National Geographic
National Geographic 7 Nov 2020

The Wild Wonders of South Africa


National Geographic photographer Jimmy Chin explores all the adventure that South Africa has to offer, from a wildlife safari to biking and rafting.

The Secretary General of South Africa's ruling ANC party, Ace Magashule, has been charged with multiple counts of fraud, money laundering and corruption. He is accused of embezzling tens of millions of euros during his time as the premier of Free State province. This is one of the biggest corruption scandals ever to involve the party of Nelson Mandela. Our South Africa correspondents visited Free State, one of the poorest provinces in the country, to better understand the allegations against Magashule.
Jerry Matthews Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations briefed the press on the South Africa Security Council Presidency during the month of December 2020.
In rural parts of South Africa children often have to walk a long way to get to school. The NGO "Sweetbike" provides schools with second-hand bicycles, so kids can cycle to class.
A new, highly-contagious variant of the coronavirus has been discovered in South Africa as the country confronts a surge in new cases. CBS News reporter Haley Ott spoke to Tulio de Oliveira, one of the scientists who helped identify this mutation.

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