Robben Island

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Dec 9th, 2013
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Abraham Gebremichael   Today Nelson Mandela is acclaimed as one of the greatest personalities of our times. He belongs to that category of men who have graced our civilization with their personal charisma and noble contributions. His life long fight for the cause of freedom in South Africa and i...
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Jun 27th, 2013
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The condition of former South African leader Nelson Mandela has deteriorated in the last few days, presidential spokesman Mac Maharaj has said. The announcement came as President Jacob Zuma cancelled a trip to Mozambique following consultations with Mr Mandela’s doctors. Mr Mandela, 94, South A...
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Mar 29th, 2013
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IndepthAfrica – Former South African president Nelson Mandela is said to be in good spirits and making steady progress during hospital treatment for a recurring lung infection. President Zuma said Thursday that Mandela is doing “very well,” telling the BBC that South Africans “...
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Sep 10th, 2012
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Cape Town — The gigantic miracle bird, Airbus 300-600 roared to a halt at one of the parking lots of the magnificent O. R. Tambo International Airport in the city of Johannesburg, Republic of South Africa that chilly Sunday morning at about 6.30 am, South African time on July 28, 2012. And that start...
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Aug 5th, 2012
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Former president Nelson Mandela’s sculpture was unveiled in Howick in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands on Saturday. “The front of the sculpture is a portrait of Mandela, it has vertical bars which represent his imprisonment,” designer Marco Cianfanelli said. He came up with the concept in...
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Mar 27th, 2012
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Thousands of documents, photographs and videos of Nelson Mandela have been placed online in a mass digital archive. The database was created by the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory and Google, which transformed the documents into a searchable collection that can also be browsed through seven online &#...
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Jan 19th, 2012
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by Emeka Chiakwelu As racism and oppression against Black Africans gained momentum in the newly established Union of South African, Pixley ka Isaka Seme a visionary leader in 1911 appeal to all non- European ethnic groups in South Africa to unite together. Pixley ka Isaka Seme rallying words – ...
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Jan 13th, 2012
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A group that fought against power became the power and in some cases was seduced by power. A new crusade against corruption, demagoguery and hypocrisy is needed. The invitation came by email, inviting ‘CDE Danny Schechter’ to the ceremony marking the 100th anniversary of South Africa’s African ...
By benim
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Aug 5th, 2011
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RECENTLY, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, the first black President of South Africa and one of the world’s most revered figures, turned 93 and as expected, the world celebrated the United Nations’ (UN) declared Mandela Day, with the lessons of the life and times of the living legend, especiall...
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Jun 21st, 2011
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PRETORIA, South Africa – First lady Michelle Obama embarked on a goodwill visit to sub-Saharan Africa on Monday, a weeklong stay designed to show that America cares about the continent’s issues and people.   Accompanied by her two daughters, her mother, a niece and nephew, Mrs. Obama plann...