Actor Idris Elba's personal journey exploring the music of South Africa and Nelson Mandela, while coping with the death of his father, is the subject of the just-released documentary "Mandela, My Dad and Me".
Cricketers and books may not be best buddies but the West Indies team does have a lot of avid readers, including current captain Jason Holder, and their favourite book is Nelson Mandela's autobiography.
Zimbabwe`s President Robert Mugabe celebrated his 91st birthday with a lavish party by the spectacular Victoria Falls on Saturday, prompting many Zimbabweans to question once again when he would leave office and who would succeed him.
Apartheid death-squad leader Eugene de Kock, dubbed `Prime Evil` for his role in the torture and murder of black South African activists in the 1980s and early 1990s, will learn on Friday whether he will be released on parole after 20 years in prison.
A white woman who worked as a personal assistant to Nelson Mandela has stirred unease about race relations in South Africa after criticizing the current president for allegedly making anti-white remarks.
Justifying the decision to install a Mahatma Gandhi statue at the Parliament Square here, Prime Minister David Cameron has said the initiative would lead to Britain cementing its historical connection with India.
Executors of Nelson Mandela's estate vowed on Monday to oppose attempts by his former wife to acquire his country house, bequeathed to his widow Graca Machel and the Mandela family after his death last year.