Former US President Barack Obama was paying tribute to Nelson Mandela when he warned the world had plunged into "strange and uncertain times." His comments were widely seen as a barely veiled reference to his successor, Donald Trump.
Since protests on the Gaza-Israel border began on March 30, Israeli troops have killed at least 115 Palestinians and wounded more than 13,000 people, including 3,600 by live ammunition, according to the Red Cross.
During her husband Nelson Mandela's 27-year incarceration, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela campaigned tirelessly for his release and for the rights of black South Africans, suffering years of detention, banishment and arrest.
The family spokesperson says the former wife of Nelson Mandela, once described as the "Mother of the Nation" by many South Africans, died "surrounded by her loved ones."
White South Africans still own almost two-thirds of the country's land. But President Cyril Ramaphosa's government hopes to transfer 30 percent of the land back to black owners by 2030 in a fast redistribution process.
Previously, white males dominated the road due to apartheid, the high cost of purchasing bikes and people's social class. But now over 400 female bikers are changing the scenario.
The former Pink Floyd frontman is against Israel's illegal settlement building and has likened the country's treatment of Palestinians to both Nazi Germany and South African apartheid.
Hizma village in the Occupied West Bank sits atop a strategic hill and is surrounded by a wall controlled by Israel. Israel says the wall is necessary due to security concerns, but the villagers say it is used take their lands.
The heckling of South African President Jacob Zuma on May Day this year is in many ways a turning point for South African politics, and particularly for Zuma himself.
UN under-secretary general Rima Khalaf steps down after refusing to give into pressure to withdraw a report that accuses Israel of apartheid against the Palestinians.
UN Under-Secretary General Rima Khalaf said the agency's report "clearly and frankly concludes that Israel is a racist state that has established an apartheid system that persecutes the Palestinian people."
Clashes broke out as foreign workers and anti-migrant protesters came face-to-face in the South African capital Pretoria as tensions between unemployed locals and non-national shopkeepers boiled over.
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