The City of Johannesburg's Emergency Management Services has confirmed that the body of a toddler drowned and swept away along the Klip Valley river in Soweto was recovered on Tuesday. It took 11 days for the EMS and the South African Police Service water wing rescue team to recover the body as he was said to have been trapped in the reef of the river bank.
A choir from Minnesota and a choir from South Africa sang together Monday night for the first time. It felt, somehow, like the hundredth.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa appointed Silas Ramaite as the country's acting chief prosecutor on Tuesday, after a court ruling which declared the appointment of the previous chief prosecutor invalid. FILE PHOTO: South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa speaks after his meeting with Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May in Downing Street, London, April 17, 2018.
Ugandan police arrested three opposition lawmakers and scores of others after stones were thrown at the convoy of President Yoweri Museveni, who has ruled the country since 1986. FILE PHOTO: Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni arrives for a group picture at the BRICS summit meeting in Johannesburg, South Africa, July 27, 2018.
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