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South African court opens trial of police officer for death of 1971 anti-apartheid activist; paves way for prosecution of similar crimes
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South African court opens trial of police officer for death of 1971 anti-apartheid activist; paves way for prosecution of similar crimes

A former South African police officer will face trial over the 1971 killing of an anti-apartheid activist after a court ruling that could lead to the prosecution of similar crimes

Islamic State's 'caliph' is alive, but killing him won't change much; such groups thrive when societies fail to mediate conflicts
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Islamic State's 'caliph' is alive, but killing him won't change much; such groups thrive when societies fail to mediate conflicts

Islamic State's caliph Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s message will give hope to jihadists in many parts of the world, but it’s important to remember that IS has sustained itself, and expanded in new regions without hearing from him

Barack Obama to lead celebrations for Nelson Mandela's 100th birth anniversary in Johannesburg
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Barack Obama to lead celebrations for Nelson Mandela's 100th birth anniversary in Johannesburg

Barack Obama will give a speech in Johannesburg on 17 July, a day before Nelson Mandela's birth anniversary, and also host a town hall event.

Cannes Film Festival 2018: Nelson Mandela's associate attends premiere of documentary on Rivonia trial
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Cannes Film Festival 2018: Nelson Mandela's associate attends premiere of documentary on Rivonia trial

The State Against Mandela and the Others, a French-funded documentary based on the recently released audio recordings of the proceedings, premiered at Cannes

Winnie Mandela dies at 81: South Africa's flawed heroine was known as much for controversial past as activism
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Winnie Mandela dies at 81: South Africa's flawed heroine was known as much for controversial past as activism

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's marriage to Nelson Mandela and her anti-apartheid activism ensured many South Africans saw her as "the mother of the nation", but her past was littered with dark controversies

Winnie Mandela dead at 81: Nelson Mandela's ex-wife, South African anti-apartheid activist passes away after illness
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Winnie Mandela dead at 81: Nelson Mandela's ex-wife, South African anti-apartheid activist passes away after illness

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, prominent anti-apartheid activist and the ex-wife of Nelson Mandela, died in a hospital on Monday after a long illness, her family said. She was 81.

Cyril Ramaphosa's eventful career may take him from trade unionist and tycoon to South Africa's next president
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Cyril Ramaphosa's eventful career may take him from trade unionist and tycoon to South Africa's next president

Cyril Ramaphosa's long and eventful career has taken him from trade union activist to multi-millionaire — and now within a heartbeat of the South African presidency

Amnesty accuses Myanmar of imposing state-sponsored 'apartheid' on Rohingyas
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Amnesty accuses Myanmar of imposing state-sponsored 'apartheid' on Rohingyas

Myanmar's suffocating control of its Rohingya population amounts to "apartheid", Amnesty International said on Tuesday.

Muppets! Geoffrey Boycott falls victim to elaborate prank by co-commentator Jonathan Agnew
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Muppets! Geoffrey Boycott falls victim to elaborate prank by co-commentator Jonathan Agnew

The elaborately planned "wind up" began with Jonathan Agnew reading out a doctored press release from the ICC to Geoff Boycott.

Margaret Court's verbal diarrhoea: 'Full of lesbians' and other controversial quotes from tennis legend
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Margaret Court's verbal diarrhoea: 'Full of lesbians' and other controversial quotes from tennis legend

Margaret Court's comments have drawn the ire of former and current tennis players from Martina Navratilova to Andy Murray.

For many Africans, Cuban leader Fidel Castro was a hero who battled white supremacy
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For many Africans, Cuban leader Fidel Castro was a hero who battled white supremacy

Africa knows it is still a white man’s world. Hence it remembers Fidel Castro’s role in Africa. So should we.

Narendra Modi in South Africa: Can 'rainbow nation' be India's pivot to Africa?
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Narendra Modi in South Africa: Can 'rainbow nation' be India's pivot to Africa?

PM Modi arrived in South Africa on Friday. His visit assumes significance as it is the first state visit by an Indian PM in a decade.

South Africa's townships take to ballet: Watch as classical dance stirs up Soweto
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South Africa's townships take to ballet: Watch as classical dance stirs up Soweto

Ballet is beginning to find its feet in the country's black townships, thanks to a project to train township dance teachers in classical dance

South Africa protests apartheid column in Japanese press
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South Africa protests apartheid column in Japanese press

South Africa's ambassador to Japan has sent a letter of protest to a conservative Japanese newspaper about a recent column that in essence advocated separate residences for foreign workers modeled on apartheid.

I was never a saint, Nelson Mandela quoted in just-revealed memoirs
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I was never a saint, Nelson Mandela quoted in just-revealed memoirs

South Africa's anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela had grave concerns about his followers branding him a 'saint'.

Guy Scott becomes Zambia's first white president since apartheid
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Guy Scott becomes Zambia's first white president since apartheid

The appointment of Guy Scott as Zambia's acting president until elections are held within 90 days followed the death of President Michael Sata in a London hospital after a long illness.

Nadine Gordimer: Nobel laureate anti-apartheid author dies at 90
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Nadine Gordimer: Nobel laureate anti-apartheid author dies at 90

Gordimer, who won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1991 for novels that explored the complex relationships and human cost of racial conflict in apartheid-era South Africa, died peacefully in her sleep at her home in Johannesburg on Sunday.

Mandela's funeral procession reaches final resting place
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Mandela's funeral procession reaches final resting place

A hearse carrying Mandela's body drove into his hometown in rural South Africa ahead of burial Sunday, returning the country's peacemaker to the place where he had always wanted to die.

Photos: The 'fake' sign interpreter who sparked controversy at Mandela's memorial
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Photos: The 'fake' sign interpreter who sparked controversy at Mandela's memorial

The sign language interpreter who sparked controversy at Nelson Mandela's funeral has claimed he suffered hallucinations while on the dais.

South Africa unites to mourn Mandela with praise and prayers
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South Africa unites to mourn Mandela with praise and prayers

Mandela, South Africa's first black president who steered his nation out of apartheid and into multi-racial democracy, died on Thursday at the age of 95.