On a state visit to South Africa that's been overshadowed by Nelson Mandela's poor health, the US president spoke to students in Soweto about the future of Africa.
Thousands of people gathered in Johannesburg's Soweto to pay their respects to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. South African President Cyril Ramaphosa led a pre-burial service for the anti-apartheid campaigner.
President Jacob Zuma was due to lay out the national agenda on Tuesday, and the speech's postponement is a major embarrassment. Many members of his ANC party want recently-elected leader Cyril Ramaphosa to be president.
The ANC was once seen as a beacon of hope in post-apartheid South Africa. But more than two decades on, the party has been mired in countless corruption scandals and infighting. What went wrong?
South Africa's Jacob Zuma has resigned as president, as his political career has become increasingly overshadowed by corruption allegations and scandals. Here is a timeline of the major events that tarnished his reign.
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