Thursday, June 17, 2021


Nelson Mandela

Lawan wins 2019 Zik Prize in Leadership Award

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, was on Dec. 6 night awarded the 2019 Zik Prize in Political Leadership.

Nelson Mandela’s daughter Zindzi is dead 

Zindziswa “Zindzi” Mandela, the daughter of Nelson Mandela, the late former president of South Africa, has died in Johannesburg.

100 years since his birth, South Africa pays tribute to Mandela

South Africa on Wednesday marked 100 years since Nelson Mandela's birth with a "town hall" forum hosted by Barack Obama and a walk led...

UN marks Mandela’s 100th birthday, says struggle for equality continues

The UN will mark 100 years since the birth of the late anti-Apartheid activist, Nelson Mandela, on Wednesday, taking stock of what the organisation termed his vast legacy for mankind.

Obama speech to mark 100 years since Mandela’s birth

Former US president Barack Obama was set to deliver a speech to a crowd of 15,000 people in South Africa on Tuesday as the...

South Africa launches bank notes, coins for Mandela’s centenary anniversary

South Africa on Friday launched a set of limited edition bank notes and gold coins to mark the 100th anniversary on July 18of the birth of the late President Nelson Mandela.

Obama post-Charlottesville tweet most liked ever on Twitter

A tweet by former president Barack Obama about the violence in Charlottesville has become the most liked message in the history of Twitter, the...

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