Nelson Mandela, who became president of South Africa in 1994, remained on a terrorist watch list in the United States until 2008, and his attempts to end Apartheid were not supported in the U.S. government for several years.
Month: April 2014
The High Line is one of the most visited public spaces in New York City. It used to be an elevated train track but was transformed into a park, with lush foliage and a unique view of the city.
The odds of being struck by lightning are much higher than average in South Africa, where 260 lightning-related deaths are recorded each year out of the nation’s population of 51 million people.
On January 9, 2014, 10,000 gallons of crude MCHM and PPH, harmful chemicals used for cleaning impurities from coal, spilled from a storage tank into West Virginia’s Elk River.