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PRETORIA, South Africa a?? Stella Phetla waited for hours Wednesday to catch a glimpse of the body of Nelson Mandela, lying in state at the hilltop presidential building where she and other black South Africans could not enter until the fall of the apartheid regime two decades ago.
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Kenyans are suffering from Kenyamnesia. Are they risking getting diagnosed with Sycophancy Syndrome Disorder? Are their paramount chiefs deliberately contaminating them with this disease along tribal lines? My message to them: The battery of flattery received and enjoyed as lottery by a man from the coterie just flattens his growth inconspicuously, ... (more)
Mourners make their way to First National Bank Stadium to pay their respects to Nelson Mandela at his memorial service.
Sam Reinders is a photojournalist born and raised in Cape Town, South Africa. She was 13 when Nelson Mandela was freed from prison.
Kyle and Lorraine Garth, of Mason, Ohio, near Cincinnati, paid tribute to Nelson Mandela at his statue in Johannesburg on Monday, with children Leyna, 3, and Kaeden, 5. Lorraine was born and raised near Durban, South Africa, and came to the United States to work as an au pair, where she met her husband.
South Africa struggled Monday to meet the unprecedented logistical challenge of hosting close to 100 world leaders flying in from every corner of the globe for the state funeral of freedom icon Nelson Mandela.
Police say they were called to an address in response to a call about a missing boy, who they found a short time later Leigh Halfpenny crowned BBC Cymru Wales Sports Personality of the Year as Welsh rugby sweeps the board at awards ceremony Halfpenny finished ahead of Gareth Bale, Aled Sion Davies, Non Stanford and Becky James, while Warren Gatland ... (more)
ABOARD ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE 001, - Even after his death, Nelson Mandela has done what no one else seemingly could - bring Canada's past-and-present political leadership together, in one space, for a single cause - if only for a few hours.
Unlike the phobic love for dogs and other lower creatures so common among Americans, Africans will not get overly upset by claims of cruelty to animals.
Nelson Mandela once again united South Africans today as people irrespective of their colour and creed flocked into churches, mosques and temples to mark a 'Day of prayers' for the anti-apartheid icon.
In 1988, Phiri was one of more than 100 rebel soldiers arrested in South Africa for their role in a failed coup attempt in the tribal homeland of Bophuthatswana.
As news of Nelson Mandela's death spread on Thursday, Americans on the right and left lauded his accomplishments and expressed their sadness at his passing.
In his weekly address on Saturday, President Obama urged GOP lawmakers to extend the unemployment benefits that are set to expire this month, saying "it shouldn't be a partisan issue."
HANOVER VILLAGE, South Africa -- It's a death in the family, a family of millions who call him "Tata," Our Father.
When I heard Nelson Mandela was dead I was in my car, just about to leave the grocery-store parking lot.