Tag Archives: South Africa

Tinderbox for domestic violence

In many countries where there was a lockdown sadly enough, we could notate an increase in domestic violence. Once more South-Africa may dare to crown the crown here. It looks like those men over there want to blame women for … Continue reading

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In denial, Donald Trump continues to insist that nothing serious is at hand and everything is in control

Americans are increasingly worried they or a loved one will be infected with coronavirus, whilst their President says nobody should fear. Donald Trump in his habitual way keeps continuing to insist that his country is the best and safest country … Continue reading

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World Water Day 2019

Everyday we use and need it. Nobody can do without it. Though many forget how precious it is. The issue of water scarcity was first raised in the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, … Continue reading

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2014 To remember our Earth

We are making such a mess of this planet that perhaps the on 2 March 2004 on an Ariane 5 rocket with robotic space probe built and launched by the European Space Agency, Rosetta along with features 12 instruments and the … Continue reading

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Genée International Ballet Competition in Antwerp for the first time

In 1886, Anina Jensen, a farmer’s daughter, was adopted at age eight by her uncle, Alexander Genée, director of a modest touring ballet company. Her uncle and his wife, Antonia Zimmermann, tained the girl in the mastery of movement and … Continue reading

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Raul Castro’s Speech at Mandela’s Memorial

Originally posted on JSC: Jamaicans in Solidarity with Cuba:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LtDTefEzGBo 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…

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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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