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The Cape Medical Museum

The thing about researching and working on difficult heritage is that it is difficult for a reason. Part of why I planned such a lengthy research trip to South Africa was that I knew I’d be confronting a lot of serious, emotional topics and sites, and I wanted to have time in between these more intense experiences to recover. 590 more words

Oscar Pistorius agent seeks prison meeting over runner's career, Olympic body says ineligible for 5 years

Oscar Pistorius’ agent says he is seeking a meeting with the double-amputee athlete in prison in the next few days to discuss his running future. South Africa’s Olympic committee says Pistorius is ineligible to compete for five years. 91 more words

Sports

The Golden Johannesburg, South Africa

Johannesburg is an African city  enveloped with mystery that yearns for discovery. Johannesburg is characterized by contradiction and an apparent seamless combination of irreconcilable differences. The largest city in South Africa,  is also the wealthiest and, without doubt, the economic powerhouse of Africa. 207 more words

Travel

On a serious note, domestic violence in the LGBT community

TW: domestic violence

Recently on Twitter there was a conversation happening tagged #whydidntsheleave and #whyididntleave which highlighted the reality of so many people living in abusive households. 457 more words

Lesbian

Nigeria Super Falcons have qualified for the final of the 2014 African Women’s Championship (AWC) and the FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2015

Nigeria Super Falcons have qualified for the final of the 2014 African Women’s Championship (AWC) following a 2-1 victory over South Africa Banyana Banyana on Wednesday. 168 more words

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Sugar Cane and... "Sugar Cane"

When I was choosing a photograph to give you today, I decided to focus on what we saw on our recent road trip: Sugar cane. We were passing the fields of Selati Sugar, near the Malelane entrance to Kruger National Park. 259 more words

Travel

EA Interviews: Jenny Baker's Internship in South Africa

The Education Abroad office at the University of Kentucky has five main types of education abroad programs that we use when advising students in choosing a program to study with. 513 more words

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