The president of Rwanda recalls his fellow African leader
South Africa’s rugby captain remembers when Mandela used sport for national healing
American and other Western celebrities mourn the death of Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s inspirational freedom fighter and first black President.
Dignitaries from all over the world are expected to attend his funeral
An actor recalls the moment Nelson Mandela changed his life
Mandela made himself indispensable by dispensing with the things that empowered tyrants: pride, power, anger and vengeance
Humor, humility and the ability to compromise were the marks of the man
TIME’s former managing editor writes about the man he knew — a prisoner turned peacemaker who carried South Africa out of apartheid and changed the world
TUNIS, Tunisia) — The defense lawyer for a Tunisian rapper says his client has been convicted of insulting police and sentenced to four months in prison.
Ghazi Mrabet said rapper Ala Yacoubi, known as Weld El 15, appeared in court in the coastal city of Hammamet Thursday on charges of insulting a public servant and public
(ALGIERS, Algeria) — Algerian army helicopters killed a high-level al-Qaeda operative and four associates as they sped through the southern Algerian desert, a local official said Thursday.
Two four-wheel-drive vehicles carrying Khalil Ould Addah, also known as Abu Bassen, were hit as they traveled through the desert province
ABUJA, Nigeria) — Nigeria’s Aviation Ministry says the international airport at the country’s capital, Abuja, is closed with the runway blocked by a Saudi cargo plane.
Hundreds of passengers are stranded. Domestic airlines Arik Air and Aero Contractors cancelled all Thursday flights to and from Abuja. The British Airways Web
(MOGADISHU, Somalia) — A police official says a suicide car bomber, targeting two pick-up trucks carrying Puntland Marine Forces in northern Somalia, has killed nine people and wounded 37 others.
Saeed Abdi, a senior police officer in Somalia’s semi-autonomous region of Puntland, said Thursday that a woman and child were among those who
The chemistry teacher at a local school was reportedly jogging near where the U.S. Ambassador was killed last year when he was shot