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A letter from London
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Probably expecting the usual African courtesy of asking about the children's health and rain she politely signalled to me that there is a growing queue behind me. More like, “you got your … A memory of Nelson Mandela crosses my mind. This was the …

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Danquah Trumps Nkrumah On South Africa
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In other words, the first step on the long walk to Pan-African integration (my profuse apologies to Nelson Mandela) is economic development and comfort at the national level and then the regional level. This … In sum, as long as they could readily …

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Nelson Mandela Morto: L’ex presidente sudafricano muore a 95
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Winne Mandela Controversial 'Mother of the Nation'
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In Winnie's 1984 memoir "Part of My Soul Went with Him," she recounted Nelson Mandela's own brand of proposal. "One day Nelson just pulled up on the side of the road and said, 'You know, there is a woman who is a dressmaker. You must go and see her.

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Boxing: 5 Things You Didn't Know About Manny Pacquiao Before Fight With …
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Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are scheduled to fight each other on May 2 for the Welterweight Championship of the world. Pacquiao is one of the most popular boxers in sports today, but there are many things fans don't know about him. Here are …

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Spies, artificial insemination and the pope: how Cuba came in from the cold
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By December 2013, in what was the only sign of progress visible to the outside world, Obama and Castro acknowledged their newfound respect by shaking at hands at Nelson Mandela's funeral in Soweto. Yet something was still missing. Those close to him …

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Tired of Waiting, South Africans Demand Change 'Now'
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He went on to famously defend Nelson Mandela during his 1964 treason trial. Mandela still spent 27 years waiting in prison — only to emerge to be elected the nation's first black president. Bizos, who watched his adopted nation change radically during …

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Rutgers Day celebrates university life
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From President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle Obama, to Abraham Lincoln, Ronald Reagan, Nelson Mandela and Hillary Clinton, passers by had many choices. Because the “university” in Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital is Rutgers, that …

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