We regret that due to a technical error our report of Nelson Mandela's death was unintentionally published. It has now been taken down.
25 years ago South Africa removed one of the pillars of apartheid when parliament voted overwhelmingly to scrap a law segregating public facilities, such as beaches, parks and hospitals.
German member of parliament Philipp Missfelder has passed away unexpectedly after suffering a pulmonary embolism, sources from his ruling CDU party say. He was 35.
SADC has sent a mediator to Lesotho following the killing of a former army chief which has aroused regional concerns. Tensions are still running high following an attempted coup and subsequent elections.
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