South African President on State Visit to Mozambique

  MAPUTO, Mozambique (AP) — Mozambique’s president is hosting his South African counterpart on a state visit. President , on Wednesday welcomed South African President Jacob Zuma in the Mozambican capital Maputo. Nyusi’s office said in statement that the two presidents are to discuss the recent 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


Nelson Mandela Discharge Shows Progress – Jacob Zuma

[BBC] Nelson Mandela’s discharge from hospital after nearly three months of treatment shows he has made “progress”, South Africa’s president has said. Jacob Zuma said South Africans were “very happy” that the anti-apartheid hero, 95, had returned home on Sunday. Mr Mandela was admitted to Read More


Nelson Mandela Remains in Critical Condition, South Africa’s President Say

JOHANNESBURG –  Former South African President Nelson Mandela remains in critical condition Monday in a Pretoria hospital, described by South Africa’s president Jacob Zuma as being “asleep” when he visited the stricken anti-apartheid hero Sunday evening. Zuma told at least 60 foreign and South African Read More


South Africa: ‘Free but not Equal’

By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (NNPA) – When international icon and former political prisoner Nelson Mandela was elected president of South Africa in 1994, it marked a watershed moment for the former minority-ruled country. Mandela, the standard bearer for the African Read More