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As a special representative of Chinese President Xi Jinping, Vice President Li Yuanchao will visit South Africa from December 9 to 11 to attend the funeral of former South African President Nelson Mandela.
South Africans of all races flocked to houses of worship Sunday for a national day of prayer and reflection to honor Nelson Mandela, unified in their love for a historic figure whose funeral is expected to be one of the biggest in modern times.
Information and communications technology could well be the next sweet spot for investment in Africa, judging by the number of ICT projects announced by African nations recently.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is scheduled to travel to South Africa on Sunday to attend the official memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela, a UN spokesman said Saturday.
The South African government announced on Saturday that preparations are in full swing for the funeral of former president Nelson Mandela.
The death of former president Nelson Mandela "will not pose" an impact on South African future political direction and developments, analysts said.
From books and T-shirts to bracelets and ostrich eggs, Nelson Mandela art and memorabilia have been flying off shelves and stalls.
US President Barack Obama and his two predecessors, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton, will all travel to South Africa next week for memorial events in honor of Nelson Mandela
The BRICS representatives on national security held a meeting here on Friday to discuss ways to deepen cooperation.
Former South African President Nelson Mandela will be laid to rest at his ancestral village of Qunu in the Eastern Cape on December 15, President Jacob Zuma said on Friday.
Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud on Friday said Africa lost "a true world hero" after former South African president Nelson Mandela passed away the previous day.
Many Zimbabweans on Friday paid tribute to former South African president Nelson Mandela who died the previous day.