Jacob Zuma

Watching the Watchdog: Long Walk of Prisoner #46664

Tim Knight | Posted 02.15.2014 | Canada
Tim Knight

This day in Dublin, Mandela shakes my hand. It's a most peculiar moment. I look into his eyes, he looks into mine, and somehow I know I'm in the presence of sheer, bloody greatness. Not because of what he's done or had done to him, but simply because of who he is.

Mandela Lies In State

CP | Christopher Torchia And Jon Gambrell, The Associated Press | Posted 02.10.2014 | Canada

PRETORIA, South Africa - World leaders bowed and prayed Wednesday before the flag-draped casket containing the body of Nelson Mandela, having a final ...

MOURNING MANDELA

CP | Jon Gambrell And Alan Clendenning, The Associated Press | Posted 02.09.2014 | Canada

JOHANNESBURG - World leaders and joyous, singing South Africans gathered Tuesday to honour Nelson Mandela at a Soweto soccer stadium that was half ful...

Long Walk of Prisoner #46664 Part 3: Now Cracks a Noble Heart

Tim Knight | Posted 02.08.2014 | Canada
Tim Knight

For most South Africans, that long walk to freedom Mandela wrote about is on a much longer, stonier and more dangerous road than they ever expected. And it's taking far more time than their well wishers around the world ever predicted. Considering what's happening to his dream of a new, democratic and rainbow nation, maybe it's best that Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela has gone.

CRITICAL

CP | Christopher Torchia, The Associated Press | Posted 08.23.2013 | Canada

JOHANNESBURG - Nelson Mandela's condition in a Pretoria hospital remained critical for a second straight day Monday, said South Africa's president who...

'Recuperating'

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 02.12.2013 | Canada

BLOEMFONTEIN, South Africa - South African President Jacob Zuma says anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela is "recuperating" after falling ill from a rec...

Defiant South Africans Descend On Mine

CP | Michelle Faul, The Associated Press | Posted 11.04.2012 | Canada

MARIKANA, South Africa - Striking miners in South Africa threatened to kill workers in a nearby mine Wednesday unless they joined the crippling work s...