Naomi Campbell to testify at war crimes trial today

By Andy Rice 5 August 2010

Naomi Campbell is set to give testimony at the war crimes trial of former Liberian dictator Charles Taylor. The supermodel allegedly received a "blood diamond" from Taylor while staying at Nelson Mandela's home in 1997. Taylor stands accused in the international war crimes court at the Hague of arming rebels in neighbouring Sierra Leone in exchange for diamonds. Read more: The Guardian




Nelson Mandela’s legacy: The Rorschach Test for South African politicians

By Rebecca Davis