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South Africa’s ex-president Jacob Zuma turns himself in for prison term

NKANDLA, South Africa (AP) — Former South African president Jacob Zuma turned himself over to police early Thursday to begin serving a 15-month prison...

Ladysmith Black Mambazo: Cultural Ambassadors for South Africa

Their smiling faces and simple melodies belie the hard work and carefully cultivated talent that goes into the performance of Grammy-winning Ladysmith Black Mambazo....

Obama starts first major tour of Africa

Almost four centuries after Africans started being shipped to North America as slaves, the first U.S. president of African ancestry will on Thursday visit...

Paul Simon’s Graceland 25th Anniversary edition is out

In search of inspiration, Simon began listening to South African music, spurred on by a cassette called Gumboots: Accordion Jive Hits, Volume II. After...