April 17, 2005 |
The battered sign beside the road proclaimed, "Esther is here. The 1st woman who visited oversea. Art Woman." We turned and jounced down a dirt road to find "Art Woman," Esther Mahlangu, barefoot and lying on her stomach outside her thatch-roofed house. Nearly every inch of it was splashed with vivid geometric designs in pink, purple, blue, black and green. She was painstakingly applying tiny decorative glass beads to a pair of tennis shoes. Mahlangu wasn't kidding on her sign.
April 19, 1994 |
Alastair, 61, property developer and broker Jennie, 52, former South Africa women's golf champion Katrina, 15, student * Home: Suburban Johannesburg * Politics: Democratic Party * Background: Alastair immigrated from England 28 years ago. Jennie's parents came from England in the 1930s. * Alastair Barclay: "We can't wait to get beyond the election and move on to the new South Africa as quickly as we can. We know it won't be easy and painless, but we know it must be done."
October 17, 1999 |
MEN *--* No. Player Comment 1. Andre Agassi How many shots to reach Zimbabwe? 2. Pete Sampras Healthier than his beloved Lakers. 3. Yevgeny Kafelnikov New excuse in Vienna--lack of fresh air. 4. Patrick Rafter Supported Davis Cup mates from sideline. 5. Nicolas Kiefer Don't invite him and Becker to same party. 6. Richard Krajicek Trying to slow Kiefer Express. 7. Todd Martin Slow court speeded up downfall in Vienna. 8. Lleyton Hewitt Looks as though he should be on "Dawson's Creek." 9.
February 14, 1995 |
A fourth suspect accused in the death of American exchange student Amy Biehl appeared in court briefly Monday. Ntobeko Ambrose Peni, 19, was arrested last month and has pleaded innocent in the 1993 murder. Three other young men were convicted last year. During his appearance Monday, a judge postponed Peni's trial until April 27.
March 7, 2000
George Solt, 81, a West Hollywood businessman and real estate developer. After earning a law degree in his native Hungary, Solt ran the family's Bristol Hotel in Budapest until the Communists took power. In 1947, Solt and his wife, Maria, fled to London and later moved to Cape Town, South Africa. Solt founded Flattery Stockings, Africa's first women's hosiery factory, which he later sold to the British textile company Kayser.
January 17, 2005 |
Alice Foulo Ntoi's job as a seamstress pays enough to support her husband, her four children, her mother and her two nieces. It also protects her from AIDS. Nurses at the factory where Ntoi works give her free condoms and medical counseling. The factory owner, Shinning Century Ltd., sells her vitamins at a discount. For Shinning Century, it's not charity.