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Cape Town. Michael Stipe, lead vocalist of the band REM, performs at a
concert in the city, as part of their "Around the Sun" world tour.
South Africa's first lady of song, Miriam Makeba performs at the 7th
Annual Cape Town International Jazz Festival. This performance is to be
part of "Mama Africa's" final tour, before she retired. Makeba died in
Barack Obama, US senator for Illinois, on Robben Island, now a museum,
about six kilometres from the city, in Table Bay. Obama, a US
presidential possibility, was visiting the island prison where Nelson
Mandela was imprisoned for about 18 years, as part of a larger visit to
Nelson Mandela, at home, before a Mandela Rhodes Fellowship event. The
MRF is one of Mandela's charity organisations.
South African President, Thabo Mbeki speaks during the World Economic
Forum on Africa Meeting in Cape Town.
Cape Town. Renowned astrophycisist, Professor Stephen Hawking, was the
at an event, where eminent scientists discussed where the next Einstein
would come from.
Hawking is disabled by amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
Renowned playright, Atholl Fugard in the Baxter Theatre in Cape Town.
The Dalai Lama during his first visit to Cape Town.
South Africa Cape Town. Cesaria Evora, acclaimed singer from Cape
in the city's annual Cape Town International Jazz Festival.
South African president, Nelson Mandela, on the steps of Tuynhuys, in
Parliament, Cape Town ,
during the US president, Bill Clinton's, first state visit to South
South Africa Cape Town. Alleged mafia figure, Vito Palazzolo, outside
the Wynberg magistrates court.
Peter Toerien, South African theatre stalwart, and director of the
Theatre on the Bay, in
Camps Bay, Cape Town.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu, chair of the Truth and
, during the first hearings of
the TRC, in Cape Town.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu, chair of the Truth and Reconciliation
Commission(TRC), listens to particularly
upsetting testimony during the
first hearings of the TRC, in Cape