Zuma's Nkandla defense: No, no, that's not a swimming pool. It's a fire pool! For security!
South Africa attempts to justify the president's extravagance, but even Zuma's supporters are fed up with his use of public money.
2014: A year of electoral fireworks
A big year ahead for Dilma, Modi, Jokowi and Barry, too.
In New York City, a fitting tribute to Nelson Mandela (VIDEO)
At a church on New York's Upper West Side, a congregation says goodbye.
Mandela statue unveiled on South Africa's Reconciliation Day
According to the government, the unveiling of a new Mandela statue in Pretoria signals 'the start of celebrating and living the late Madiba's legacy and the end of the mourning period.'
Nelson Mandela has been laid to rest
His burial in Qunu combined military pomp with the abaThembu traditions of his childhood in the rural Eastern Cape.
Nelson Mandela laid to rest
His flag-draped casket was placed on cow skins, surrounded by 95 candles — each signifying a year of his extraordinary life.
Tutu 'not invited' to Mandela burial
'Had I or my office been informed that I would be welcome, there is no way on earth that I would have missed it.'
Mandela's body arrives at Qunu ahead of Sunday burial
Crowds cheered, lining the road leading to Qunu.
'Bye bye, Tata! Bye bye!'
Tens of thousands of South Africans came out to see Mandela one last time on Friday. But there were scuffles with police as many were turned away disappointed.
Sign language interpreter 'saw angels' at Mandela memorial
South Africa's government is facing questions over security procedures after it allowed a man who says he has schizophrenia to interpret on stage at the official memorial for Nelson Mandela.
The US can learn something about minimum wage from the rest of the world
Los Angeles will raise its minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2020. The United States' federal minimum wage is $7.25. Mexico's is $5. Per day.
Say what? 'Clown interpreter' invents own sign language at Mandela memorial
In another awkward incident to emerge from Mandela's official memorial service, the South African government is facing accusations that the interpreter hired to sign for the deaf instead invented nonsense hand signals.
Mandela memorial sign language interpreter called a 'fake' (VIDEO)
The Deaf Federation of South Africa says the sign language interpreter used at Nelson Mandela's memorial service was a fraud and was using fake signs during various speeches.
Thousands line up to say goodbye to Mandela in South Africa
Thousands of people lined up Wednesday in Pretoria to bid farewell to Nelson Mandela, who is lying in state.
A gray goodbye for beloved Madiba
Tuesday's massive farewell for 'giant of history' Nelson Mandela wasn’t the memorial service many had expected.
Obama, other leaders take heat over selfies at Mandela memorial
President Barack Obama and other world leaders are taking heat over selfies they either took or appeared in during Nelson Mandela's memorial service.
The truth about America’s Mandela policy
Official US policy toward the now-revered freedom fighter makes for some uncomfortable reflections.
Why did Israel snub Mandela? 3 Questions with our correspondent
GlobalPost's correspondent in Jerusalem assesses Bibi's cringeworthy antics after the South African icon's death.
Nelson Mandela memorial service (PHOTOS)
World leaders joined tens of thousands of South Africans to celebrate the life of the late Nelson Mandela at a soccer stadium in Johannesburg.
Thousands gather for Nelson Mandela memorial service (VIDEO)
Thousands of South Africans and dozens of world dignitaries gathered in the pouring rain at a stadium in Johannesburg to celebrate the life of Nelson Mandela.
Leader, savior, terrorist: How white South Africans remember Mandela
South Africa's white Afrikaners have a complicated and sometimes conflicted relationship to their first post-apartheid president.
South Carolina sheriff will not lower flag for Nelson Mandela
President Barack Obama had ordered that flags at all public building be flown at half-staff in honor of Nelson Mandela, but South Carolina Sheriff Rick Clark refuses, saying Mandela isn't a US citizen.
Johannesburg street style: 3 Questions with Marianne Fassler
Africa 'is no longer just that poor place where you feed starving children,' says Fassler, one of its modern fashion icons.
World leaders to give global farewell to Mandela
Presidents past and present, global figures and A-list celebrities made their way to South Africa on Monday to pay the world's respects at a memorial service and state funeral for freedom icon Nelson Mandela.
Mandelas are 'melancholy but do not despair'
The outpouring of support from around the world has helped the Mandela family in the wake of Madiba's death.
Jamaica's surprisingly negative vibration for Mandela
GlobalPost’s John Otis met South Africa’s anti-apartheid champion in Jamaica in 1991, after a reggae mega tribute ended in murder.
South Africa plans a week of Mandela memorials
Scores of world leaders are on their way to mourn the passing of Mandela.
Rick Santorum equates Mandela's fight against apartheid with fight against Obamacare
Speaking to Bill O'Reilly on Fox News, Rick Santorum compares Republican struggle with Obamacare to Nelson Mandela's fight against apartheid.
These African leaders learned nothing from Mandela
Nelson Mandela was an example to us all … but these African leaders just didn’t listen.
Mandela will be buried on December 15
South Africa's former president and anti-apartheid icon will lie in state until he is buried in his rural home in Qunu.
World leaders react to Nelson Mandela’s death
What people around the globe have been saying.