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Nelson Mandela is gone, but many mourners waiting patiently for a chance to see Mandela for a last time on Thursday said they retain high hopes about South Africa's future.
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Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has paid an emotional tribute to former SA president and struggle icon Nelson Mandela, saying Africa is lost without him, a report says.
2 hrs ago | KTVN Reno
BANGUI, Central African Republic - African peacekeepers fired into the air Thursday in Central African Republic's chaotic capital, trying to disperse a mob bent on hunting down and killing Muslims taking refuge in a church compound.
6 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer
The son of late dictator Moammar Gadhafi briefly appeared before a militia-backed court in a western Libyan town on Thursday only to see the proceedings against him adjourned until the end of February.
Peers, MPs and invited guests will take part in a commemorative service being staged in Westminster Hall to mark Nelson Mandela's death Politicians in Westminster will celebrate the life of Nelson Mandela today as a music-filled service to remember the anti-apartheid hero is held in Parliament.
A man who provided sign language interpretation on stage for Nelson Mandela's memorial service, attended by scores of heads of state, was a "fake," the national director of the Deaf Federation of South Africa said on Tuesday.
An advocacy group says 19 members of the Lord's Resistance Army, or LRA, have defected in the Central African Republic where the rebels are being pursued by African Union forces backed by American advisers.
Global efforts to curb malaria are stalling after a drop in funds to buy bed nets, according to the latest report Wednesday from the World Health Organization.
The photographer who took the viral picture of President Obama's "selfie" with two other world leaders says Michelle Obama's expression has been distorted The photographer who took the viral picture of President Obama's "selfie" with two other world leaders says Michelle Obama's expression has been distorted.
The former Spice Girl is friends with the African leader's adult children and has been invited to spend the holidays with them there, reported the Daily Mirror.
Chris Montes and his fellow volunteer rescuers first saw what looked to be children's footprints in the snow.
Pictures taken inside the FNB Stadium in Soweto, South Africa, showed the two leaders smiling as they leaned in for a photo with Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt.
Aid workers have collected 461 bodies across Bangui, the capital, since Thursday, said Antoine Mbao Bogo of the local Red Cross.
Samuel Arachi , deputy inspector general of police, said Tuesday the eight died when a police car was sprayed with bullets 9 kilometers from the Kenya-Somalia border.
"To Graca Machel and the Mandela family; to President Zuma and members of the government; to heads of state and government, past and present; distinguished guests - it is a singular honor to be with you today, to celebrate a life unlike any other.
By The Associated Press Another round of snow is in the forecast for the mid-Atlantic region, just in time for the morning commute.