Thursday, April 9, 2020

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Nelson Mandela Statue Unveiled by Zuma in...

A smiling Nelson Mandela stands nine meters tall, looking out over and embracing the city of Pretoria with outstretched arms. South African President Jacob Zuma...

7 World Leaders Who Did Not Attend...

Former South African President Nelson Mandela was laid to rest the evening of  Dec. 15 in his boyhood village of Qunu in South Africa....

Nelson Mandela Laid to Rest in Qunu

After more than a week of pomp and ceremony, Nelson Mandela was remembered in a final service filled with deeply personal tributes. Under a sunny...

Mandela Memorial: British, Danish Prime Ministers Defend...

So far President Obama has not publicly commented on the selfie that he took with two other world leaders at the memorial for Nelson...

Mandela’s Body Lies in State in Pretoria...

The body of former South African President Nelson Mandela has been moved to the seat of government in the capital, Pretoria. It will lie...

Obama, Castro Among 90 World Leaders in...

An amazing array of world leaders, more than 90 of them, in driving rain flocked into the Johannesburg  memorial service for Nelson Mandela, along...

Redemption Song: Alicia Keys and John Legend...

  Nelson Mandela touched just about everyone in this world, including Alicia Keys and John Legend. The two superstars are on tour and they made...

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...

South Africans Celebrate Nelson Mandela With Day...

At the start of a week of commemorations, South Africans embarked Sunday on what the authorities have called a day of prayer and reflection...

Desmond Tutu Pays Tribute to Nelson Mandela

In the wake of the passing of South Africa's former President Nelson Mandela, close friend and fellow Nobel Laureate Desmond Tutu addressed the nation...

Celebrities Mourn Loss, Celebrate Life of Nelson...

After the death of Nelson Mandela was announced  Thursday, Twitter immediately became flooded with tweets of mourning, condolences, thanks,  and even celebration. While 95 years...

R. Kelly Pays Tribute to Nelson Mandela...

The world lost an icon yesterday with the death of former South African President Nelson Mandela. Mandela touched people from all walks of life,...

Jamaican Leaders Pay Tribute to Nelson Mandela

Jamaica’s leaders have paid tribute to the father of the anti-apartheid movement, Nelson Mandela, who died Thursday night at his home in South Africa...

Mandela: World Reacts to Death of ‘Closest...

Like Gandhi, Napoleon, Churchill, Lincoln and King, only a handful of transcendent leaders emerge per century. After Martin Luther King Jr. met his demise...

Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s Anti-apartheid Icon, is...

South African President Jacob Zuma has announced that Nelson Mandela's is dead. Here is what he said: Fellow South Africans, our beloved Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, the founding...

Naomie Harris Talks Challenges of Portraying Winnie...

Naomie Harris has been praised for her portrayal of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela in the Nelson Mandela biopic “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom,” however the actress...

Winnie: Nelson Mandela Still Unable to Speak

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, the ex-wife of former South African President Nelson Mandela, says the 95-year-old remains "quite ill," but she dismissed speculation that he was...

Idris Elba Dishes on His Health and...

Actor Idris Elba has had a full recovery since his asthma attack and dished on how honored he was to present the Nelson Mandela...

Make Sure You Have an ‘End of...

As Nelson Mandela receives intensive care at home, one has to wonder what conversations he had with his wife and family about his wishes...

Idris Elba Hospitalized For Asthma Attack En...

Actor Idris Elba was rushed to the hospital Saturday when he suffered an asthma attack just moments after he boarded a plane to head...

South Africa: White Supremacists Sentenced in Nelson...

According to a BBC report:  "The ringleader of a white supremacist plot to assassinate Nelson Mandela and drive Black people out of South Africa has been sentenced to 35...