Topic: Nelson Mandela
Conflicting reports about what South African President Jacob Zuma said to Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi highlight South Africa's comparatively docile response to Qaddafi's violence against rebels.
03/09/2011 02:51 pm
In Pictures Qaddafi: A look back
Ugandan officials announced Sunday that veteran President Yoweri Museveni won Friday’s presidential election with 68 percent of the vote, but top rival Kizza Besigye rejects the results.
02/20/2011 02:01 pm
Former Liberian President Charles Taylor faces indictments on 11 counts, including murder, rape, sexual slavery, and the use of child soldiers in a brutal civil war that ravaged Sierra Leone.
02/09/2011 12:11 pm
As the number of young people in South Africa increases and access to the Internet improves, so too will access to the kind of resistance we’re witnessing in Egypt and Tunisia, writes guest blogger Khadija Patel.
02/02/2011 12:36 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the day 01/27
This week's flurry of news about former President Nelson Mandela's hospital visit illustrates South Africans' powerful feelings for the man they credit for holding the country together on its path toward democracy.
01/27/2011 11:05 am
Monitor readers share their favorite book picks.
01/19/2011 05:50 am
At the end of voting in South Sudan's referendum, leader Salva Kiir called on the South Sudanese to forgive northern Sudan for past grievances, just as Nelson Mandela asked black South Africans to do at the end of apartheid.
01/18/2011 11:13 am
Former Nazi prisoner Stéphane Hessel argues that figures like Martin Luther King Jr. prove that hope mixed with an 'unwillingness to compromise on human rights' can defeat oppression.
01/17/2011 12:57 pm