AFRICOM Sneaks Into South Africa

[U.S. Embassy Pretoria]For hundreds of South African children, an early release from school meant the difference between life and death when a tornado ripped through their village, destroying the small school trailer classroom some of them had occupied. A teachers' conference allowed the children to leave their Shongani Village School early at 11 a.m., only 90 minutes before the twister rampaged through the village.