The Black Mamba Anti-Poaching Unit is an all-women group based in Greater Kruger Park and Balule Nature Reserve in South Africa that protects endangered rhinoceroses and other animals.

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Wayne Westner, a former golfing star from South Africa, has committed suicide after a hostage drama with his wife, police say.

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South African anti-apartheid activist Steve Biko, who died in police custody in 1977, is being honored with a Google Doodle on what would’ve been his 70th birthday.

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Violet Raseboya is the wife of South African Olympic gold medalist, Caster Semenya.

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Chad le Clos of South Africa has an intense rivalry with Michael Phelps after his stunning gold medal win over Phelps in London. Here’s a look at his life.

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See photos of the July 6 sentencing of South African Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius in the death of model Reeva Steenkamp.

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Samantha Taylor is the ex-girlfriend of the infamous former Olympian and killer, Oscar Pistorius. She said he was abusive and testified against him. Read more about her here.

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Reeva Steenkamp’s dead body is seen in graphic crime scene photos released after her father pleaded for them to be made them public to show what Oscar Pistorius did to her.

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In a new video purportedly released by al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, AQIM militants and their captives Gustafsson and McGown direct a message at the French government.

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In a new video purportedly released by al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, AQIM militants warn the French government to stay out of negotiating the releases of Gustafsson and McGown.

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Al Qaeda in Mali, AKA al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, has released 2 hostage videos showing that Swedish citizen Gustafsson and South African McGown are alive.

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The US tourist who was mauled to death by a lion on a South African safari has been named as 29-year-old Katherine Chappell, a film editor who worked on Game of Thrones, Marvel’s Captain America and the Divergence series.

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South African Nobel-prize-winning author Nadine Gordimer died in her Johannesburg home Sunday evening in the presence of her two children. She was 90.

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On day one of Oscar Pistorius’ murder trial, a neighbor told the court she heard “bloodcurdling screams” coming from the athlete’s home. The “Blade Runner” has pleaded not guilty to murder Reeve Steenkamp on February 14 2013.

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With his trial set to begin on March 3, Pistorius is said to be stepping out with a teenage paramedic.

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Mourners lined the streets as the South African leader’s coffin made its way to Pretoria to await the funeral.

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