Integrity and patience: that is what Alio Oumarou from Niger admires in Nelson Mandela. As the president of Niger's national youth council, the 35-year-old is already a leader himself.
Nelson Mandela would have been 100 years old today. South Africa's famous statesman and reconciliatory hero continues to inspire Africa's young generation. DW asked them what Mandela means to them.
More than 14,000 people came to hear the former US president speak in Johannesburg. Obama called for a rejection of the "politics of fear, resentment and retrenchment."
New revelations from the Paradise Papers have brought to light a strange lawsuit filed by Mandela's heirs. Reports in Germany say it revolves around a fund used to 'pay a gift to Margot Honecker'.
South Africa's new president has delivered a rousing state of the nation address promising to clamp down on corruption. Jacob Zuma was scheduled to deliver the speech, but resigned in disgrace two days ago.
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