The global 'SlutWalk' campaign doesn't work as well in South Africa due to the country's more conservative values and high rape rates, writes guest blogger Zama Ndlovu.
Don't buy plastic containers or aluminum foil when they can be reused over and over again, blogger says.
A quick rebel victory is fading into uncertainty as Qaddafi gunmen are fighting back and Muammar Qaddafi's politically powerful son Saif al-Islam reemerges.
South Africa is a global supporter of human rights. But it has a habit of lending support when it comes to dictators like Libya's Muammar Qaddafi.
More than a thousand indigenous Bolivians have been marching against a highway being built across their land. Evo Morales says the US is behind the opposition.
Could the lowly air conditioner be the linchpin of Col. Muammar Qaddafi's regime? Libya is, after all, a very hot country.
Libya’s rebels staged a swift takeover of much of Tripoli over the weekend and into today, and they now control 80 to 95 percent of the capital. Forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi are nonetheless fighting fiercely to hold on to pockets of the city still in their hands. Below are some of the most embattled areas.
Nine former military officials are fighting extradition to Spain over the killings of six Jesuits during El Salvador's civil war. Salvadoran opinion is divided over whether to reopen old wounds.
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With Tripoli almost entirely in rebel hands, what will the fall of Muammar Qaddafi, who sometimes brokered peace and sometimes stoked conflict, mean for the countries to Libya’s south?
As Libya rebels assumed control of most of Tripoli, Qaddafi's spokesman said 'thousands and thousands' of fighters were on their way to Tripoli to join the fight.