Mandela

By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 29th, 2014
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Mr. Obang Metho Keynote Speech at the 4th annual Ethiopian Heritage Society of North America (EHSNA) Washington, D.C Thank you for inviting me to speak at the 4th annual Ethiopian Heritage Festival, a special celebration for Ethiopians in the Diaspora. I thank the Ethiopian Heritage Society of North ...
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Jul 25th, 2014
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By Bekafa Adela Silver Spring-MD. Though it doesn’t happen often, it’s not so rare that the action of one individual changes the course of history. One example would involve an Ethiopian soldier of great character, Captain Guta Dinka, and Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s freedom fighter and most import...
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In East Africa
Feb 4th, 2014
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  Mandela offspring share millions – Sapa Nelson Mandela sent a message from the grave to his former wife of 38 years on Monday, leaving her completely out of his $4.1 million will, it was announced. Former president Nelson Mandela’s children and grandchildren from his first and second wife will...
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Feb 4th, 2014
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All of Nelson Mandela’s descendants were present in the room when his last will and testament was read on Monday morning in Johannesburg. In order that the world did not see their faces, the media contingent was kept temporarily locked in the auditorium as the family left the Nelson Mandela Centre of...
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Dec 18th, 2013
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By Robele Ababya I would like to start writing this piece with this quote attributed to Sir Isaac Newton in his own right as one of the giants in mathematics and classical physics: “If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.” Introduction This article is not meant to compare...
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Dec 17th, 2013
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By Terefe Masresha Mandela’s funeral, on December 15, 2013, marked an important chapter in the history of Africa’s struggle for freedom, equality and justice. It also marked the end of the long political walk Mandela started at the age of 25. For 70 years, Mandela struggled against Aparth...
By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Dec 16th, 2013
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QUNU, South Africa — After the sermon was read, the 21-gun salute thudded and the “Last Post” played, Nelson Mandela was laid to rest Sunday in the rolling green hills of the Eastern Cape where he was born, leaving South Africans with a gaping sense that they will never see a leader as gr...
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Dec 12th, 2013
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by Olusegun Adeniyi In the last one week since the death of the former South African President, Mr Nelson Mandela, many of us must have read, especially in the social media, renditions of “encounters with Mandela”, including by people who were merely members of some crowd that visited the late intern...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Dec 11th, 2013
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Text of speech by President Barack Obama at the Occassion of A Memorial Service for Nelson Mandela in Soweto, South Africa, December 10, 2013 To Graça Machel and the Mandela family; to President Zuma and members of the government; to heads of states and government, past and present; distinguished gue...
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Dec 9th, 2013
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By Robele Ababya The indisputable Great Statesman Nelson Mandela glorified Ethiopia in these immortal words in 1961 at a conference in Addis Ababa: “Ethiopia has always held a special place in my own imagination and the prospect of visiting attracted me more strongly than a trip to France, England an...