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Today In History: Nelson Mandela Is Sworn In As First Black President Of South Africa On This Day 1994

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, born in 1918, was the son of the chief of the Xhosa-speaking Tembu people. Instead of succeeding his father as chief, Mandela went to university and became a lawyer. In 1944, he joined the African National Congress (ANC), a black political organization dedicated to winning rights for the black majority in white-ruled … Read more

Winnie Mandela, Ex Wife Of Nelson Mandela Kicks The Bucket At 81

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela (born Nomzamo Winifred Zanyiwe Madikizela), ex-wife of Nelson Mandela has passed away after a long illness that kept her visiting the hospital too many times in the past year. Zodwa Zwane, her Personal Assistant confirmed the death on Easter Monday. Her family released a statement this afternoon saying, “It is with profound sadness … Read more

Grandson Of Nelson Mandela Standing Trial For Allegedly Raping Fifteen Year Old Girl

Every family has a black sheep is what we say in Africa. With the troubles this family have had Mandela was probably the black sheep. One of his grandsons was given a suspended sentence after being convicted of assault a few months ago, and now another is standing trial for rape.

FINALLY Nelson Mandela Goes HOME | Prince Charles, Oprah Winfrey, Richard Branson & Others Attend State Funeral

  South Africa’s freedom fighter and former president-Nelson Mandela who died on December 5, at the age of 95 is finally heading home… Mandela’s flag-draped casket has started its final journey today as a South African military guard of honour escorted his hearse to the state funeral in the remote village where the anti-apartheid icon … Read more

SOMEHERE IN THE WORLD: Kenyan Senator Caught Photoshopping Nelson Mandela Tribute Picture

  It seems Nelson Mandela left us with so many ridiculous things. From the Obama’s selfie to the ‘fake’ sign language interpreter, now a Kenya Senator is making news for photoshopping himself being hugged by the late Nelson Mandela… Must you necessarily have a picture with Nelson Mandela to be able to pay a deserving … Read more

Nelson Mandela Memorial Service ‘Fake’ Signer Says He Had Schizophrenia While On Stage!

  This is now getting ridiculous.  Thamsanqa Jantjie, the 34 year old sign language interpreter who stood on the high stage at Nelson Mandela’s Memorial Service to throw his hands about as if he was doing justice to what was being said has come out to explain why his total ‘fakery’ It emerged yesterday that, Thamsanqa Jantjie … Read more

DO YOU KNOW THAT: As In 2008, Nelson Mandela Was Still On USA Terrorism Watch List?

  Can you believe that despite Nelson Mandela’s struggle to free his people and his commitment to the rule of law, the Nobel Prize winner and former president was still on the U.S. terrorism watch list as in 2008?  This is an issue we should not forget as we hold a Memorial Service for him … Read more

My Thoughts On Nelson Mandela + Had Mandela Been A Ghanaian…

The below article is full satire so if you do not understand a paragraph, read it twice…The fallen of Mandela has gotten everyone talking—-and as a generous man, he has received great messages from all around the world… After watching various coverages of Mandela’s death, his legacy and life, one thing I’ve realized is that; … Read more

BREAKING NEWS: Nelson Mandela Has Died, South African President Jacob Zuma Confirms!

  South African former president and freedom fighter-Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 95—-President Jacob Zuma has confirmed… Few hours ago, it was reported that, increasing activities were spotted near and around Mandela’s residence, where family and top South African officials were going in and out. Just few minutes ago, President Jacon Zuma … Read more

Nelson Mandela Is Still Fighting From His ‘DEATHBED’

  According to Nelson Mandela’s daughter-Makaziwe Mandela, the freedom fighter is on his deathbed but he is still putting up a courageous fight… Mandela, 95, has been really sick for some months now, following  lung infections and treatments. And despite his old age, he is reported to be fighting hard from his deathbed at home, … Read more

Nelson Mandela Is Still Very Sick, Unable To Speak

  After surviving several false ‘dead alert’, it has emerged that former South African President and Freedom fighter-Nelson Mandela is still sick—and he is unable to speak. Mandela who is 95 years old has undergone several lungs infection treatment and currently, the tubes being used to clear his lungs have rendered him speechless. Mandela, who … Read more

VIDEO: Ghana’s Idris Elba Is Nelson Mandela In ‘Mandela’ Movie

Ghanaians should be proud of ourselves right now (Well, forget the FIFA U-20 World Cup). Why?  Because one of our very own Idris Elba (mother- Idrissa Akuna Elba from Ghana) plays Mandela in the Mandela biopic: A long Walk to Freedom. The Hollywood actor also of Sierra Leonean heritage happens to be having such a great … Read more

