Man Set To Be First Black African In Space Killed In Motorbike Accident

A South African man who won the chance to be the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash, his family announced on Sunday. Mandla Maseko, a part-time DJ, and candidate officer with the South African Air Force, was nicknamed “Afronaut” after landing a coveted seat to fly 103-kilometers (64 miles) into …

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Congolese Rebel Bosco ‘Terminator’ Ntaganda Found Guilty Of War crimes

ICC judges on Monday convicted Congolese rebel chief Bosco “Terminator” Ntaganda of war crimes including directing massacres of civilians and rape, in a badly-needed victory for prosecutors in The Hague. Ntaganda, 45, was a key leader who gave orders to “target and kill civilians” in Democratic Republic of Congo’s volatile, mineral-rich Ituri region in 2002 …

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