As the world mourns global icon, Nelson Mandela's death, tributes pouring are telling the story of a remarkable man. But what was it like to spend time on Robben Island, sharing a life long friendship with Mandela? Ahmed Kathrada spoke to The Africa Report's Crystal Orderson about meeting Mandela, his time on Robben Island, his friendship with Mandela and his legacy to the world.
- Friday, 06 December 2013 11:03
- Crystal Oderson in Johannesburg
- Thursday, 05 December 2013 16:48
- Ruby Edwards
Getting around the continent's bustling cities is about to get a whole lot easier.
- Wednesday, 04 December 2013 16:12
Only 5 percent of Illicit Financial Flows (IFF) are lost through corruption and bribery, a United Nations Commission for Economic Affairs (UNECA) High Level Panel meeting in Accra that ended on Tuesday has disclosed.
- Wednesday, 04 December 2013 08:11
The Egyptian government has approved payment of $1.5 billion of the $6 billion it says it owes foreign oil firms, the prime minister said on Wednesday, saying the failure to pay off the debt was holding the economy back.
- Monday, 02 December 2013 13:47
Barclays Africa Group plans to spend 1.2 billion rand over the next three years on refurbishing its branch network in South Africa, its head of retail and business banking said on Monday.