Category: Africa News

South Africa starts investigating mine violence

MARIKANA, South Africa (AP) — A judicial panel on Monday investigated the rocky site where South African police killed 34 striking miners in August. Crime experts showed the commission of inquiry the scene of the police shootings that were South Africa’s worst state violence since apartheid ended in 1994. President Jacob Zuma ordered the judicial

Rooftop pool, wine bar: Hotels building in Africa

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The rooftop pool at Nairobi‘s newest high-rise hotel juts out over the edge so swimmers can peer through the glass bottom eight stories down. A new champagne bar sits nearby. IPads with detailed wine descriptions serve as menus. This is the face of new, high-end hotels in Africa. Nairobi has seen