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Paradise Papers: Nelson Mandela and the 'Purple Witch' of East Germany
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 03:58:00 GMT
New revelations from the Paradise Papers have brought to light a strange lawsuit filed by Mandela's heirs. Reports in Germany say it revolves around a fund used to 'pay a gift to Margot Honecker'. According to reports on Thursday, the Paradise Papers ...
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Mugabe could have been a hero, like Mandela. Instead his legacy is violence and greed
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 04:02:00 GMT
As a South African, I couldn't help but notice the clear similarities between Zimbabwe's leader and nelson mandela. Like Mandela, Mugabe was educated among the black African elite, at the University of Fort Hare in South Africa. Like Mandela ...
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Nelson Mandela, Robert Mugabe And The Countries They Shaped
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 08:43:00 GMT
Editor's Note: This is an updated version of a story that was originally published on July 28, 2013. When South Africa's nelson mandela died in 2013 at age 95, the international community celebrated him as an iconic figure, a symbol of hope and ...
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Nelson Mandela Day celebrated in Kenya after postponement
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 22:54:00 GMT
nelson mandela Day was finally celebrated in Kenya after being postponed due to the general elections in August. The event is celebrated globally every July 18 at the request of the United Nations. It's an international day of philanthropy inspired by ...
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Solly Moeng: Emulate Mandela - don't tarnish his legacy
Tue, 14 Nov 2017 14:00:00 GMT
SOMEONE I know, a senior employee in a government owned entity, said this during a recent dinner conversation: "The biggest mistake we made at the dawn of our democracy was to iconise nelson mandela by placing him at the centre of everything South African ...
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Madikizela-Mandela renews Qunu bid
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 21:20:00 GMT
QUNU - Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has renewed her bid to obtain land in Qunu held by the estate of her late ex-husband, former president nelson mandela. Madikizela-Mandela is seeking ownership of part of Mandela's Qunu homestead, which he bequeathed to a ...
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Mandela's iconic Rivonia speech set for digital release
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 03:05:00 GMT
Digitized tapes from the South African Rivonia trial which saw anti-apartheid revolutionary nelson mandela and other African National Congress (ANC) leaders charged with 221 counts of sabotage are to be released in full Friday. For the first time ...
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The Paradise Papers reveal Nelson Mandela gave funds to a dictator's wife
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 06:10:00 GMT
The late president of South Africa, who died in 2013, is still remembered as one of the world's best-loved politicians. The Paradise Papers have revealed that Mandela's lawyer, Ismail Ayob, established a trust as a repository for donations the president ...
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Paradise Papers: Mandela's Isle of Man trust mystery
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 14:00:00 GMT
It seemed unlikely that the hunt to trace all the funds belonging to SA's first democratic president, the late nelson mandela, would lead to the Isle of Man a tiny island in the Irish Sea, struggling to shake off its notoriety as a tax haven.
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The curious tale of Mandela's Mad Trust and the Paradise Papers
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Their lack of responsibility has led to calls for greater regulation of the tech behemoths It seemed unlikely that the hunt to trace all the funds belonging to SA's first democratic president, the late nelson mandela, would lead to the Isle of Man a ...
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