Tag: Nelson Mandela

UN Chief Pays Glowing Tributes As World Remembers Mandela

Abdul Jimoh- July 18, 2019

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has described late Nelson Mandela as an “extraordinary global advocate for dignity and equality” who anyone in public service should emulate. Guterres ... Read More

UN Marks Mandela’s 100th Birthday, Says Struggle For Equality Continues

Abdul Jimoh- July 18, 2018

The UN will mark 100 years since the birth of the late anti-Apartheid activist, Nelson Mandela, on Wednesday, taking stock of what the organisation termed ... Read More

Jacob Zuma and Corruption: Complete Story of the Former South African President

Arowobusoye Samuel- February 15, 2018

On Wednesday 14th February 1018, Mr Zuma bowed to the inevitable and resigned "with immediate effect". "I resign as president of the republic with immediate ... Read More

Johnson-Sirleaf wins Mo Ibrahim prize for African leadership

inno.korie- February 12, 2018

Former Liberian president Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf on Monday became the first woman to win the Mo Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership, in recognition of ... Read More

ANC In Serious Move to Fire Zuma As Exit Negotiations Deepens, Sources Say

Henry Solomon- February 8, 2018

South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) had been preparing to fire Jacob Zuma as head of state this week, according to leaked comments from ... Read More

NLC Sets Pace For Nigerian Leaders Using Nelson Mandela

Henry Solomon- July 18, 2017

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Tuesday advised Nigerian leaders to emulate the good leadership exhibited by some of the past African leaders, most especially, ... Read More

Jacob Zuma’s ANC Loses Key City to Opposition

Arowobusoye Samuel- August 6, 2016

South Africa President Jacob Zuma(PHOTO: Afrika-UPDATES) "The fall in support has been dramatic, in levels never seen before," political analyst told reporters. Defeat in Port ... Read More

Mandela Day: South Africa reiterates commitment to support Nigeria in the fight against terrorism

inno.korie- July 19, 2016

South Africa will continue to support efforts by Nigeria to fight terrorism, its High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr Mngumi Lulu, has said. Lulu spoke at ... Read More

The African Union Commission marks the Black History month

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 3, 2016

Addis Ababa, 29th February 2016- H.E Mr. Erastus Mwencha, Deputy Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC) led the commission in celebrating the Black History ... Read More

Court Orders Mandela, Zuma Relatives to Pay Compensation to Mine Shareholders

Henry Solomon- June 26, 2015

Aurora mine ( Photo: EWN)   Relatives of the Nelson Mandela and South African President Jacob Zuma acted in a reckless and fraudulent manner when ... Read More