Dignitaries and presidents from all over the world flew in to attend the funeral of anti-Apartheid icon, Winnie Mandizikela-Mandela.
Emotions run high in the live broadcast during the concluding funeral services of Winnie Madizikela-Mandela.
Cleansing and purification rituals from the Xhosa tradition were performed throughout the day by healers and family members of Winnie Madizikela-Mandela.
Maxine Waters: “She knew and understood the power of women even when we didn’t understand our own power.”
Ten years after South Africa recalled the leadership of Thebo Mbeki, another president is ousted. Racked by political scandal and in the midst of South Africa struggling to stabilize its economy, President Jacob Zuma was forced to resign after a fleeting presidency.
Although the Kwa-Zulu Natal contingency of the African National Congress (ANC) disapproved of Zuma’s departure, a party previously led by Nelson Mandela, expressed relief.
The population most affected by the coming water shortage in Cape Town will be its poorest.
Mostly black and coloured (or mixed-race) South Africans living in squalor settlements outside of the city, already receive poor water, if any at all. Now they dread the coming scarcity as they fear that they will be blocked from the natural resource.
Extreme drought conditions in Cape Town accelerate emergency plans by city officials preparing for a severe water shortage.
With less than three months of clean water in reservoirs of the Western Cape Region, Cape Town, the second-largest South African city, is headed to becoming the first major city to run completely out of usable water.