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Kazakhstan's delegation attends farewell ceremony to Nelson Mandela

Kazakhstan's delegation is attending the farewell ceremony dedicated to Nelson Mandela.

Kazakhstan's delegation attends farewell ceremony to Nelson Mandela
Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev. ©RIA Novosti
Nursultan Nazarbayev condoles death of Nelson Mandela

Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev has sent a telegram of condolences to South African President Jacob Zuma over Nelson Mandela's death.

Nursultan Nazarbayev condoles death of Nelson Mandela
World leaders to give global farewell to Mandela
World leaders to give global farewell to Mandela

Presidents past and present, global figures and A-list celebrities made their way to South Africa on Monday to pay the world's respects at a memorial service and state funeral for freedom icon Nelson Mandela.

World leaders to give global farewell to Mandela
No fear of 'Mandela crash' for Africa's largest economy
No fear of 'Mandela crash' for Africa's largest economy

Economists slapped down speculation that Nelson Mandela's death could prompt an economic and financial slump in South Africa, but warned the gains he inspired remain fragile.

No fear of 'Mandela crash' for Africa's largest economy
The Dalai Lama. ©Reuters/Darren Ornitz
Dalai Lama says will miss 'dear friend' Mandela

The Dalai Lama said Friday he would miss his "dear friend" Nelson Mandela, who he hailed as "a man of courage, principle and unquestionable integrity" in a letter sent to the South African icon's family.

Dalai Lama says will miss 'dear friend' Mandela
Obama: Mandela bent history towards justice
Obama: Mandela bent history towards justice

America's first black president Barack Obama Thursday mourned Nelson Mandela as a "profoundly good" man who "took history in his hands and bent the arc of the moral universe towards justice."

Obama: Mandela bent history towards justice
Anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela dies aged 95
Anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela dies aged 95

Nelson Mandela, the icon of South Africa's anti-apartheid struggle and a colossus of 20th century politics, died late Thursday aged 95, prompting mass mourning and a global celebration of his astonishing life.

Anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela dies aged 95
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Nazarbayev postpones his visit to South Africa

Kazakhstan President Nursulan Nazarbayev has postponed his official visit to the Republic of South Africa.

Nazarbayev postpones his visit to South Africa
One dead, 50 feared trapped in S.Africa mall collapse
One dead, 50 feared trapped in S.Africa mall collapse

Hundreds of rescuers worked into the night searching for survivors in the rubble of a half-built mall that collapsed near the South African city of Durban Tuesday, killing one person and injuring dozens.

One dead, 50 feared trapped in S.Africa mall collapse
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Kazakhstan to open embassies in RSA and Vietnam

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has decreed to open Kazakhstan embassies in the Republic of South Africa and Vietnam.

Kazakhstan to open embassies in RSA and Vietnam
Johannesburg opens museum of African design
Johannesburg opens museum of African design

A museum of African design opened in a renovated Johannesburg warehouse Thursday, promising to showcase work by the continent's finest contemporary artists.

Johannesburg opens museum of African design
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Kazakhstan to open embassies in Ethiopia and RSA

Kazakhstan is planning to open its embassies in Ethiopia and the Republic of South Africa.

Kazakhstan to open embassies in Ethiopia and RSA
Conflicts, energy top agenda as Hollande visits S.Africa
Conflicts, energy top agenda as Hollande visits S.Africa

French leader Francois Hollande arrived in South Africa Monday for a two-day state visit in which he is set to push for greater cooperation on African crises with the continental powerhouse.

Conflicts, energy top agenda as Hollande visits S.Africa
Julius Malema, president of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF). ©Reuters/Mujahid Safodien
'You should be afraid of me': S.Africa's Malema

South Africa's fiery young politician Julius Malema told a rally of his new party on Sunday that a "giant" has been born which should be feared and will fight for the poor.

'You should be afraid of me': S.Africa's Malema
Africa's 'right-on' whale capital
Africa's 'right-on' whale capital

Perched away from the world on the rocky southern tip of Africa, the town of Hermanus rose to global whale-watching renown almost by chance.

Africa's 'right-on' whale capital
Strike leaves parts of Johannesburg without power
Strike leaves parts of Johannesburg without power

Large parts of Johannesburg -- including the suburb where Nelson Mandela is recuperating following his hospital release -- were without electricity.

Strike leaves parts of Johannesburg without power
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Follow-up study backs circumcision against HIV

A follow-up probe into the use of circumcision to thwart the AIDS virus has confirmed that foreskin removal greatly reduces the risk of HIV infection for men.

Follow-up study backs circumcision against HIV
Mswati III, King of Swaziland. ©REUTERS/Ray Stubblebine
Swaziland is a 'monarchial democracy', says king

Africa's last absolute monarch King Mswati III has declared his tiny mountain kingdom has a new political system -- a "monarchial democracy".

Swaziland is a 'monarchial democracy', says king
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'Oldest' Gondwana land creature discovered

A 350-million-year-old fossilised scorpion discovered in South Africa is the oldest known land animal to have lived on Gondwana, part of Earth's former supercontinent.

'Oldest' Gondwana land creature discovered
Mandela back home after long hosital stay
Mandela back home after long hosital stay

Nelson Mandela spent a first night back home after being discharged from hospital Sunday, but the South African government said the anti-apartheid hero remains critically ill and under intensive care.

Mandela back home after long hosital stay