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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

Aug 28, 2014

Mas bands honor Mandela

Almost a quarter of a century after his triumphant first visit to the city and nine months after his passing, South Africa’s Nelson Mandela will be saluted at New York’s Caribbean carnival on Labor Day... #Caribbean #Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela's will is worth $4.1 million

Aug 05, 2014

Ex-wife challenges Nelson Mandela's will, demands homestead

The late South African leader Nelson Mandela said in his will that he wanted his home in rural Qunu to be used to forever unite his family. But his kinsmen, who fought bitterly over his burial place and went to court over the bones of his children, a... #Caribbean #Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela's will is worth $4.1 million

Aug 22, 2014

Polish Solidarity leader to speak in Cincinnati

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is hosting Nobel Peace Prize laureate Lech Walesa and South Africans representing the late Nelson Mandela this weekend... #Nelson Mandela #Lech Walesa #Solidarity