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UN establishes 'Nelson Mandela Prize' to honour his achievements

Jun 07, 2014

UN establishes 'Nelson Mandela Prize' to honour his achievements

Our best tribute to Nelson Mandela is not found in words or ceremonies but in actions that take up the torch he passed to us," Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said. #World #United Nations #NewsTracker #Ban Ki-moon #Nelson Mandela #Nelson Mandela award
Poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou passes away at 86

May 29, 2014

Poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou passes away at 86

Her death was confirmed in a statement issued by Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where she had served as a professor of American Studies since 1982. #World #Life #Literature #Poetry #InMemorium #Nelson Mandela #Maya Angelou #African-American poets #Malcolm X
South Africa polls: Counting begins, ANC likely to return to power

May 08, 2014

South Africa polls: Counting begins, ANC likely to return to power

Voting ended peacefully in the fifth all-race polls in South Africa that are expected to return the ruling ANC to power, 20 years after anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela was first elected as president in 1994. #World #NewsTracker #South Africa #Nelson Mandela #ANC
South Africa set to go to polls on Wednesday

May 06, 2014

South Africa set to go to polls on Wednesday

The 2014 elections will be the first in which the so-called 'Born Frees' people born after 1994 in a democratic South Africa will be casting their votes. #Elections #NewsTracker #South Africa #Nelson Mandela #Jacob Zuma #African National Congress #polls #ANC #South Africa polls
Nelson Mandela's will is worth $4.1 million

Feb 03, 2014

Nelson Mandela's will is worth $4.1 million

Nelson Mandela's estate, worth roughly $4.1 million, will be shared between his family, members of his staff, schools that he attended and the African National Congress #death #South Africa #Nelson Mandela #Family feud #Will #Mandla Mandela #Mandela family

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Nelson Mandela's will is worth $4.1 million

Jul 22, 2014

Hillary Clinton on dogs, Dostoevsky and 'Goodnight Moon'

Who’s the most meaningful person that Hillary Rodham Clinton has met in her lifetime? Nelson Mandela. Her biggest influence? Her late mother. The first book that she will read to her new grandchild? “Goodnight Moon.” Her favorite book of all time? “T... #Hillary Rodham Clinton #Nelson Mandela #Fyodor Dostoevsky
Nelson Mandela's will is worth $4.1 million

Jul 19, 2014

Brooklyn high school renames field after Mandela

A Brooklyn high school’s athletic field was renamed Friday for Nelson Mandela, on what would have been the lion of South Africa’s 96th birthday... #Hillary Rodham Clinton #Nelson Mandela #Fyodor Dostoevsky
Nelson Mandela's will is worth $4.1 million

Jul 18, 2014

NCAA proposal would give power conferences more autonomy

Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive, in his annual state-of-the-league address this week in Alabama, quoted Dwight D. Eisenhower, Nelson Mandela and Winston Churchill to emphasize the importance of fundamentally reforming intercollegiate ... #National Collegiate Athletic Association #Nelson Mandela #Dwight D. Eisenhower #Winston Churchill #Southeastern Conference