Tag Archives: Nelson Mandela

People of 2013

The celebrated French actor Gérard Depardieu had decided to hand in his French passport after he came under furious attack from several quarters when he decided to move to Belgium to pay less tax. The celebrated actor now has a … Continue reading

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Heengaan van een groot leider

Tijdens de afgelopen 10 dagen van rouw hebben meerdere wereldleiders hun  medeleven betuigd over diegene waarvan men zegt: ‘Hij behoort de eeuwigheid toe’ De Amerikaanse president Barack Obama noemde Mandela ‘een van de meest invloedrijke, moedigste, en waarlijk goede mensen … Continue reading

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Raul Castro’s Speech at Mandela’s Memorial

Originally posted on JSC: Jamaicans in Solidarity with Cuba:
President Jacob Zuma, relatives of Nelson Mandela, distinguished dignitaries, fraternal people of South Africa, let us pay an emotional tribute to Nelson Mandela, the ultimate symbol of dignity and unwavering dedication…

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Uniting world at Memorial for Nelson Mandela

Tuesday More than 90 current heads of state attending and thousands of South Africans came together on Tuesday in the Soccer City Stadium in Johannesburg for the final tribute to Mandela, one of the greatest events of this century according to … Continue reading

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Mandela Day by Simple minds in remembrance

In remembrance of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela – Madiba who passed away this video with a song by the rock band Simple Minds from their album Street Fighting Years. Simple Minds was the first band to sign up for Mandela Day, a … Continue reading

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Fareed’s take on Nelson Mandela

This weekend on the Global Public Square (CNN) we could follow a very interesting discussion about Nelson Mandela’s life and legacy with  Peter Godwin, a former human rights lawyer in Zimbabwe, foreign correspondent at BBC, and author of the book … Continue reading

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Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela – Madiba passed away

The Nelson Mandela Foundation, The Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund and The Mandela Rhodes Foundation send a sad message into the world: It is with the deepest regret that we have learned of the passing of our founder, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela … Continue reading

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Apartheid or Apartness #6 Anno 2012

Previously we mentioned, in Apartheid or Apartness #5 Spiral of violence and destruction or of reconciliation and peace, that South-Africa had to choose a spiral and  WCC programmes tried with initiatives as The Decade to Overcome Violence (DOV) to strengthen existing … Continue reading

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Apartheid of rassenverschil systeem #4 Kater voor de kerk

Voorgaand: Oppositie en escalatie 7. Hervormde Kerk in beweging In 1982 bij de 21ste algemene raad (Ottawa, Canada) werd de Zuid-Afrikaanse Nederlandse Hervormde Kerk (NHK of DRC: African Dutch Reformed Church) van WARC lidmaatschap opgeschort, op een tijdstip waarop de NHK … Continue reading

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Apartheid or Apartness #4 Hangover of Church

What happened before: #3 Opposition and Escalation 7. Moving Reformed Church The South African Council of Churches put more pressure on the South-African Christians and got a major role in the years up to Nelson Mandela’s liberation in 1991 and the … Continue reading

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