A judge ordered Nelson Mandela's grandson to exhume the bodies of three of the anti-apartheid leader's children today and return them to their original graves, the latest twist in a dispute that has divided South Africa's most famous family.
The tug of war over the remains of three of Nelson Mandela's children is set to continue after his grandson said he would challenge a court order to return them to the anti-apartheid icon's childhood home of Qunu in Eastern Cape.
US President promises funding to provide 'the energy to lift people out of poverty' by doubling Africans' access to electricity
Barack Obama has not confirmed whether he will visit the ailing president
Daughter says that legendary leader smiled and opened his eyes when she told him of US President's visit
Twenty killed during gun battle with Somali militants as staff try to flee to secure bunker
Robert Mugabe has acceded to regional pressure and agreed to push back the date for elections in Zimbabwe. The 89-year-old president had risked a constitutional crisis by using special powers to announce polls on 31 July.
President invokes powers to bypass parliament and declare elections to be held by the end of July
Hydroelectric project creating water anxiety in Egypt; reporter covering farm evictions arrested
Fighter aircraft join renewed offensive against militant group in Borno state
Anger as lawmakers demand monthly rate of pay that is 131 times Kenya's minimum wage
Police in Kenya were on Monday night hunting for more than 30 patients after a mass breakout from a psychiatric hospital in the capital, Nairobi.
The Greek economy is in crisis. And the case of Alex Christodoulou explains why
The 200 strawberry-pickers, many of them from Bangladesh, had been working on the Greek farm for six months without pay. So they went to see the boss. But instead of leaving with their money, they were shot
Joseph Kony, a notorious fugitive warlord, has been thrown a lifeline after a military force hunting him down in Central African Republic (CAR) had to suspend operations due to the recent coup in the country.
Sudan’s President, Omar al-Bashir, has said that all political prisoners are to be released in the latest sign of an easing of political tensions within the country and with South Sudan.