| Jul 24, 2013
| 3:30 PM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- The recent feud among family members of former South African President Nelson Mandela over the bodies of his three dead children was damaging enough to the famous name.
It has now emerged that a university law clinic...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 5:10 AM
CAIRO -- Egyptian prosecutors Wednesday ordered the arrest of Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie in an escalating crackdown on the Islamist organization as the new military-installed government prepares the troubled nation for elections in six...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 1:25 PM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Nelson Mandela's king is a colorful figure. Perhaps a little too colorful.
Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo's greatest claim to fame is that he counts South Africa's first black president among his subjects.
But the king of...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 10:54 AM
PRETORIA, South Africa -- Nelson Mandela remains in a critical condition in a hospital in Pretoria, but one of his grandsons said Tuesday that the former president of South Africa was responsive and "very much alive."
Ndaba Mandela urged people to...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 10:34 AM
PRETORIA, South Africa -- As South Africans continued their long and painful vigil Tuesday for critically ill elder statesman Nelson Mandela, his family was in court in a Shakespearean battle over the bones of his three dead children.
The drama --...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 9:04 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- In the end, the bitter family feud came to this: Police used a pickax to break down the gates at the home of Nelson Mandela's grandson Wednesday in search of the bones of the elder statesman's dead children.
| Jul 4, 2013
| 11:32 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — As a boy, Mandla Mandela wanted nothing more than to be a disc jockey in the city. But his grandfather, former South African President Nelson Mandela, picked him to live in the rolling hills of Eastern Cape as leader...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 11:01 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- President Jacob Zuma and Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu voiced the dismay of many fellow South Africans on Friday when they called on the family of ailing elder statesman Nelson Mandela to stop its acrimonious public row....
| Jun 29, 2013
| 7:18 AM
PRETORIA, South Africa -- President Obama and South African President Jacob Zuma traded tributes to an ailing Nelson Mandela on Saturday during a wide-ranging news conference that exposed friction over international justice, diplomacy and security in...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 4:33 AM
CAPE TOWN, South Africa -- President Obama on Sunday will unveil a new initiative to expand access to electricity in sub-Saharan Africa, in a speech that will point to Nelson Mandela's work as evidence of the potential for rapid transformation on the...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 4:43 AM
CAIRO -- Tens of thousands of protesters swept across villages and cities Sunday, denouncing Egypt's embattled Islamist president and raising fears that the days ahead will be marked with factional hate and bloodshed in what activists are calling a new...