Mandela’s family makes first statement after his death

Nelson Mandela's family has given a first public statement since his death, describing the difficulty of the past two days and the week ahead. "The...

Mandela to be buried on Sunday after a three day funeral...

A funeral cortege bearing Nelson Mandela's body will travel through the streets of Pretoria for three days ahead of his burial on Sunday, December...

Nelson Mandela Death “Shocks and Shatters” Joyce Banda

During an interview on BBC Radio, Malawi President Joyce Banda had this to say about the recent death of anti-apartheid hero, Nelson Mandela, “We...

Internet Could Contribute U$300bn to Africa’s GDP by 2025 – McKinsey...

According to a recent report from global consulting firm McKinsey, internet use in Africa is on the rise. Even though only about 16% of...

15 interesting facts about Mandela

1. Mandela's birth name – Rolihlahla – is an isiXhosa name that means "pulling the branch of the tree". Colloquially it also means "troublemaker"....

Nelson Mandela Dead at Age 95

President Jacob Zuma’s office has revealed that Nelson Mandela’s has died aged 95. According to the source, the iconic Mandela peacefully died after recurring...

Mandela’s funeral was planned a year ago

Nelson Mandela’s funeral was planned a year ago, according to reports. The Guardian UK reports that it has obtained a full schedule of events...

Nelson Mandela has died – President Zuma

Former South African President Nelson Mandela died peacefully at his Johannesburg home on Thursday after a prolonged lung infection, President Jacob Zuma said. Mandela, the...

South Africa making peace with saying goodbye to Mandela

South Africans appeared resigned on Thursday to the inevitability of one day saying goodbye to former president Nelson Mandela after the 95-year-old anti-apartheid passed...

Tanzania opens an underwater hotel (Images)

Joining a list of other experimental under-the-sea hotel rooms in Florida, Sweden and the Maldives, the underwater room at Manta Resort on remote Pemba...

Britain wanted to overthrow Mugabe – discloses Mbeki

Tony Blair’s Government asked South Africa to help Britain invade Zimbabwe and topple Robert Mugabe by force, Thabo Mbeki, the former president, has disclosed. When...

Angola bans Islam

A number of news outlets have reported that Angola has "banned" Islam and started to dismantle mosques in a bold effort to stem the...

SA media dares Zuma

The South African media has challenged President Zuma on an order he imposed on them not to publish pictures of his compound that has...

“Relations with Malawi still cordial despite disparaging remarks,” says Zuma.

South African President, Jacob Zuma, who a month ago used Malawi as an example in bad light has said that relations between Malawi and...

Zimbabwe gives foreigners December end to close business

Zimbabwe has given foreigners up to the end of December to close their businesses in sectors reserved for locals or risk arrest. According to the...

Nigerian president falls sick in the UK

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has been taken ill and given medical treatment while overseas, but his condition is not said to be serious. The president...

“I won’t rest until I marry Zahara,” man claims as he...

TWO YEARS AGO, Sifiso saw Zahara on TV and fell in love. And his love for her has grown so strong that he is determined...

African slots at the World cup filled up, team line up...

The five slots for Africa at the World cup have all been filled finally and, for sure, African football is miles away from developing...