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Popular Ghanaian rapper, D-Black yesterday joined high profile political figures to sign a book of condolence to honour the memory of the late South African President and freedom fighter, Nelson Mandela.
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Mofolo Village, Soweto, South Africa and Brooklyn, New York - Victor Mooney, Executive Director and Founder of New York based South African Arts International has announced that "the Spirit of Malabo", a twenty-four foot custom rowboat built in Brazil will be dedicated to the late Nelson Mandela during a five-thousand mile transatlantic row.
A card and note hang on the fence surrounding the Nelson Mandela National Museum, Mandela's former home, in Soweto, Dec. 12, 2013.
The man accused of faking sign interpretation while standing alongside world leaders like U.S. President Barack Obama at Nelson Mandela's memorial service said Thursday he hallucinated that angels were entering the stadium, suffers from schizophrenia and has been violent in the past.
Foster missed two field goal attempts and had a third blocked in the Crimson Tide's 34-28 loss to Auburn on Nov. 30. CORRECTS ID OF PERSON AT CENTER Jordan's Queen Rania, center, speaks with Laura Bush and Former U.S. President George W. Bush during the memorial service for former South African president Nelson Mandela at the FNB Stadium in Soweto ... (more)
Nelson Mandela 's family, local politicians and foreign leaders were the first to view his open casket at the Union Buildings on Wednesday, bidding a solemn, sometimes tearful farewell.
As dignitaries from around the world gathered in South Africa yesterday for a memorial service for Nelson Mandela, several Presbyterian leaders reflected on the life and legacy of this humble man who became a towering figure in the struggle for racial justice.
Downing Street has dismissed criticisms of David Cameron for posing for a "selfie" with Barack Obama and Danish prime minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt at Nelson Mandela's memorial service.
A tearful Mountie returned his red dress uniform after running afoul of a policy that says RCMP officers can't smoke medicinal marijuana while in uniform.
President Barack Obama waves as he arrives to speak to crowds attending the memorial service for former South African president Nelson Mandela at the FNB Stadium in Soweto near Johannesburg, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013.