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On 27 November 1995, a calm voice issued this jarring statement on the BBC: “Abacha is sitting on a volcano. And I am going to explode it underneath

Conventional wisdom has it that tigers never roamed the African jungle. Indeed there are no tigers on the continent today, except a few that were brought to South

Today, Friday December 13th, on Al Jazeera’s global talk show South2North, Redi Tlhabi will celebrate the life of Nobel Prize laureate and former South African president Nelson Mandela.  (Photo: Redi

In wrapping up his final diplomatic engagements, Sierra Leone’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Tuesday, 10th December, 2013 joined members of the diplomatic corps and people

12/10/2013 - His Excellency President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma left the shores of Freetown last night for South Africa to attend the Memorial Service for the former South African

"As we mourn today, we also celebrate one extraordinary life that touched the hearts of millions of people" - Kaberuka TUNIS, Tunisia, December 9, 2013/ -- AfDB President Donald

It is with deep sadness that we have learnt about the demise of former South African president Nelson Mandela whose passing away is an irreparable loss to his

Hollywood actor Idris Elba has paid a glowing tribute to South Africa`s first black President and anti apartheid campaign leader, Nelson Mandela.  (Photo: Idris Elba as Mandela in

The full range of Al Jazeera English's news, programmes and online output is being used to reflect on the life and death of Nelson Mandela. Correspondents Haru Mutasa and