Zambia's founding father and former president Kenneth Kaunda was taken to hospital on Sunday.
South Africa has won a second straight USA Sevens title with a 14-7 triumph over New Zealand, taking first place in the IRB Sevens World Series.
The ANC has vowed to launch an investigation into claims that public funds, released for Nelson Mandela's memorials, may have been misappropriated.
Clashes in Egypt have led to the death of 49 people during rival rallies on the third anniversary of the 2011 revolt that toppled Hosni Mubarak.
Jose Mourinho says Chelsea football club does not plan to make any further signings before the January transfer window closes.
Scientists have discovered the first new river dolphin species in almost 100 years, in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil.
Opposition parties have demanded a probe into allegations that some of the funds for Nelson Mandela's memorial services were misspent.
Brazil is bracing for the first wave of nationwide demonstrations against staging the World Cup after activists called for action on social media.
The UN says the South Sudanese government and opposition troops are fighting 'sporadic' battles despite a ceasefire that came into force on Friday.
As the CAR's new interim President Catherine Samba-Panza waits to take the oath of office, the UN has warned the country could descend into genocide.