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S Africa begins Mandela week of remembrance
Hundreds from all races and religions throng churches, united in outpouring of prayer and song for anti-apartheid icon.
Last updated: 08 Dec 2013 19:59 GMT
Overwhelming crowds set to honour Mandela
World leaders among those expected at services to honour anti-apartheid icon and South Africa's first black leader.
Last updated: 08 Dec 2013 01:16 GMT
A death mourned, a life celebrated
Nelson Mandela, who became a global icon of reconciliation, unites South Africa and the world in remembrance.
Last updated: 07 Dec 2013 04:36 GMT
The passing of a global icon
South Africa's first black President will be buried in his ancestral village on December 15, President Zuma has said.
Last updated: 06 Dec 2013 13:41 GMT
Fears rise amid Malawi's donor aid scandal
Country could face shortage of basic commodities after millions of dollars, destined for state budget, go missing.
Last updated: 04 Dec 2013 08:55 GMT
Mozambique goes to polls amid unrest
Voters to choose mayors and local assembly members against a backdrop of violence blamed on ex-rebel group Renamo.
Last updated: 21 Nov 2013 06:03 GMT
Tensions rise ahead of Mozambique elections
Some worry that growing instability could derail the economic progress made since the civil war ended in 1992.
Last updated: 19 Nov 2013 19:18 GMT
Mozambique unrest hits much-needed tourism
Businesses fear rising tensions will keep tourists away from their country, which is largely dependent on tourism money.
Last updated: 18 Nov 2013 13:09 GMT
Mozambique's former rebels threaten elections
With local polls due on November 20, government faces serious security challenges in Renamo strongholds.
Last updated: 18 Nov 2013 09:34 GMT
Zimbabwe facing worst food crisis in years
Country once known as the 'Breadbasket of Africa' is suffering from drought and poor harvests, leaving many hungry.
Last updated: 16 Nov 2013 11:52 GMT
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Identity and Exile
Al Jazeera's Matthew Cassel examines why so many American Jews defend Israeli policies regardless of the issue or cost.
Mandela: The father of the Rainbow Nation
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Life and times of Nelson Mandela
Trace the life of the former South African president, from humble beginnings as a cattle-boy to a revered leader.
In pictures: China's village of salt
Nuodeng enjoyed centuries of prosperity thanks to its wealth of salt, which is still a major source of income today.
In Pictures: Johannesburg celebrates Mandela
As officials from around the world attended his funeral average South Africans gathered in Johannesburg.
In Pictures: Koung Jor Shan refugee camp
Shan New Year celebrated for first time in Koung Jor Shan refugee camp.
Two years since the start of the uprising, rebels and Assad's forces remain locked in conflict.
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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Journalists: good early drone adopters
Egypt campus: The people versus the regime - again
Talking Turkey: Orientalism strikes back
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