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What Can Nelson Mandela Teach us about Passover?

Why was the very first Seder celebrated in Egypt as slaves?

An Elite South African Who Vows to Fight for the Ordinary Citizen

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Cyril Ramaphosa was a protégé of Nelson Mandela before becoming one of South Africa’s richest men. As president, he vows to address gaping inequality.

Editorial: South Africa’s Zuma Leaves Behind a Broken Democracy

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Can the party of Nelson Mandela, which has had a near-monopoly on South African politics, cleanse and revive itself?

Jacob Zuma’s Legacy Is a Weakened South Africa

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Jacob Zuma’s legacy includes a series of scandals, increased corruption, few successes and a loss of faith in Nelson Mandela’s party.

South African President Jacob Zuma resigns under pressure from ANC

South African President Jacob Zuma bowed to intense pressure from his party and resigned Wednesday, ending nearly nine years of rule marred by corruption scandals and fiscal mismanagement that shamed the party of Nelson Mandela and inflicted serious damage on one of Africa’s biggest economies....

ANC orders Zuma to step down as South African president

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's ruling party ordered Jacob Zuma on Tuesday to step down as head of state after marathon talks over the fate of a leader whose scandal-plagued years in power darkened and divided Nelson Mandela's post-apartheid 'Rainbow Nation'.

Scandal tainted S. African leader "recalled" by own party

Nelson Mandela's storied African National Congress mired in scandal under Jacob Zuma, and they have had enough

“Orange County, Calif. Election Academy aims to educate voters”

Electionline: Nelson Mandela once said that education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world and U.S. Rep. John Lewis once said that the vote is the most powerful nonviolent tool we have. Orange County, … Continue reading ?

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela in hospital for kidney infection: news site

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African anti-apartheid veteran Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, ex-wife of late President Nelson Mandela, has been hospitalized for a kidney infection but is expected to make a full recovery, the Times Live online news site said on Tuesday.

Nelson Mandela’s ex-wife hospitalized with kidney infection

2 months agoNews : NY Daily News

"Upon admission, it was discovered that she had an infection that had affected her kidneys," family members said.

Winnie loses battle for Mandela's rural home

A South African court on Friday struck down a long-running effort by late president Nelson Mandela's ex-wife Winnie Madikizela-Mandela to claim ownership of his former rural home. The Supreme Court of Appeal dismissed her appeal against a lower court's ruling that she was not the rightful owner of the property in his childhood village. Show More Summary

Minnesota boldly goes where no US orchestra as gone before

2 months agoMusic / Classical : Slipped Disc

The midwest orchestra was the first to visit Cuba. This summer, it will be the US pathbreaker in South Africa, playing in ive cities in honour of Nelson Mandela’s birth centenary. Minnesota will also put on a ten-concert ‘Music for Mandela’ project at home.   From the press release: The impetus for a Minnesota Orchestra […]

Turchi to defend WBC Int/Silver against Balmaceda

2 months agoSports / Boxing :

By Marco Bratusch Italian puncher Fabio Turchi (13-0, 10 KOs), aged 24, will make a voluntary defense of his WBC International Silver belt on February 2nd at Nelson Mandela Forum… Read More » The post Turchi to defend WBC Int/Silver against Balmaceda appeared first on

Usher, Nelson Mandela's Grandson to be Guests of Honor at Davos Dinner

The dinner will honor “advocates, heads of state and activists” at the World Economic Forum. Continue reading…

Can Cyril Ramaphosa Revive the South African Dream?

William Finnegan writes about how Cyril Ramaphosa, Nelson Mandela’s first choice for a successor, may revive the African National Congress and populism in South Africa.

‘He who oppresses the poor taunts his Maker’: Here’s 9 Bible verses to tweet at Trump and Paul Ryan this Christmas

3 months agoNews : The Raw Story

President Donald Trump attended the midnight service at Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the-sea in Florida. Rev. James Harlan focused on the power of words and God’s light. He quoted Nelson Mandela’s quote regarding not using words lightly. It’s unclear if Trump understood the...

Cyril Ramaphosa's election as head of the ANC means he'll probably be South Africa's next president

Cyril Ramaphosa, the new leader of South Africa’s ruling party and the country’s presumptive next president, quit politics two decades ago to become a businessman with the blessing of Nelson Mandela. Ramaphosa had hoped to succeed Mandela as South African president, but the party disagreed, elevating...

Battle to replace South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma begins

3 months agoNews : World News Blog

The party of the late Nelson Mandela will elect a new leader to succeed President Zuma – a man facing more than 780 counts of corruption. On the ballot are Mr. Zuma’s ex wife, who is a seasoned minister, and Cyril Ramaphosa, a veteran of the struggle who has become a multi-millionaire lover of fine…

Jacob Zuma Prepares to Depart a Diminished A.N.C.

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South Africa’s African National Congress was once a symbol of hope. As it chooses a new leader, what has happened to Nelson Mandela’s legacy?

Millions Allegedly Misappropriated For Mandela’s Funeral

The South African Public Protector, Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane, released a damning report on Monday wherein she alleges that about R300-million in state funds were misappropriated in order to pay for the funeral of the late Nelson Mandela. Show More Summary

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