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South African President

Celebrities Take To Twitter To Honor Mandela

The Huffington Post | Hilary Miller | Posted 01.25.2014 | Celebrity

Former South African President, Nelson Mandela, has died at age 95. With little time having passed since his death, celebrities have turned to social...

President Sues Over Penis Art

AP | DONNA BRYSON | Posted 07.24.2012 | World

JOHANNESBURG -- A lawyer for South Africa's president broke down in tears Thursday as he tried to convince three judges that the display of a portrait...

Spilling Whiskey On President Ends In Assault Conviction

AP | Posted 09.26.2011 | World

JOHANNESBURG -- South African prosecutors say a man who spilled his glass of whiskey on the president has been convicted of assault. Daryl Peense was...

An Interview With F.W. De Klerk, the Last Apartheid President of South Africa

Nicolas Rossier | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nicolas Rossier

While Nelson Mandela is today's most adored figure, little is known about the president who ordered his release. Frederik Willem de Klerk is widely recognized for orchestrating the end of apartheid.

Nelson Mandela Claims He Didn't Want To Be President In New Book

msn.com | Marius Bosch | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Nelson Mandela never wanted to become South African president and would have preferred a younger person to become the country's first black ruler, acc...

Jacob Zuma, Polygamist: Who's His First Lady?

Wall Street Journal | MICHAEL ALLEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NKANDLA, South Africa -- Now that 67-year-old Jacob Zuma is about to become president, the question is: Who will be First Lady? And Second Lady? And w...