Archive for October 12th, 2018

Pik Botha, Apartheid-Era Minister, Dies in South Africa

| October 12, 2018

Pik Botha, the last foreign minister of South Africa's apartheid era and a contradictory figure who staunchly defended white minority rule but eventually recognized that change was inevitable, died on Friday at age 86.

Botha died in the early hours …

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Pik Botha, Apartheid-Era Minister, Dies in South Africa

| October 12, 2018

Pik Botha, the last foreign minister of South Africa's apartheid era and a contradictory figure who staunchly defended white minority rule but eventually recognized that change was inevitable, died on Friday at age 86.

Botha died in the early hours …

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Dozens Die in Uganda Mudslides Caused by Heavy Rains

| October 12, 2018

At least 34 people have died in mudslides triggered by torrential rains in a mountainous area of eastern Uganda that is prone to such disasters, a Red Cross official said Friday.

More victims are likely to be discovered when rescue …

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