

Hundreds March in South Africa Against Yesha Labeling

Several hundreds protest in Pretoria against plans to label Judea and Samaria as “Made in the Palestinian Territories.”Elad Benari, Canada, 6/30/2012, 2:26 AM

Former Israel Envoy to South Africa Backs Boycott

A former Israel ambassador to South Africa turns his back on current government policy to back boycotting goods made in Judea and Samaria.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/26/2012, 11:33 AM

Pro-Israel South Africans to March in Support of Israel

The African Christian Democratic Party in South Africa will hold two demonstrations in support of Israel this week.Elad Benari, 6/26/2012, 5:45 AM

SA Minister Rejects Labeling is Racially Motivated

SA has rejected that there were racial motivations for move to prohibit Israeli goods from being sold under label “Made in Israel.”Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/22/2012, 2:19 PM

At Last Minute, South African University Snubs Israeli Diplomat

University of Kwa-Zulu Natal bows to boycott, cancels planned speech by Israeli deputy ambassador.Gil Ronen, 5/22/2012, 12:52 PM

South African Ambassador 'Hiding' from Foreign Ministry

Foreign Ministry seeks to summon ambassador for censure over decision to label Yesha products but says he disconnected his phone.Gil Ronen, 5/21/2012, 10:55 AM

MK Tibi Thanks South Africa for Labeling 'Settlements'

MK Ahmed Tibi thanks South Africa over decision to label products produced in Judea and Samaria as 'Palestinian'.Elad Benari, 5/21/2012, 5:11 AM

Boycott Boomerang: Arab Jobless Rate to Rise

South Africa’s plan to label products from Judea and Samaria as “Palestinian” will backfire on Arab workers, a Jewish factory owner says.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/20/2012, 9:40 AM

Israel to Summon South African Ambassador

Israel to summon the South African ambassador over boycott of products produced by Israeli companies in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 5/20/2012, 5:35 AM

South Africa to Mark Judea, Samaria Products ‘Palestinian’

Products from Judea and Samaria sold in South Africa must be labeled as originating in the “occupied Palestinian territories.” Maayana Miskin, 5/19/2012, 9:58 PM

Julius Malema Is Expelled From The African National Congress

African National Congress youth leader Julius Malema paid the price for insulting the party's leader Jacob Zuma.Amiel Ungar, 4/26/2012, 4:24 AM

Calls to Oust Nazi Supporter from S. African Reserve Bank

SA Israel Public Affairs Committee is calling for Stephen Goodson, director of SA Reserve Bank, to be fired for pro-Nazi views. Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/23/2012, 12:48 PM

South African Bank Director Expresses Support for Nazis

South African Reserve Bank under fire for the pro-Nazi views of one its directors, Stephen Goodson.Elad Benari, 4/20/2012, 3:15 AM

Boycott Lobby Warns S. Africa on ‘Made in Israel’ Label

A South African boycott lobby has accused the government of violating the law by allowing “Made in Israel” on Ahava cosmetics.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/11/2012, 11:56 AM

Turning Passion into Action: Jewish Innovators in S. Africa

First gathering of young South African Jewish innovators; empowering Jews and improving Jewish life. Rachel Hirshfeld, 2/8/2012, 9:02 PM

African States Rebuff South African Leadership Pretensions

South Africa's failure to win the top job in the African Union reflects resentment over South African pretentiousness and relative success.Amiel Ungar, 2/2/2012, 11:05 AM

African National Congress' 100th Birthday Scorned by Press

Thousands of ANC supporters partied with their party to celebrate its centenary. The press slammed the ANC for living off its historyAmiel Ungar, 1/10/2012, 3:04 AM

South African Pharmacy Faces Boycott over Dead Sea Products

Pro-Arab groups in South Africa enraged at pharmacy giant for selling Dead Sea products made in Israel.Elad Benari, 12/27/2011, 5:16 AM

Jacob Zuma Blames Christianity for Orphanages and Old Age Homes

In the complex world of church-state relations in post-apartheid South Africa, the president rocks the boat.Amiel Ungar, 12/23/2011, 4:38 AM

Durban UN Climate Conference Ends with Mostly Talk, No Action

An all-night weekend session at the UN climate change convention in Durban, South Africa ends with few agreements but little real action.Chana Ya'ar, 12/11/2011, 2:45 PM

Denial of Entry to Dalai Lama Slammed as Retreat from Principles

By denying entry to the Dalai Lama, South Africa continued its policy of diplomatic and economic expediencyAmiel Ungar, 10/7/2011, 3:38 AM

Malema Proves Racism Alive and Well in South Africa

ANC youth leader Julius Malema was found guilty of hate speech for singing an Apartheid-era song calling for the killing of white farmers.Gabe Kahn., 9/15/2011, 4:32 PM

Trash Paper Trail Ties China to Arms Transfers to Qaddafi

Documents found by a correspondent in a trash heap shed light on Chinese arms sales to Qaddafi.Amiel Ungar, 9/7/2011, 7:09 AM

The African National Congress Youth Turn Against Zuma

Jacob Zuma used the youth league to win a power struggle but now the league is gunning for him. Amiel Ungar, 8/31/2011, 10:51 AM

South Africa Persists in Hostility to Qaddafi Overthrow

South Africa continues to condemn Qaddafi's overthrow for bypassing Africa, accuses West of presaging a new colonialist drive. Amiel Ungar, 8/28/2011, 1:15 AM

South Africa's 'Most Wanted' Escapes, Again

Bongani Moyo, linked to some 30 armed robberies, escaped from South African custody for a second time this year.Gabe Kahn., 8/12/2011, 12:49 PM

Security Council Will Not Condemn Syria

Action in the UN Security Council to condemn the Assad regime for its atrocities is going nowhere.Amiel Ungar, 8/1/2011, 10:59 PM

First African Muslim Convoy to Gaza

First African convoy aims to stick Israel with “apartheid state” label; aid organized by banned radical Muslim group. Maayana Miskin, 5/2/2011, 2:16 AM

Qadaffi Gets Another Life Preserver

South Africa's Jacob Zuma may effectively undercut the diplomatic legitimacy of the Libyan interventionAmiel Ungar, 4/12/2011, 12:47 AM

S. African University Cuts Ties with Ben Gurion University

The University of Johannesburg has severed all scientific ties with Israel's Ben Gurion University of the Negev (BGU).Hana Levi Julian, MSW, 3/24/2011, 3:58 PM

South African Ambassador Returning

Pretoria sends back ambassador who was recalled following Gaza flotilla incident but still has demands.Gil Ronen, 7/20/2010, 6:23 PM

After South Africa’s Latest Racist Murder, 'None of Us are Safe'

White supremacists worry in South Africa: Two white farmers are murdered weekly; Al-Qaeda threatens to “blow up” the upcoming World Cup games. Hillel Fendel, 4/13/2010, 12:37 PM