Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Tag: apartheid

U.S. Corporation’s Apartheid Accusations Dismissed in Court

U.S. Court ruled against legal battle that accuses U.S. companies of providing software and machinery to South African apartheid government. After a 12 year legal...

13 Facts You May Not Have Known...

Nelson Mandela: The Man Called Madiba Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was born July 18, 1918. In November 2009, the United Nations General Assembly declared his birthday...

South Africa Renews Law Allowing Claims For...

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa --  South Africa has relaunched a claims process that would allow Black families who were removed from their land under apartheid rule...

Jamaica Hailed For Early Action Against Apartheid

Jamaica's pioneering role in the fight to dismantle the evil regime of apartheid was highlighted during a memorial service in tribute to Nelson Mandela...

Sharpton: Don’t ‘Sugarcoat’ History by Forgetting Reagan...

Nelson Mandela's death has prompted an outpouring of effusive praise from the media and politicians across the political spectrum, but Rev. Al Sharpton pointed...

Nelson Mandela Health: Vegetative or Responsive?

Nelson Mandela has spent almost a month in Pretoria's Mediclinic Heart Hospital and there has been much speculation about the state of his health. According...

Nelson Mandela Responding Positively to Treatment of...

South Africa remains anxious over the health of former President Nelson Mandela, who has "responded positively" to treatment for a lung infection during his...

Global Icon Nelson Mandela Hospitalized, As World...

After Nelson Mandela was hospitalized yesterday in Pretoria, South African President Jacob Zuma felt it necessary to issue a statement assuring South Africans and...

Post-Apartheid South Africa Remains Racially Divided

The lingering stench of apartheidis never far away in South Africa, leading Kenneth Lukuko to wonder whether Cape Town is still the country’s most...

Alf Kumalo, South African Photographer Whose Images...

South Africa – Renowned South African photographer Alf Kumalo, who made his name working for Drum Magazine has died in Johannesburg. He died in hospital...

‘Rise and Fall of Apartheid’ Photography Exhibition...

On view from September 14, 2012 – January 6, 2013 at the International Center of Photography, Rise and Fall of Apartheid: Photography and the...

Huge Wage Gap Between Blacks and Whites...

Income inequality is threatening to tear apart the fragile democracy that South Africa has been living under for the past 18 years, as the...

South Africa Angers Israel with Policy on...

The South African government has drawn the ire of Israel by declaring that goods made in Israel's settlements—which are in violation of international law—will...

The World Says ‘Happy 94th Birthday’ to...

Around the globe, schoolchildren, world leaders and everyday citizens are pausing today to honor the 94th birthday of Nelson Mandela, a global icon whom...

South Africa In Need of ‘Dramatic’ Wealth...

Eighteen years after the end of apartheid, South Africa President Jacob Zuma said the country was in need of a "dramatic shift" in the...

Former South African President FW De Klerk...

Johannesburg - Former president FW de Klerk must retract comments he made in a CNN interview, the Council for the Advancement of the SA...

Crisis in South Africa: Poor Education of...

Black youth in South Africa are performing abysmally in schools across the nation, a remnant of the brutal apartheid system that severely limited the...