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Financial, family woes of Winnie Mandela, South Africa’s ‘Mother of the Nation’

By Nkepile Mabuse, Johannesburg (CNN) — “This shouldn’t be happening” — these were the words of a visibly nervous and frustrated sheriff of the court as he rang the outside


African Union celebrates 50 years

By KIRUBEL TADESSE Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – African nations this week mark the 50th year since the founding of a continentwide organization that spearheaded efforts to liberate Africa from colonial

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Rwanda: Ntarama, a Story of Untold Barbarism

By Eric Didier Karinganire – The township of Ntarama is home to a red-brick Christian church, set in a garden and surrounded by trees. It looks like a very quiet


Nigeria: Boko Haram Islamists ‘arrested’ in Maiduguri

About 120 militant Islamists have been arrested in Nigeria’s north-eastern city of Maiduguri, as they were organising the burial of a commander, an army spokesman has said. The military has


Mandela’s daughters sue their father

Johannesburg – Nelson Mandela’s daughters are suing him for the rights to his artworks and control of his millions, The Star reported on Monday. According to the newspaper, Zenani and