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"A great tree has fallen, he is now going home to rest with his forefathers. We thank them for lending us such an icon."
U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands with Cuban President Raul Castro during the official memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela at FNB Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa.
In this Dec. 11, 2013 file photo, Thamsanqa Jantjie, the bogus sign language interpreter at last week's Nelson Mandela memorial service, speaks at his home in Bramfischerville, South Africa.
Chile's CFR Pharmaceuticals has accused South Africa's state pension fund of protectionism for opposing its $1.2 billion bid for drugmaker Adcock Ingram, a sensitive charge in a country keen to attract capital but wary of foreign takeovers.
Bob Charlie, seen last week, said he was impressed by the late Nelson MandelasE1 4 absence of animosity toward those who had jailed him or kept him in prison.
Guerrilla street artist Robbie Conal is celebrating Nelson Mandela's life by recruiting volunteers to place some 6,000 posters of the hero across Los Angeles and Capetown.
It was inappropriate for ANC members as well as its detractors to use Nelson Mandela's memorial service to vent their spleen at Jacob Zuma, says Saber Jazbhay .
Much of South Africa's coal is mined and burned in Mpumalanga Province, where the Ex-Im Bank is financing a giant power plant.
The bogus sign language interpreter at last week's Nelson Mandela memorial service was among a group of people who accosted two men found with a stolen television and burned them to death by setting fire to tires placed around their necks, one of the interpreter's cousins and three of his friends told The Associated Press Monday.
Christmas fun on the slopes of Whistler mountain saw 75 Santas and Mrs. Claus ready for some skiing and festivities that go with the season.
South Africa is the "lightning capital of the world"-and a laboratory for scientists trying to understand the effects of lightning on the body.
His flag-draped casket resting on a carpet of animal skins, Nelson Mandela was laid to rest Sunday in the green, rolling hills of the eastern hamlet where he began his extraordinary journey - one that led him from prison to the presidency, a global symbol of endurance and reconciliation in the fight against South Africa's racist rule.
President Barack Obama's acknowledgement that his promise that Americans could keep their health insurance plan turned out to be inaccurate has been named the year's best quote.
Paralympian Oscar Pistorius appears in the Pretoria Magistrate s Court for the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine s Day.