Donald Trump has been known for his negative comments about Africa, but new information from his former lawyers book has shown this extended to the continents leaders. In his book, Trump’s former lawyer, Michael Cohen, outlines the disparaging comments the U.S President allegedly made against black world leaders including Nelson[…]
Zindzi Mandela, the daughter of South African anti-apartheid icons Nelson Mandela and Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, has died aged 59, local media reported on Monday. Mandela, who was South Africa’s ambassador to Denmark, passed away in Johannesburg in the early hours of Monday after a short illness, public broadcaster SABC reported, citing[…]
Nelson Mandela’s grandson and ANC MP Mandla Mandela has slammed far-right protesters in Britain who are calling for Madiba’s statue to be removed from Parliament Square in London. He described them as oppressors who spew hateful speech. The threats to attack the statue of the first black South African president[…]
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Tuesday will receive the 2019 Nobel Prize for Peace for his “decisive initiative to resolve the border conflict with neighbouring Eritrea”. In winning the award, the 43-year-old joins a prestigious club of African Nobel laureates, including Nelson Mandela, Wangari Maathai and Wole Soyinka. The first[…]
The Nelson Mandela Foundation says on this year’s International Mandela Day, its focus is on seeking ways of addressing what it terms inter-generational poverty. Hundreds of activities are expected to take place around the country to mark the day. The foundation will celebrate the 10th International Mandela day in Germiston,[…]
London, United Kingdom – The grandson of anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela has delivered a damning condemnation of “Israeli apartheid”, in a high-profile expression of solidarity between South Africans and Palestinians. Zwelivelile Mandela, an MP of the ruling African National Congress (ANC), made the comments on Saturday at the Palestine Expo, an annual event in[…]
Today marks five years to the day South African struggle icon and the country’s first democratically elected President Nelson Mandela passed away. Madiba, as he was affectionately referred to, passed away on 5 December 2013 at 1 Military Hospital after a long illness. He was 95. Government this year dedicated[…]
The iconic moment in which Nelson Mandela gave his first speech as a free man in Cape Town in February 1990 has been captured forever in a new monument which was unveiled at the City Hall today. At the unveiling which was attended by Archbishop emeritus Desmond Tutu, representatives of[…]
By Aayesha Soni and Ebrahim Fakir As South Africans, we are ashamed that the war mongering human rights abuser Barack Obama has been called upon to honour a man whose struggles have contributed to allowing us to live freely in South Africa today. Whenever visiting a foreign country, upon enquiry[…]
The trustees of the CEO SleepOut have apologised “if they offended anyone” after a poster was circulated on social media, stating that former president Nelson Mandela’s cell on Robben Island would be auctioned for the event. The trustees, who sent out a statement as a collective, said the event was[…]
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