A possible challenge to the leadership of South Africa President Jacob Zuma was crushed last week with news that Mamphela Ramphele would not be a candidate.
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Family feuds could stall settlement of Nelson Mandela’s estate, estimated at $4.1 million. The family met last week to hear the reading of the will
Tunisia’s new constitution is being called “a revolution in itself” and the most liberal constitution in the Arab world, produced through consensus, for its promises of gender equality.
The U.N. is appealing to countries not to deport Somali refugees as the situation in southern and central Somalia is still unsafe.
South Africa’s Democratic Alliance has announced that anti-apartheid activist Mamphela Ramphele will be their presidential candidate for this year’s elections which take place in April.
Journalist Anne Waithera of Kenya, stricken by cancer, passed away this week at the youthful age of 39. She was the first BBC bilingual—English and KiSwahili—reporter in Addis Ababa.
As developers rush to complete a dream city hopes for a better future are growing dim for the sister city of Lagos, the largest city in Africa.