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Globe and Mail
Governor-General finds Canadian visa restrictions still rankle some ANC members
Canada's Governor General David Johnston reviews the honour guard during the official welcoming ceremony in Cape Town May 21, 2013 with Table Mountain looming in the background.
Tue May 21, 2013
No go for Winnie auction
Behind-the-scenes talks were underway on Tuesday after an auction of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's personal items to cover a debt to a college did not go ahead as planned.
Mon May 20, 2013
Hearing on the radio that a violent storm was approaching her rural Oklahoma neighborhood, Lindsay Carter took advantage of the advanced warning, gathered her belongings and fled.
Mail & Guardian
First glimpse at 'kick-ass' Mandela biopic
The teaser poster and trailer for "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" has been unveiled at the prestigious 66th Cannes Film Festival.
KVOR-AM Colorado Springs
President Obama Schedules Trip to Africa
President Obama will travel to Africa this summer. The president will take his family to U.S. allies Senegal, Tanzania, and South Africa, where Nelson Mandela lives in retirement.
Grad student risks failing grade after protesting Walt Whitman's racist legacy
Why would a graduate student of opera refuse to perform a piece and risk failing a class where he otherwise would have likely earned an "A"? Some principles are worth fighting for.
The Las Vegas Sun
South Africa: Mandela name pulled into politics
Nelson Mandela, old and frail, lives in seclusion in his Johannesburg home. Beyond the high walls of the house, the fighting over his image and what he stood for has already begun.
International Business Times
Nelson Mandela at 95: Huge Portrait of South Africa's Political Giant for Sale
Paul Blomkamp painted the 4.2m x 4.2m portrait over nine separate canvasses to celebrate Mandela's birthday in July.
Daughters sue Mandela
Nelson Mandela's daughters Makaziwe and Zenani Mandela are suing their father for the rights of his artworks and control of his millions.
Fri May 17, 2013
The Miami Herald
Weinstein showcases Grace Kelly, Mandela flicks
The Weinstein Company's fall slate of awards contenders will feature a glamorous Grace Kelly, a brawny Nelson Mandela and a mysterious J.D. Salinger.
23 dead in initiation rites in South Africa
In this July 7, 2006 file photo an unidentified initiate, with his face caked in white lime clay, eats rice from his blanket during his rite of transformation from a boy to manhood near Port St.
Mandela 'wanted daughters to back off'
Johannesburg - Former president Nelson Mandela did not want his children to be involved in the management of his money and artworks, The Star newspaper reported on Friday.
Thu May 16, 2013
Sarah In Tampa
What is it like to be extremely famous?
Years ago I worked 4 PM to midnight at a bookshop in New York City. Bookshops were places where people bought books - think Amazon, but with shelves of stuff instead of Web pages with pictures of books.
Readers' views via SMS
SADLY, Brett Atkins, The Herald and Weekend Post tend only to give reviews on animated movies or teenage movies with very low ratings.
Wed May 15, 2013
Problems now being called challenges
Block the east-bound carriageway of the N2 for an incident on the west-bound carriageway ? Is it to see the bodies? Drive in the offside lane in multi-lane roads when the inside lane is clear of traffic or drive slower than the inside lane? Never heard of drive left, pass right? Vote for the ANC when you do not have a job, a house, electricity and ... (more)
Collected Department Releases: South Africa's Freedom Day
Ambassador Rasool and other distinguished guests. Thank you so much for inviting me to participate in this year's Freedom Day celebration.
South African auction to sell Mandela ex-wife's belongings to pay off debts
Dozens of paintings, a silver tea set and other items belonging to Nelson Mandela's ex-wife Winnie will be auctioned to pay off debts she owes to a South African school.
Tue May 14, 2013
The Raw Story
Winnie Mandela ordered to sell possessions to pay debt
A South African magistrate has ordered Winnie Madikizela-Mandela to auction off scores of paintings, sculptures and a silver tea set to pay off her debts, according to a court document seen Tuesday.
Voters want to know what DA's doing now
The DA campaign "Know your DA" has proved surprisingly controversial and effective.
Mon May 13, 2013
Eddie Izzard: 'Ready For Flak Of Politics'
The comedian has long been a staunch supporter of the Labour Party but is better known for his stand up comedy and acting.