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March 10, 2014
Mandela's grandson Mandla Mandela (Photo: publicnewshub.com)
South Africa will charge one of Nelson Mandela's grandsons with assault and brandishing a gun at another man, a prosecutor's official said on Sunday, in a further embarrassment for the...
Mali's ex-junta chief Amadou Sanogo detained (Photo: bamada.net)
Malian security forces have detained General Amadou Sanogo, the leader of the coup that plunged the country into chaos last year, the defense ministry said on Wednesday. Sanogo has this month...
Millions of Malians were expected to vote on Sunday in parliamentary elections intended to cap the troubled west African nation's return to democracy but overshadowed by the threat of Islamist...
Chad's President Idriss Deby (Photo: fr.starafrica.com)
Chad's President Idriss Deby named a new prime minister on Thursday, hours after the previous head of government resigned along with his cabinet as parliament prepared to examine a motion of...
Arab and African leaders meeting in Kuwait on Wednesday wound up their first summit since the region's uprisings in 2011 by calling for closer economic and security cooperation.
Nelson Mandela's tearful widow was among scores of family and dignitaries who stopped to pay their last respects before his open casket Wednesday, as the celebrated leader lay in state.
Nigeria reacted to the news of Nelson Mandela’s death with the announcement of three days of national mourning, a gesture of total respect for a non-Nigerian held in huge regard across Africa’s most populous country.
Former president Thabo Mbeki on Sunday challenged South Africa's leadership to ask if they are living up to Nelson Mandela's standards, in a pointed public challenge to his ANC comrades.
South Africans of all races and religions united in an outpouring of prayer and song for their beloved Nelson Mandela on Sunday, hearing calls to keep his dream of a Rainbow Nation alive.
France said it will start disarming fighters in the Central African Republic by force if necessary on Monday, as relative calm returned to the capital Bangui following three days of heavy fighting between Christians and Muslims.