TORONTO, April 3 (UPI) -- Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who admitted to smoking crack last year, stunned his city council colleagues on Wednesday when he voted against two seemingly uncontroversial proposals.
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Family members, staff and the political party he once led will all receive bequests from the estate of Nelson Mandela, a South African judge announced Monday.
PRETORIA, South Africa, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- The sculptors behind the 30-foot statue of Nelson Mandela in the South African capital apologized for any offense caused by a rabbit symbol in the statue's ear.
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Mandla Mandela, grandson of the late South African leader Nelson Mandela, was charged with assault Thursday in a case stemming from an auto collision last year.
Jan. 15 (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of Defense acknowledged Wednesday it has received a video that contains footage of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was captured by the Taliban-affiliated Haqqani network in Afghanistan on June 30, 2009.
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