- Palestinians remember Mandela as an inspiration Updated: Dec-08-13 12:30 pm
- Obamas to attend Tuesday service for Mandela Updated: Dec-07-13 7:32 pm
- Mandela mourned as inspiration in many struggles Updated: Dec-06-13 2:24 pm
- Obama offers condolences to South Africa's Zuma Updated: Dec-05-13 9:06 pm
- President Obama's comments about death of Mandela Updated: Dec-05-13 6:31 pm
- Major events in the life of Nelson Mandela Updated: Dec-05-13 5:26 pm
- FIFA opens SAfrican match-fixing probe Updated: Nov-15-13 5:17 am
RAMALLAH, West Bank - Palestinians mourned Nelson Mandela as their most loyal champion, lighting candles in special prayer services Sunday and holding his picture like a shield in confrontations with Israeli troops.
Nelson Mandela led black South Africans in their struggle to throw off the yoke of white rule and then helped the entire nation heal the wounds of racial division.
President Barack Obama on Thursday mourned the death of South Africa's first black president Nelson Mandela, the anti-apartheid icon. Obama made a somber appearance at the White House to talk about the loss of Mandela with whom he shares the distinction of being his nation's first black president.
July 18, 1918 - Born to Hendry Mphakanyiswa, a Thembu chief, and Nosekeni Qunu in the Umtata district of the Transkei, at a time when virtually all of Africa was under European colonial rule
JOHANNESBURG - Frustrated with South Africa's delays, FIFA's ethics committee prosecutor has opened an investigation into allegations of match-fixing in friendlies before the 2010 World Cup.