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Nelson Mandela discharged from hospital
South Africa's first black president was admitted to hospital for routine medical tests, and is said to be "doing well".
Last updated: 28 Mar 2013 11:53 GMT
Zuma says Mandela 'responding' to treatment
South African president visits revered anti-apartheid hero in hospital and urges nation to continue praying for him.
Last updated: 22 Dec 2012 19:26 GMT
Nelson Mandela 'comfortable' in hospital
President Zuma says 94-year-old statesman is "comfortable, and in good care" after visiting him in Pretoria hospital.
Last updated: 09 Dec 2012 12:17 GMT
Zuma drops legal case over 'rape' cartoon
South African president withdraws four-year-old case over a cartoon depicting him poised to rape "Lady Justice".
Last updated: 29 Oct 2012 07:35 GMT
Madagascar leader to meet ousted predecessor
President Andry Rajoelina arrives in Seychelles to meet rival Marc Ravalomanana in bid to ease political crisis.
Last updated: 24 Jul 2012 08:21 GMT
S Africa paper runs confidential transcripts
Excerpts of police interview with minister over weapons deal's paper trail get front-page billing.
Last updated: 27 Nov 2011 20:59 GMT
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Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
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Westgate: A photographer's story
Photographer Kabir Dhanji revisits the people he met inside Westgate Mall during the attack on September 21, 2013.
In Pictures: Destruction in Ukraine's Luhansk
More than 500 people have been killed in the contested city, where a shaky ceasefire holds.
In Pictures: Mexico on severe weather alert
Less than a week after the category three storm hit Baja California, Tropical Storm Polo narrowly misses the peninsula.
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