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Mandela estate estimated at $4.1 million

South Africa’s former president Nelson Mandela has left an estate estimated at $4.1 million to be divided among his family, the ruling African National Congress, former staff and several local schools, a reading of his will revealed on Monday. Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke said that Mandela’s family had accepted…

U2′s anti-apartheid song caused new stir in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG – Irish pop singer Bono caused a stir in South Africa on Sunday after expressing support for the singing of an anti-apartheid struggle song that includes the lyrics “shoot the farmer”. The song has been at the centre of a politically charged controversy in South Africa, where the firebrand…