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Winnie Mandela, South African anti-apartheid crusader, dies at 81

(CNN)Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, the South African anti-apartheid campaigner and former wife of the late President Nelson Mandela, has died at age 81. Madikizela-Mandela was known as the “Mother of the Nation” because of her struggle against white-minority rule in South Africa. She was married to Nelson Mandela for 38 years, including the 27 years he was

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Mugabe resignation ushers in new era for Zimbabwe

Jubilation in streets and parliament tinged with uncertainty about future following decades of authoritarian rule military took over last week. Clinging to the formal vestiges of power, he was unable or unwilling to recognise that after so many years of political mastery, he had lost control of both his party and the country. Play Video

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Trump praises health care of Nambia, a nonexistent African country

(CNN)President Donald Trump lavished praise on the health care system of Nambia during a speech at the United Nations. But there’s one little problem — there’s no such country. Trump mentioned Nambia twice during the session attended by leaders of several nations, including Ghana, Namibia and Uganda. Nambia aside, Trump also applauded the continent’s economic