(BANGUI, Central African Republic) — The rebel-leader-turned-president of Central African Republic acknowledged Sunday that he doesn’t have total control over former allies who are accused of killing scores of civilians. He said even “an angel from the sky” could not solve all his country’s problems.
Violence in just the past few …
In a national day of remembrance, South Africans of every color congregated for prayer and reflection on whether the country has lived up to the leader’s legacy
President Jacob Zuma, ex-wife Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, and grandson Mandla Mandela attend in Johannesburg
(JOHANNESBURG) — South Africans of all races flocked to houses of worship Sunday for a national day of prayer and reflection to honor Nelson Mandela, unified in their love for a historic figure whose funeral is expected to be one of the biggest in modern times.
At the Regina Mundi Church that was near the epicenter of the Soweto …
The late South African leader’s family members and President Jacob Zuma have been tainted by scandals and impropriety
Sectarian violence leaves capital on brink of anarchy
South African authorities bracing for massive crowds at memorial and funeral
(BANGUI, Central African Republic) — French President Francois Hollande says his country is raising its troop deployment in Central African Republic to 1,600 — 400 more than initially planned.
Hollande told reporters after a Paris summit on security in Africa that the 1,600 deployment — to be completed Saturday — would remain …
“We watched as the hope of Africa sprang through the prison’s doors.”
The man who was assigned to guard political prisoner Nelson Mandela mourns Madiba’s passing
Celebration and mourning for the anti-apartheid leader sprung up from Johannesburg to London to Washington
(BANGUI, Central African Republic) — Thousands of people crowded into a field outside Central African Republic’s main airport on Friday, hoping that French soldiers would protect them after a spasm of bloodshed in the lawless capital left more than 100 people dead.
With the capital of Bangui hovering at the edge of anarchy, French …
The former South African President will be laid to rest on Dec. 15 in the village of Qunu where he grew up