Rev. Jesse Jackson compares Martin
IrishCentralRev. Jesse Jackson compares Martin McGuinness to Nelson Mandela in Free Derry speechIrishCentralCivil right leader Rev. Jesse Jackson paid enormous tribute to the late Martin McGuinness this week in a rousing speech to open the Museum of Free Derry. Comparing the Derryman, who died earlier this year after a short illness, to the likes of Martin ...
Posted on 16 June 2017 | 11:26 am
Nelson Mandela lives on, June 16, an icon is
Nelson Mandela lives on, June 16, an icon is born!Bulawayo24 News (press release) (blog)By being born on this very day, there is no need for Africa and the world to look any further in pursuit of who has replaced Nelson Mandela considering the fact that an icon was given to us on the very day - YOUTH DAY. This is symbolic and needs no ...
Posted on 15 June 2017 | 2:21 pm
Andimba Toivo ya Toivo, obituary: Namibian
The IndependentAndimba Toivo ya Toivo, obituary: Namibian independence leader admired by Nelson MandelaThe IndependentAndimba Toivo ya Toivo was a Namibian independence leader whose struggle against his country's South African rulers landed him for 16 years in the notorious prison on Robben Island, where his steadfastness earned him the admiration of Nelson ...and more »
Posted on 15 June 2017 | 1:43 am
Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality: Water
Eyewitness NewsNelson Mandela Bay Municipality: Water supply to take a while to recoverEyewitness NewsNelson Mandela Bay Municipality: Water supply to take a while to recover. Fires that occurred in the area last week damaged electricity infrastructure supplying energy to some of the metro's water pump stations. FILE: Firefighters are reportedly trying ...and more »
Posted on 14 June 2017 | 11:25 am
Andimba Toivo ya Toivo, Namibian
Washington PostAndimba Toivo ya Toivo, Namibian independence leader imprisoned with Nelson Mandela, dies at 92Washington PostAndimba Toivo ya Toivo, a Namibian independence leader whose struggle against his country's South African rulers landed him for 16 years in the infamous Robben Island prison, where with his steadfastness he earned the admiration of Nelson Mandela, ...and more »
Posted on 13 June 2017 | 5:12 pm
UN announces accepting nominations for first
United Nations, April 14 (IANS) The UN has said it is accepting nomination for the 2015 Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize, and the list of laureates is expected to be announced in June. "The UN is calling for nominations for the 2015 Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize," UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said at a daily news briefing here on Monday. Details on submission of nominations can be found ...
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 7:32 pm
Nelson Mandela’s Daughter Shares
The daughter of former South African President Nelson Mandela was recently in South Florida sharing her father’s legacy of giving and sharing. Dr. Makaziwe Mandela, or “Maki” as she likes to be called, recalled the final days before her father’s death.
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 2:38 pm
Prison Break director Kevin Hooks to make
Kevin Hooks will dramatise the life of Nelson Mandela in a BET miniseries.
Posted on 12 April 2015 | 5:43 pm
Obama-Castro meeting caps dramatic detente
From their handshake at a memorial service for Nelson Mandela to their historic meeting in Panama, Barack Obama and Raul Castro have gradually set aside decades of US-Cuban hostility to achieve a rapprochement long thought impossible. Obama had floated the idea several weeks earlier, when he said at a fundraiser in Miami that the United States needed to rethink its Cuba policy -- a politically ...
Posted on 11 April 2015 | 4:15 pm
White House: Obama, Castro Plan To Meet
U.S. President Barack Obama (L) shakes hands with Cuban President Raul Castro (C) in this still image taken from video courtesy of the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) at the First National Bank (FNB) Stadium, also known as Soccer City, during former South African President Nelson Mandela's national memorial service in Johannesburg December 10, 2013. Obama shook the hand of Castro at ...
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 6:31 pm
President’s water project launch a ploy‚
The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) lambasted President Jacob Zuma’s official visit to Nelson Mandela Bay on Friday‚ claiming it was a ploy to campaign for next year’s local government elections. EFF Eastern Cape spokeswoman Yoliswa Yako said the ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:13 pm
Kings welcome return of Watson
Port Elizabeth - EP Kings coach Brent Janse van Rensburg has welcomed the return of experienced skipper Luke Watson to the team for their Currie Cup clash against the Sharks at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in on Saturday (17:05 kick-off). The veteran ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:42 pm
Francis Sejersted, 79, Dies; Steered Nobel
The 1993 award, to Nelson Mandela and F.W. de Klerk, the president of South Africa, for negotiating the end of apartheid, received criticism for, among other things, rewarding Mr. de Klerk, the face of a long-enduring system of cruel inequality.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:37 pm
Danny Jordaan buying votes?
The Democratic Alliance has accused Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality Mayor Danny Jordaan of attempted vote-buying. "Reports that Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor, Danny Jordaan, this week handed over a large roll of bank notes to voters in NMB is a crystal clear ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:23 pm
Jordaan pushes to root out corruption in
Executive Mayor Danny Jordaan's campaign to clean up the Eastern Cape's Nelson Mandela Metro and to deal with corruption has claimed its first casualties. Two executive directors, Lindile Petuna from Human Settlements and Mod Ndoyana from Corporate Affairs ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:20 pm
SAfrica report: Dispute over Mandela
Nelson Mandela's children have launched a court case against several longtime associates of the former president in a dispute over the control of two companies, a South African newspaper reported Wednesday.
Posted on 10 April 2013 | 7:53 am
SAfricans: Did Thatcher help or hinder
Nineteen years after the end of apartheid, South Africans are still passionately divided over whether Margaret Thatcher helped or hindered the cruel system of white rule and prolonged the incarceration of Nelson Mandela.
Posted on 9 April 2013 | 8:33 am
South Africans give thanks for Mandela
Some South Africans have given thanks in Sunday prayers for the improvement in the health of Nelson Mandela, the former president who was discharged from a hospital after treatment for pneumonia.
Posted on 4 April 2013 | 7:11 am
SAfrica: Balloonist flies from old Mandela
A man has strapped himself to large balloons filled with helium and floated from the island where Nelson Mandela was kept prisoner to the shores of the South African mainland.
Posted on 3 April 2013 | 1:50 am
Obama: Mandela as strong physically as
President Barack Obama says he's concerned about Nelson Mandela's health, but that the anti-apartheid leader is as strong physically as he has been in leadership and character.
Posted on 28 March 2013 | 1:08 pm