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South Africa's first black president and anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela has died, South Africa's president says. Mr Mandela, 95, led South Africa's transition from white-minority rule in the 1990s, after 27 years in prison. He had been receiving intense home-based medical care for a lung infection after three months in hospital. In a statement on South African national TV, Mr Zuma said Mr Mandela had "departed" and was at peace. "Our nation has lost its greatest son," Mr Zuma said. He said Mr Mandela would receive a full state funeral, and flags would be flown at half-mast. BBC correspond
Reefa posted a topic in General NewsIn February of this year, Ukraine underwent a revolution as the result of being “mired by years of corruption.” Due to the revolution, an interim government was put into place, and elections are being held in May of this year. In what is perhaps one of the most expensive internet-based political pranks, Ukraine’s Internet Party (UIP) — which claims to be the world’s first internet political party, and has the goal of creating an “electronic government” — has paid around $225,000 to have their own candidate run for president in the upcoming elections. That candidate? Darth Vader. The $225,000 i