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Stories with person: Nelson Mandela
  • South Africa's Desmond Tutu defends reconciliation process 
    Updated: Feb-08-16 5:10 am

    JOHANNESBURG - Retired archbishop Desmond Tutu has defended the reconciliation policy that ended white minority rule in South Africa, saying the country has social and economic problems largely because of later mismanagement.

  • Sexwale to meet South African federation over FIFA campaign 
    Updated: Feb-01-16 8:16 am

    FIFA presidential candidate Tokyo Sexwale will meet with senior South African Football Association officials on Tuesday for an "update" amid reports that the millionaire businessman's home federation is frustrated over his lackluster campaign.

  • I. Coast ex-leader, on trial at ICC, retains support at home 
    Updated: Jan-27-16 10:52 am

    ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast - Dozens of Ivory Coast politicians, including ex-ministers and diplomats, gathered in a hotel conference room here this week to honor a man widely blamed for his country's descent into months of grisly killings and sexual violence five years ago.

  • UN chief enlists stars and VIPs to promote new UN goals 
    Updated: Jan-19-16 3:31 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has enlisted stars including Shakira, Forest Whitaker and Lionel Messi along with global VIPs to campaign for achievement of the new United Nations development goals by 2030.