In my lifetime, I have seen changes I never thought were possible. Apartheid ended in South Africa. Same-gender couples are legally marrying in a burgeoning number of states and countries. I have seen Metropolitan Community ChurchesShow More Summary
(CNN) - Outspoken billionaire Donald Trump weighed in on public outrage over President Barack Obama's perceived faux pas on his trip to South Africa, as well as the possibility of a yet-to-be known political star in 2016, in an interview with CNN’s Piers Morgan Wednesday. The real estate titan also said the "real" rate of […]
A low blow: Police in South Africa say retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu's home was robbed while he was away to attend Nelson Mandela's memorial service. A statement from the South African Police Service said the robbery of Tutu's home in Cape Town happened between 7 and 9pm yesterday. The Nobel...
I was texting with a friend whose husband is in South Africa covering Nelson Mandel’s funeral. She has four kids, and I asked her how everything was going. I was expecting her to say that things were tough with her husband out of town...Show More Summary
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Black and white, old and young, South Africans by the thousands paid final tribute Wednesday to their beloved Nelson Mandela. In silence or murmuring, they filed past the coffin. Some glanced back, as if clinging to the sight, a moment in history.
This article first appeared on Harvard Business Review During this time of global contemplation on the deep legacy of Nelson Mandela, I realized I have my own connection to this "giant of history," which traces back to those heady days of South Africa in 1994. Show More Summary
This article first appeared on Harvard Business Review: http://blogs.hbr.org/2013/12/an-unexpected-lesson-from-mandela-why-context-matters/ During this time of global contemplation on the deep legacy of Nelson Mandela, I realized I have my own connection to this "giant of history," which traces back to those heady days of South Africa in 1994. Show More Summary
She led discussions of many parenting issues on her talk show, and she runs an academy for girls in South Africa, but Oprah Winfrey doesn't regret not raising her own children."If I had kids, my kids would hate me," The talk-show host and actress told The Hollywood Reporter. Show More Summary
Deaf people around the world took to social media yesterday to declare that the sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela's memorial was speaking gibberish. Many wondered if the man was using a sign language unique to South Africa, but that was not the case. Show More Summary
THE WORLD MEDIA HAVE BEEN FOCUSED on Nelson Mandela since he died nearly a week ago. The body of the anti-apartheid icon and first black president of South Africa now lies in state after world leaders, the rich and famous, and the common...Show More Summary
(Reuters) - George H.W. Bush has joined Twitter and in his first tweet the former U.S. president said he wished he could have attended the memorial service for Nelson Mandela in South Africa.
The drive from Paarl to Cape Town was only forty-five minutes. The plan was for Nelson Mandela to address the world at the Grand Parade, the great public square adjacent to the Fort of Good Hope, where South Africa's founding father Jan van Riebeck had established a toehold for the Dutch East India Company in the 17th century. Show More Summary
The national director of the Deaf Federation of South Africa said the man was "moving his hands around, but there was no meaning in what he used his hands for." It was not immediately clear how the bogus interpreter slipped onto theShow More Summary
World leaders poured into South Africa this week for the memorial of Nelson Mandela, as they had for a happier ceremony many years before: Mandela’s inauguration as President of South Africa in 1994. At this Tuesday’s service, President Barack Obama stirred reaction …
Federal workers were rescued from deep cuts in their pension program in the final stages of budget talks.
SensiCardiac out of Stellenbosch, South Africa has released a free iPhone app that turns your now old and boring electronic stethoscope into a powerful auscultation recording and analysis system. Simply plugin your stethoscope (SensiCardiac...Show More Summary
The White House has released a photo gallery of some candid shots taking on the president and first lady’s trip to South Africa for the memorial service celebrating the life of anti-Apartheid icon Nelson Mandela.
Like millions of others, I have been welling up listening to people on radio and TV recount their memories of Nelson Mandela. I’ve never even been to South Africa, but during my youth and early manhood, the struggle against apartheid was the great cause for anybody with a heart and a political head, the rotten […]
Remembering a leader lost, Kate Middleton and Prince William arrived at the South Africa House in London on Wednesday (December 11). The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge signed a book of condolences for Nelson Mandela, who passed away last...Show More Summary