| Jul 4, 2013
| 11:32 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — As a boy, Mandla Mandela wanted nothing more than to be a disc jockey in the city. But his grandfather, former South African President Nelson Mandela, picked him to live in the rolling hills of Eastern Cape as leader...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 11:01 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- President Jacob Zuma and Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu voiced the dismay of many fellow South Africans on Friday when they called on the family of ailing elder statesman Nelson Mandela to stop its acrimonious public row....
| Jun 29, 2013
| 7:18 AM
PRETORIA, South Africa -- President Obama and South African President Jacob Zuma traded tributes to an ailing Nelson Mandela on Saturday during a wide-ranging news conference that exposed friction over international justice, diplomacy and security in...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 9:02 AM
BET Awards red carpet: The 2013 BET Awards were held Sunday night at the Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles and the red carpet fashion parade did not disappoint. Among our favorites were Janelle Monae in a white Dolce & Gabbana suit, Kat Graham in a...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 7:00 PM
Members of Nelson Mandela’s family and tribal elders gathered Tuesday at the former president’s rural hometown in eastern South Africa, as concern grew for the leader who spent a third day in critical condition in a hospital, local media...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 8:48 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Nelson Mandela remained in critical condition in a Pretoria hospital Wednesday, as elders from his AbaThembu clan traveled from the Eastern Cape to see him.
With hopes for Mandela's recovery fading, the Anglican...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 12:21 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- The health of former President Nelson Mandela, already critical, has deteriorated further in the past two days, according to a government official Thursday, as the nation prepared for his death.
As Mandela spent his 20th...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 6:04 AM
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The office of the South African president says Nelson Mandela's health improved overnight, and his condition remains critical but is now stable.
President Jacob Zuma's office said in a statement Thursday that he received the...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 9:24 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Nelson Mandela's daughter Makaziwe spoke movingly of her father's continued responses to his family Thursday, saying he was "still there," trying to open his eyes when they spoke to him.
As the world waited for additional...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 11:47 AM
CENTURION, South Africa -- President Obama arrived Friday in South Africa, where the nation holds an anxious vigil for Nelson Mandela, who remains in critical condition in a Pretoria hospital.
While flying on Air Force One, the president told...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 4:55 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Nelson Mandela remains in critical condition in a Pretoria hospital, President Jacob Zuma told journalists at a packed briefing Monday, calling on people to pray for the former South African president's recovery and for the...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 5:46 AM
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The desk is spotless and books neatly line the shelves in Nelson Mandela's office at a Johannesburg-based foundation that carries his name, but the former South African president and anti-apartheid leader hasn't worked there...