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KZN Cooperative Governance on Nelson Mandela Day Marathon
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The annual Mandela Marathon will take place in KZN , this Sunday and is now in it’s third year. It is a difficult and challenging route that starts in Imbali…

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Meet Winnie, the animal lover
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Many pitiless people still whine about Winnie Mandela's role in the Mandela United Football Club and its reign of terror in Soweto in the closing years of apartheid. About the Author. William Saunderson-Meyer. Columnist William Saunderson-Meyer.

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Obama's Shallow Worldview Failed Us
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At Nelson Mandela's memorial service, the President reflected on how his involvement in anti-apartheid protests moment “ set me on an improbable journey that finds me here today.” Obama was drawn to and defined by causes of “social justice” in which …

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Nelson Mandela – New World Encyclopedia
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Mandela belonged to a cadet branch of the Thembu dynasty which (nominally) reigns in the Transkeian Territories of the Union of South Africa's Cape Province. He was born in the small village of Qunu in the district of …

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Nigerian Activist Who Escaped the Gallows Probes Oil Accounts
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The region's inhabitants, 56 percent of whom live on less than $1 a day, according to the National Bureau of Statistics, receive little of the oil income and bear the brunt of pollution's impact in lost livelihoods and endangered health. At the same …

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Programming Highlights: Wed, Aug 27 – Tue, Sep 2, 2014
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On July 18, 2013, Nelson Mandela's 95th birthday, a coalition of Boston area community organizations, elected officials, and activists hosted a celebration of Mandela's life at the Old South Church in Copley Square. … In the premiere episode, Jen …

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Zuma's unexpected trip to Russia amid scandals
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“SA's first state visit [to Russia] was in the last days of Nelson Mandela's presidency in 1999.” Russia meanwhile focused its attention on the West and improving its global standing, while somewhat neglecting its historically strong relationships with …

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[XHOSA] His Day is Done: A Tribute Poem for Nelson Mandela
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This video was produced by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of International Information Programs in December 2013.

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