Cyril Ramaphosa Donald Trump

South Africa has temporarily withdrawn an expropriations bill to seize land from white farmers after U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted that he asked Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to look into reports of widespread murders of white farmers in the motherland.

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H&M Stores

H&M closed down all of its stores in South Africa after the stores were ransacked by a group protesting a H&M online advertisement featuring a black boy wearing a hoodie.

The Swedish-based clothing retailer announced all stores in South Africa were temporarily closed after the protesters trashed the stores on Saturday.

Activists and consumers were outraged over an H&M ad featuring a black boy wearing a hoodie that read: "Coolest Monkey in the Jungle".

The boy's mother later dismissed the controversy, telling Americans to "Stop crying wolf all the time".

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Sibongile Mani

A college student in South Africa went on a lavish spending spree after she accidentally received $1 million in financial aide, the NY Daily News reports.

The error occurred in June when Sibongile Mani, a 27-year-old student at Walter Sisulu University, discovered her usual $100 monthly stipend on her financial aide debit card had swelled to $1 million.

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Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters denies accusations that she wore latex gloves because she didn't want to touch black children at a soup kitchen in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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