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Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Kenya, Madagascar

2017-09-16 11:30

The Nelson Mandela Foundation has hit back at Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, and an analyst says Kenya's electoral body must be "sincerely reformed" before the presidential election re-run next month.

Mugabe should chastise South Africans, not Mandela

2017-09-11 09:12

If Mugabe believes Mandela let black South Africans down in 1994, he must accept that South Africans have let the people of Zimbabwe down by failing to deal with him, writes Mondli Zondo.

Top Africa stories: SADC, Zim, Kenya

2017-09-08 09:00

Troops from several southern African countries, including SA, are deploying to Lesotho following the murder of the country's military chief, and Britain and MDC the have refuted claims of a 'political deal' with Zimbabwean VP Emmerson Mnangagwa.

Mugabe: Mandela 'forgot why he was in jail… that's why everything in SA is in whites' hands'

2017-09-04 06:14

President Robert Mugabe says Nelson Mandela cherished his personal freedom over the economic freedom of his people, which is why today in South Africa "everything is in the whites' hands", reports say.

Kenya's 'Mandela' is hoping for a presidential victory that has long eluded him

2017-08-08 10:14

Kenyan four-time presidential hopeful, Raila Odinga, is hoping for some Madiba magic. That much is clear from his Facebook page.

Fallout over the book will get worse

2017-07-30 05:56

The fallout over Vejay Ramlakan’s book documenting the final hours of former president Nelson Mandela’s life is set to get worse.

Moving beyond giving 67 minutes

2017-07-30 05:52

As long as children still live under plastic covers, as long as many of our people are still without jobs, no South African should rest and wallow in the joy of freedom, writes Herman Mashaba.

Court frees Nigerian man who named his dog after President Buhari

2017-07-26 15:25

A Nigerian court has reportedly dismissed charges filed against a man in Ogun state, who named his dog 'Buhari'.

'Some things are meant to be private' - Twitter reacts to Mandela book being withdrawn

2017-07-25 11:52

Penguin Random House has withdrawn all copies of the latest book on former President Nelson Mandela's final days. South Africans weigh in on whether or not this was the right decision.

Mandla Mandela speaks out against book on his grandfather

2017-07-22 22:30

Chief Mandla Mandela and his family are aggrieved by a book that has shared intimate details of the former president Nelson Mandela’s last moments before his death.

 

Nelson Mandela Foundation hits back at Mugabe... says he 'should base his comments on facts'

2017-09-15 09:57

The Nelson Mandela Foundation has hit back at Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, saying that he should base his comments on facts when interrogating the South African icon's legacy, reports say.

Top Africa stories: Zim, Nigeria, Libya

2017-09-09 09:03

Zimbabwe's president says ANC Secretary General Gwede Mantashe 'stupidly' reacted to his remarks about Nelson Mandela, and the Mugabes have been slapped with a bill of R780 000 to repair a luxury Sandton apartment.

Mugabe must stop attacking Madiba's legacy - Mantashe

2017-09-05 20:22

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is telling lies about South Africa's economy and he must stop, ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe has said.

#Declassified: Apartheid Profits - the sanctions busters toolkit

2017-08-18 07:15

Open Secrets, in its third instalment on the Declassified: Apartheid Profits series, unpacks some of the ways the private sector colluded with the apartheid government to bust sanctions.

Work starts to open Madiba’s grave to public

2017-08-06 06:01

Former president Nelson Mandela’s gravesite in Qunu in the Eastern Cape is receiving a face-lift.

Reading between the blurred lines

2017-07-30 05:52

The furore over the publishing of the latest Mandela biography raises a host of questions, writes Solani Ngobeni.

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela denies claims she approved Mandela book

2017-07-26 20:32

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has denied claims that she approved the publication of a controversial book describing former president Nelson Mandela's last days.

Mandela’s Last Years - pulp(ing) facts

2017-07-25 19:41

The withdrawal and probably pulping, at considerable cost, of thousands of copies of Vijay Ramlakan’s book, Mandela’s Last Years, is unprecedented in South African publishing.

Book about Mandela's 'last days' withdrawn from circulation

2017-07-24 20:57

A new book describing former president Nelson Mandela’s last moments has been withdrawn from circulation, publisher Penguin Random House South Africa has announced.

Defence department distances itself from book on Mandela’s ‘last years’

2017-07-22 18:29

The defence department on Saturday distanced itself from a newly-released book detailing the former president Nelson Mandela’s last moments before his death.

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