JOHANNESBURG - With hymns and eulogies, South Africans of all colors and creeds remembered Nelson Mandela in a day of prayers on Sunday, holding him up as an example to build a better nation and world. | Video
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PARIS - An African Union peacemaking mission will increase its force in Central African Republic to 6,000 men, the French President's office said on Saturday, up from 3,500 now.
TRIPOLI - Libya has lost more than $7 billion and faces new competition from Algeria and Nigeria in oil markets due to strikes at oilfields and ports drying up exports, Oil Minister Abdelbari al-Arusi said on Saturday.
BANGUI - The Red Cross in Central African Republic has so far collected the bodies of 394 people killed in violence in the capital, Bangui, since Thursday, the organisation's president said on Saturday.
ROME - An Italian man has been kidnapped in the Niger delta in southern Nigeria, the Italian foreign ministry said on Saturday.
ORANIA, South Africa - While the death of anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela triggered an outpouring of shared sorrow across South Africa's sometimes tense racial divide, eyes stayed dry in a white Afrikaner enclave in the heart of the country.
CAIRO - Harboring grudges that date back to the ouster of Hosni Mubarak in 2011, Egypt’s Interior Ministry and police, not the army, were prime movers in overthrowing the country’s first democratically elected president, Mohamed Mursi. Full Article | Slideshow