A new TV ad from the South Africa-based chicken restaurant chain, Nando's, is prompting laughs and raising some eye brows. The ad features look-a-likes for a slew of tyrants from Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe to the late Muammar Gaddafi of Libya.
Though he's still living, Nelson Mandela, the revered former leader of South Africa, makes fewer and fewer public appearances. Now 93, many South Africans are preparing for the day Nelson Mandela will no longer be alive.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with South African satirist and political cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro, known as Zapiro, about a controversial "Protection of State Information Bill" which the South African parliament passed yesterday.
In the last absolute monarchy in Africa, Swaziland, the people have grown discontented with the poverty and lack of freedoms they must endure. Thus far, though, the spirit of Arab Spring has remained far away from the country, near South Africa.
South Africa's ruling African National Congress exiled its controversial Youth League leader Julius Malema to the political wilderness Thursday. Marco Werman gets more from South African journalist, Milton Nkosi, who's covering the story.