- South Asia Mourns Passing Of South Africa’s Anti-Apartheid Icon
December 06 2013 12:06 PM
Mandela had a long association with Indians and Indian people stretching back to his early days as an anti-apartheid activist.
- China's Authorities (And Political Prisoners) Remember Mandela's Legacy
December 06 2013 12:05 PM
Nelson Mandela is remembered by Chinese politicians and dissenters, but for slightly different reasons.
- Nelson Mandela In Ethiopia: A Peacemaker's Beginnings As Guerrilla Fighter
December 06 2013 11:30 AM
Before turning into an icon of national reconciliation, Nelson Mandela trained to wage war, in Ethiopia -- and left a deep legacy there.
- How The World's Major Newspapers Remembered Nelson Mandela
December 06 2013 10:39 AM
Newspapers across the world ran tributes to Mandela - one of the most influential statesmen and activists of the 20th century.
- Graça Machel: Mandela’s Third Wife And A Leader In Her Own Right
December 06 2013 4:17 AM
Machel’s political ideologies were deeply influenced by her experience during her school years in Mozambique’s capital, Maputo.
- Hear Four Of Mandela's Most Powerful Speeches
December 05 2013 6:27 PM
Remember Nelson Mandela with four of his most powerful speeches, in words and in video.
- The Indian Woman Mandela Loved And Almost Married
December 05 2013 5:13 PM
Mandela proposed to Amina Cachalia, an Indian anti-apartheid and women’s rights activist, soon after he divorced Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.
- World Mourns Nelson Mandela, South African Freedom Fighter
December 05 2013 4:52 PM
South Africa's Nelson Mandela, former president and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, has died at the age of 95.
- UN Tries New Tactic In DR Congo
December 03 2013 1:52 PM
The surrender of the M23 guerrillas didn't stop the United Nations from deploying UAVs against militant groups.
- Angola Muslims Cry Persecution Despite Denials
November 26 2013 5:23 PM
Mosque closings are reported, contradicting government officials' claims.
- Five Things To Know About Angola
November 25 2013 7:47 PM
Find out more about the Republic of Angola, which reportedly banned Islam.
- In Prospering Morocco, What Arab Spring?
November 22 2013 3:36 PM
King Mohammed IV of Morocco arrives in Washington to see President Obama as the country seeks to grow its business ties to America.
- Pirates Threatening African Oil Trade
November 21 2013 11:35 AM
Violent pirates are raiding ships off West Africa's coast, threatening the region's oil supply
- Tourists, Corrupt Cops, And Billions Worth Of Oil: Western Ghana At A Crossroads
November 15 2013 2:07 PM
Will the discovery of major oil reserves be good or bad for Western Ghana? The jury is still out.
- French Priest Abducted In Cameroon, The Heart Of African Catholicism
November 14 2013 12:50 PM
French nationals have been targeted before in the region by Boko Haram.
- For DR Congo, Peace With M23 Proves Elusive -- But Does It Matter?
November 12 2013 1:05 PM
A peace deal between Congo and a guerrilla group backed by Rwanda has been delayed yet again, and the central African conflicts continue.
- Why Is Spain’s National Football Team Playing Friendly In Corrupt, Impoverished Equatorial Guinea?
November 12 2013 11:32 AM
Obiang, who seized power in a military coup in 1979, ranks as one of the world’s longest serving rulers.
- Ghana Fires Official For Admitting She's In It For The Money
November 08 2013 10:35 AM
Vicky Hammah was fired as a deputy minister over comments that were secretrly recorded.
- Murder Uncovers Ugly Racist Attitudes Of Indians Toward Blacks
November 06 2013 2:12 PM
That attack represented the culmination of long tensions between local Indians and a small Nigerian community.
- Beyond Boko Haram: The Roots Of Conflict In Northern Nigeria
November 05 2013 2:26 PM
Boko Haram has become a byword for instability in northern Nigeria, but Islamist militants are not the only ones to blame.