News about Africa continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
5 hrs ago | Brandon Sun
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.
Would same-sex marriage undermine traditional marriage?
Should America ever negotiate with terrorists?
9 hrs ago | New York Daily News
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.
Political and religious leaders across the Westcountry have joined millions around the world in paying tribute to Nelson Mandela, many citing his struggle to bring freedom to South Africa as an inspiration for their own careers.
Johannesburg, Dec. 6: Nelson Mandela's funeral will be the planet's biggest since Princess Diana's, with every living US President and scores of world leaders including the Pope and the Dalai Lama descending on South Africa.
People of all colors hugged and shared emotional moments as anti-apartheid leaders like retired archbishop Desmond Tutu called for the 51 million South Africans to adhere to the values of unity and democracy that Mandela embodied.
Sweet Dreams is a truly delicious film-a triple-decker trifecta of a cinema treat that serves up an improbable mix of three of the most disparate elements imaginable: the 1994 Rwandan genocide, an insurgent team of feminist drummers and Central Africa's first ice cream shop.
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin has paid tribute to Nelson Mandela's moral leadership which gave the people of South Africa the courage to move forward from apartheid.
The death of Nelson "Madiba" Mandela yesterday prompted numerous officials to pay tribute to his contributions to South Africa and the world and express a sense of loss at the passing of the 95-year-old human rights icon.
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.