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Nelson Mandela statue unveiled in Seychelles’ Peace Park on South African icon’s birthday

A three-metre bronze statue of Nelson Mandela was unveiled at the Seychelles’ Peace Park in Victoria on Thursday in honour of the universally beloved South African president.

Nelson Mandela is an iconic figure in the world, with values, way of …

Sudan’s Power-Sharing Deal Missing Key Details

WASHINGTON/KHARTOUM – After months of on-again, off-again talks, Sudan’s military and opposition leaders have signed a power-sharing deal that rotates control of an executive council, but leaves other key details to be determined.

Under the deal, the 11-member Sovereign Council, …

South African Musician Johnny Clegg Dies at 66

JOHANNESBURG – Johnny Clegg, a South African musician who performed in defiance of racial barriers imposed under the country’s apartheid system decades ago and celebrated its new democracy under Nelson Mandela, died Tuesday after a battle with pancreatic cancer. He …

Former South African President Zuma refutes corruption charges

PRETORIA, Former South African President Jacob Zuma has refuted allegations of his misuse of public funds before the commission of inquiry into the corruption.

I’ve been vilified, alleged to be the king of corrupt people, said Jacob Zuma, former South …

Commending Courage of Mozambique Cyclone Survivors, Secretary-General Calls on Global Community’s Political Leadership in Tackling Climate Emergency

The following statement by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was issued today:

I have just concluded a solidarity visit to Mozambique where I heard extremely moving first-hand accounts from men, women and children in Beira whose lives were upended by Cyclone …

Doctors: Sudan Paramilitaries Shoot Dead Civilian

KHARTOUM – Members of a feared Sudanese paramilitary force shot dead a civilian Sunday in a town southeast of the capital as angry residents protested against the paramilitaries, witnesses and doctors said.

The incident occurred in El-Souk in the state …