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Turchi to defend WBC Int/Silver against Balmaceda

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 weeks 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

last monthNews : 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.

last monthNews : NYTimes: News

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

What Would Nelson Mandela Do? Reading Madiba in the Age of Trump

Mandela's unpublished writings were finally released earlier this year as the world grapples with leaders who share little with his legacy.

Egyptian journalist wins Nelson Mandela Innovation Award

A South African organization has announced that an Egyptian rights campaigner won its Nelson Mandela award for individual activism for 2017. Civicus says in a posting on his website late … Click to Continue »

French weekly magazines review 19 November 2017

On this weekend's contents pages, sexual harassment, the first party congress of Emmanuel Macron's Republic on the Move, a look at the chaos of contemporary Algeria and an exclusive on the "confessions" of Nelson Mandela.

You can now explore all 19 of South Africa's National Parks on Google Maps

Have you ever wanted to walk in the footsteps of Nelson Mandela, track cheetahs on foot, or stroll with elephants — and other exotic creatures — in South Africa? Well, here's your chance. Thanks to the efforts of over 200 volunteers,...Show More Summary

The Mandela Effect

Do you remember when Nelson Mandela was killed in prison in the 1980s? Apparently there are a lot of people who, for some reason, had this memory. Of course, Mandela was not killed in prison, he survived and went on to become president of South Africa. This false memory, however, gave rise to the term, […]

Anacleto Rapping, Los Angeles Times photographer and "my best friend for 30 years."

Anacleto Rapping, photographer, photography, photojournalism, Yosemite, Brooks Institute, Nelson Mandela, apartheid, South Africa, USA Women's soccer, Ocean's Eleven, Don Cheadle, Oscars, Academy Awards.

Anacleto Rapping, Los Angeles Times photographer and "my best friend for 30 years."

Anacleto Rapping, photographer, photography, photojournalism, Yosemite, Brooks Institute, Nelson Mandela, apartheid, South Africa, USA Women's soccer, Ocean's Eleven, Don Cheadle, Oscars, Academy Awards.

Is the Next Nelson Mandela Wearing Cleats?

On Tuesday, 13 NFL players met with team owners in New York City to discuss how to move forward on the most high-profile issue of the 2017 season: players kneeling during the national anthem in protest of racial inequality in America—and the subsequent backlash from right-wing media and President Donald Trump. Notably absent at league headquarters […]

Sequel to Mandela's 'Long Walk' autobiography launched

The sequel to Nelson Mandela's celebrated autobiography "Long Walk to Freedom" will be published Thursday after his unfinished, hand-written draft was completed by a South African novelist. Titled "Dare Not Linger", the book tells of...Show More Summary

Mandela exhibit opens at Clinton Library in Little Rock

Photographs commissioned by the Nelson Mandela Foundation along with a re-creation of the former South African president's prison cell and memorabilia from former President Bill Clinton highlight a temporary exhibit … Click to Continue »

Sean Morris appointed CEO of Nelson Mandela Bay Stars

4 months agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

The former Hampshire batsman said the opportunity to work alongside Mark Boucher and Heath Streak was a big draw

Black Star: 'Breathe' -- Director David Alexander Shares Vision of New Diverse Age in Cinema

'Nowness's new series Black Star was inspired by the British Film Institute’s recent season of the same title, celebrating the work of Black actors. For the first episode, director David Alexander, recipient of the Nelson Mandela Foundation Artist Award, introduces the voices of emerging actors Arnold Oceng and Leah Harvey. Show More Summary

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