Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Thu, 2013-03-14 08:32
JOHANNESBURG - NAMPA/AFP
The remains of two South African youths were exhumed on Tuesday, nearly 25 years after they went missing in an apartheid-era disappearance linked to Nelson Mandela’s former wife Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.
Forensic teams uncovered the skeletons believed to be of Corlett “Lolo” Sono, 21, and Siboniso Anthony Shabalala, 19, in a Soweto cemetery.
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Thu, 2013-03-14 08:27
SEOUL - NAMPA/AFP
North Korea said that it has abandoned the 60-year-old armistice that ended the Korean War, amid rising military tensions on the Korean Peninsula.
North Korea confirmed yesterday that it had shredded the 60-year-old armistice ending the Korean War, and warned that the next step was an act of "merciless" military retaliation against its enemies.
A lengthy statement by the North's armed forces ministry added to the tide of dire threats flowing from Pyongyang in recent days that have raised military tensions on the Korean peninsula to their highest level for years. Read more about N.Korea confirms end of war armistice
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Wed, 2013-03-13 08:21
A man wearing a reflector jacket with the inscription of Kenya’s President elect Uhuru Kenyatta battles a fire in a residential area on the outskirts of the capital Nairobi yesterday. Read more about Watching it burn
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Tue, 2013-03-12 08:03
NAIROBI - NAMPA/AFP
Political commentators say the new Kenyan president used the fact that he is to appear before an international criminal court as a way to unite his supporters during the run-up to the country’s election.
Turned ICC indictment to campaign advantage
Far from having been a handicap, Uhuru Kenyatta's indictment for crimes against humanity galvanised his supporters, giving the already formidable machinery of his coalition the edge, analysts said. Read more about How Kenyatta won poll