Nelson Mandela’s Life Celebration

Nelson Mandela’s Life Celebration

  December 5 marks the first death anniversary of Nelson Mandela who passed away last year at his house in Johannesburg, South Africa. He was 95 years old at the time of his death and was suffering long time illness. Although the world mourns over the death of one of the greatest leaders of the […]

Nelson Mandela Dream for Presidential Candidate Mamphela Ramphele

Nelson Mandela Dream for Presidential Candidate Mamphela Ramphele

Mamphela Ramphele, prominent anti-apartheid activist, friend to Nelson Mandela, and partner of the late black consciousness leader Steve Biko (who died in police custody in 1977), is to lead the South African opposition party’s election bid against the ruling African National Congress (ANC). This is the first time the ANC has not had the legendary […]

Nelson Mandela: What Were We Thinking?

The Truth Shouldn't Hurt the One Who Tells It

Nelson Mandela: What Were We Thinking?

On the morning of June 26, we received a message from one of our South African correspondents, Laura Oneale that Nelson Mandela had passed away the previous evening. The news had come to her in the form of a text message from an acquaintance who was well-placed in the South African media. It should be understood […]