Thousands of US policemen turn their backs on NY mayor De Blasio

Tens of thousands of police from cities across the United States filled a New York City church and nearby streets on Saturday for the funeral of one of two policemen shot by a man who said he was avenging the … Read the rest

Mandela’s funeral: Complete chaos, bad planning, wasted money

Nelson Mandela’s long-serving personal assistant has described the “chaos” around his funeral and bickering over his legacy in a hard-hitting memoir.

Zelda la Grange, who was Mandela’s assistant for almost 20 years, paints a picture of ANC politicians and his … Read the rest

Mandela ‘doing better’: Mandla

Mandela's house in Qunu, in the former Transkei
Mandela’s house in Qunu, in the former Transkei

Former president Nelson Mandela is doing better, his grandson Mandla said on Saturday.

Addressing mourners at the funeral of the former president’s cousin Florence Mandela in Qunu, Eastern Cape, Mandla spoke about … Read the rest

Hundreds at Corrie Sanders’s funeral

Mike Sanders (brother) and Dean Sanders (son) carry Corrie Sanders's casket from the NG Church, Wonderpark, Pretoria

Hundreds of friends and relatives of former world heavyweight boxing champion Corrie Sanders filled the Wonderpark NG church in Pretoria North for his … Read the rest