South African Opposition Party Elects First Black Leader

Christopher Torchia, ASSOCIATED PRESS   JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s main opposition group on Sunday chose its first black leader at a party congress, seeking to expand its appeal in a country whose ruling party has dominated since the first all-race elections in 1994. Mmusi Read More


Preserving Nelson Mandela’s Legacy

By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief PRETORIA, South Africa (NNPA) – Nearly a month after his death, there is a bitter struggle to define – and, in many instances, re-define – the legacy of Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s first democratically elected president. “There is an Read More