Tuesday, 20 August 2019

Tag Archives: Nelson Mandela

Canada strips Aung San Suu Kyi of honorary citizenship

TORONTO: Canada’s parliament voted unanimously on Thursday to effectively strip Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi of her honorary Canadian citizenship over the Rohingya crisis. Ottawa had given the long-detained democracy advocate and Nobel laureate the rare honour in 2007. But her international reputation has become tarnished by her refusal ...

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Remembering Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela. The man and legacy live on even in death. And as the world this week celebrates what would have been his centennial birthday — there are those who continue to battle against the West’s whitewashing of its Cold War treatment of the father of the South African nation. ...

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Obama to lead celebrations 100 years after Mandela’s birth

CAPE TOWN: South Africa celebrates the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s birth this week with a flagship speech by former US president Barack Obama and an outpouring of memories and tributes to the late anti-apartheid leader. Mandela, who died in 2013, remains a global icon for his long fight against ...

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$300,000 for one night, Mandela’s Prison

CAPE TOWN: South Africa’s First democratic president, spent most out of his 27 years imprisonment in South africa’s Robben island prison off cape town. A night in his iconic 8-foot by 7-foot concrete cell will now be auctioned for charity to mark the 100 jubilee of prisoner number 46664’s birthday. ...

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