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Posted on 4 October 2018 | 8:58 am
Soweto Gospel Choir to celebrate Nelson
Santa Rosa Press DemocratSoweto Gospel Choir to celebrate Nelson Mandela's legacy in Green Music Center concertSanta Rosa Press DemocratSome musical groups go on tour because they have a new album out, but the Soweto Gospel Choir's “Songs of the Free” tour has a higher goal. Starting last year, the 20-member South African ensemble has been touring in honor of the 100th anniversary of ...
Posted on 4 October 2018 | 8:52 am
South African activist sentenced with
South African activist sentenced with Mandela is in hospitalThe TelegraphAndrew Mlangeni, one of the last two surviving anti-apartheid activists who were sentenced with Nelson Mandela to life in prison in 1964, is being treated in a hospital. South Africa's ruling party says it has been informed by the 93-year-old Mlangeni ...and more »
Posted on 4 October 2018 | 3:03 am
Nelson Mandela University achieves a first -
RNewsNelson Mandela University achieves a first - reaches out to business to employ TVET graduatesRNewsThe Nelson Mandela University is the first university in South Africa to offer the Advanced Diploma in Technical and Vocational Teaching (Adv Dip TVT). It is a diploma programme which, studied over two years, part-time, will provide lecturers in the ...
Posted on 4 October 2018 | 12:40 am
World leaders flock to UN 'Peace Summit' –
Insight NewsWorld leaders flock to UN 'Peace Summit' – A rebuke of 'America First'?Insight NewsSept. 24, 2018 (GIN) – South African President Cyril Ramaphosa couldn't be prouder as he unveiled a life-size statue of Nelson Mandela on the eve of the U.N. General Assembly and the opening of a day-long 'peace summit' with nearly 160 scheduled ...Ode to Madiba as world searches for peaceZambia Daily Mailall 3 news articles »
Posted on 3 October 2018 | 1:47 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