Topic: Nelson Mandela
Tony Blair, as British prime minister, made the decision to send British troops into Iraq in 2003, alongside the US. Tony Blair also said his successor, Gordon Brown, has 'zero' emotional intelligence.
09/01/2010 12:53 pm
The Fan Walk – a car-free stretch in Cape Town that connected a downtown public soccer viewing area with a World Cup stadium – has spurred plans for more pedestrian malls at sporting events.
08/29/2010 02:28 pm
After successfully hosting this summer's World Cup, the challenge for South Africa's government is to make a serious dent in urban crime, tackle corruption, lessen poverty, and shape South Africa as a model for a continent wracked by economic and political problems.
08/26/2010 04:39 pm
More than 1.3 million government nurses, teachers, and office workers went on strike in South Africa on Wednesday, pushing for higher wages.
08/18/2010 05:43 pm
The African National Congress (ANC) is proposing a bill that South African media say would take the country back to apartheid-era practices, restricting their ability to investigate government practices and look into cases of incompetence or corruption.
08/16/2010 05:22 pm
‘Mugabe and the White African’ traces one family’s fight to save their farm in the face of Mugabe’s brutal tactics.
08/11/2010 05:55 pm
Naomi Campbell testified last week she did not know the source or value of the 'stones' she received in 1997. But former Naomi Campbell agent Carole White says that she knew that it was a diamond and that it came from Liberian president Charles Taylor.
08/10/2010 01:57 pm
At the war crimes trial of former Liberian president Charles Taylor, Mia Farrow said Naomi Campbell bragged about receiving uncut diamonds from Taylor via unknown messengers. Prosecutors say the stones funded civil wars in Liberia and Sierra Leone.
08/09/2010 11:20 am
The 'dirty stones' - uncut diamonds - that model Naomi Campbell indicated she may have received from Liberian strongman Charles Taylor, now on trial for war-crimes at The Hague, were handed over to authorities by a man affiliated with a charity established by former South African President Nelson Mandela.
08/06/2010 01:46 pm
Africa Monitor Naomi Campbell tells war crimes tribunal she got 'dirty rocks': Were they blood diamonds?
Naomi Campbell reluctantly testified at a UN-backed war crimes tribunal today over whether former Liberian president Charles Taylor gave her one or more 'blood diamonds.'
08/05/2010 06:33 am