Zindzi Mandela, The Charismatic Daughter Of Nelson And Winnie Mandela Dies At 59

Zindzi Mandela, daughter of South African liberation hero Nelson Mandela and anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, has died, according to official information released by the South African Broadcasting Corporation. State broadcaster SABC said on Monday Mandela, who has been serving as South Africa’s ambassador to Denmark since 2015, died in a hospital in Johannesburg on Sunday … Read more

Kwasi Pratt Punches Dzifa Gomashie and Kojo Antwi | Says Komla Dumor Can Never Be Compared To Nelson Mandela

Musician Kojo Antwi eulogized late broadcaster Komla Dumor who died last Saturday 19th Jan, 2014, disclosing that the latter’s death is as painful as that of Bob Marley, Nelson Mandela and other legends. Kojo Antwi made those remarks in an interview with Myjoyonline.com on Tuesday 22nd Jan, 2014 after signing the book of condolence opened … Read more

Nelson Mandela’s Daughter Pays Tribute To Komla Dumor, Says He Was ‘A Shining Star Of Africa’

Makaziwe Mandela, who the late Komla Dumor interviewed after her father’s death has paid tribute to Komla, saying he was “a shining star of Africa”. Komla Dumor died on Saturday, 18 January, 2014 at the age of 41 from a cardiopulmonary arrest. Komla joined the BBC in 2007 after a decade of broadcast journalism in … Read more

Sign Language Translator At Nelson Mandela’s Memorial Was A FAKE

Didn’t this interpreter think someone out there will notice what he was doing and call him out? We know there are different sign languages out there but for certain bodies to come out to say he was not using a recognizable sign language makes it a pain—especially to those who were relying on him to … Read more

Remembering Nelson Mandela: READ President Obama’s Touching Speech

  President Obama of the United States delivered a touching message which might have made some of the Heads of State seated at the Nelson Mandela’s Memorial Service in South Africa this morning UNCOMFORTABLE… Read Obama’s full message below To Graça Machel and the Mandela family; to President Zuma and members of the government; to … Read more

WATCH LIVE: 100,000 People Gather With Global Leaders in Soweto-South Africa For A Historic Memorial Service For Nelson Mandela

  President Obama, George Bush, Tony Blair, King Philip of Belgium, David Cameron, Robert Mugabe, Kofi Anane, Jimmy Carter, Naomi Campbell and several world personalities have joined about 100,000 people today, Tuesday-10th December, 2013 in Soweto-South Africa for a historic memorial service for Nelson Mandela. The South African former president and freedom fighter-Nelson Mandela died … Read more

OBS: Nelson Mandela, 94, Hospitalized Again | Rushed To Hospital In A ‘Serious’ Condition With Lung Infection

Since December 2012, former South African president Nelson Mandela, 94, has been hospitalized 3 times, and he has been rushed to hospital again today, following a serious condition with lung infection… The South African hero’s health has been gradually falling in recent years so when you say a prayer today, say one for him. Mandela … Read more

REVEALED: Zindzi Mandela Died After Testing Positive For Covid-19- VIDEO

The youngest daughter of former South Africa’s President Nelson Mandela, Zindzi’s death hit the internet a couple of days ago. Details of her death remained unknown until now that her son Zondwa Mandela in an interview with SABC has shed light on it. READ ALSO: Okyeame Kwame Describes The Feeling Of Marrying A Woman With … Read more

Kevin-Prince Boateng – Mandela Told Me His Daughter Wanted To Marry Me

  Former Black Stars midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng has recalled the one time he met the iconic Nelson Mandela and the quite surprising words that Mr Mandela uttered to him. Boateng, in an interview with the Guardian, said that he met Mandela whilst in South Africa representing Ghana at the 2010 World Cup, and that their … Read more

Former Wife Of Mandela , Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Stuns At Her 80th Birthday Dinner

Madikizela-Mandela celebrated her upcoming 80th birthday with a dinner at the renowned Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town on Wednesday night. Times Live reports the guest list included first lady Bongi Ngema-Zuma‚ her daughter Zindzi Mandela‚ the EFF’s Malema and Dali Mpofu‚ Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille and other politicians‚ musicians and family … Read more

Fake Sign Language Interpreter Who Stood Next to Obama At Mandela Ceremony ‘Was Once Charged with Rape, Murder & Theft’

  Who even sent this man? Now, all his dirty past are being dug out and I am sure he regrets ever going up that stage to ‘FAKE’ things as a sign language interpreter… Apart from the fact that the revelations indicate he is a thief or a conman, he seems to have a violent … Read more