On Tuesday, in a speech in Johannesburg, South Africa, former President Barack Obama said—in so many words—what we’ve all been thinking: Not today, Trump!
Former U.S. President Barack Obama visited Africa for the first time since he was in office to help his half-sister launch a sports and training center.
In a ceremony befitting a head of state, tens of thousands of South Africans gathered in the dazzling colors of liberation to pay their respects to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, a fierce anti-apartheid activist and the undisputed mother of the South African nation.
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, one of South Africa’s most prominent anti-apartheid activists and the former wife of South Africa’s first black president, Nelson Mandela, died Monday at the age of 81.
Ahmed Kathrada—one of South Africa’s iconic anti-apartheid activists and a close confidant of the late Nelson Mandela—died in Johannesburg Tuesday morning. He was 87 years old.
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Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has been readmitted to a South African hospital after being released just days ago after a weekslong stay, according to CNN.
The 84-year-old Nobel laureate and retired archbishop had spent three weeks in a Cape Town hospital after having minor surgery.