Monday, November 19, 2018

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    OBITUARY: Winnie, ‘mother of new South Africa’ who made Mandela ‘loneliest’ man in the world

OBITUARY: Winnie, ‘mother of new South Africa’ who made Mandela ‘loneliest’ man in the world

After suffering a protracted illness, Winnie Mandela, former wife of Nelson Mandela, South African hero, died on Monday, at the age of 81. Just like her late husband - who died five years ago, she was a formidable force in the anti-apartheid campaign and had her own share of imprisonments and other forms of intimidation.While Mandela was in prison, the deceased [...]

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    ​South African envoy: Mandela begged Nigeria for money to fight apartheid

​South African envoy: Mandela begged Nigeria for money to fight apartheid

Lulu Mnguni, South African high commissioner to Nigeria, recently went down memory lane in recalling Nigeria's role in seeing the end of apartheid in his country.While speaking as a special guest at a forum organised by the Abuja Writers Forum, Mnguni narrated how the iconic Nelson Mandela, who led the struggle against apartheid forces, came to Nigeria in 1963 to solicit financial [...]

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    Arab outrage over Netanyahu’s proposal for ‘Jewish State’

Arab outrage over Netanyahu’s proposal for ‘Jewish State’

A new push by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to declare Israel a Jewish state came criticism from the country's Arab minority on Friday with prominent Arabs saying the attempt would only discredit Israel.Netanyahu said he would make the push for the declaration which has long been under discussion on Thursday.He said that he would want to "legally anchor" at a [...]

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