Rawlings was a revolutionary figure, says Akinyemi
Former Foreign Affairs Minister, Prof. Bolaji Akinyemi, yesterday, paid tribute to the late Ghanaian leader, Jerry Rawlings, describing him as a courageous and great African. In an interview with The Guardian, he urged African leaders to emulate the exemplary leadership Rawlings displayed while in office. His words: “I think Africa has lost a man who…
South Africa bids farewell to 'hero' George Bizos, Mandela's lawyer
South Africa on Thursday bade farewell to George Bizos, the "hero" anti-apartheid lawyer who represented Nelson Mandela at his trial for treason, at a state funeral filled with emotional tributes.
South African anti-apartheid icon Andrew Mlangeni dies
South African anti-apartheid figure Andrew Mlangeni, who stood trial alongside Nelson Mandela in the 1963-64 Rivonia Trial, has died at the age of 95, the presidency announced
Mandela inspired most modern African leaders – Ohanaeze leader
The leadership of the apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide (Youth Wing) has joined the world to mark the Nelson Mandela International Day ...
Mandela's daughter Zindzi dies in South Africa
Zindzi Mandela, the youngest daughter of South Africa's first black president Nelson Mandela has died aged 59, local media reported Monday.
The perfect defensive midfield player – Sunday Ogochukwu Oliseh
It is very hard to find anything to write about that are physically and spiritually uplifting since the global cessation of all sports-related activities. Every subject matter is drowned
South Africa marks 30 years since Mandela’s prison release
Many people across the globe yesterday remembered the day in which former President Nelson Mandela raised his fist in the air as he made his way out of the Victor Verster prison
Jailed king of Mandela's ethnic clan granted parole
The jailed king of Nelson Mandela's ethnic group was released on parole on Monday alongside more than 14,600 other prisoners granted "special remission of sentence" by President Cyril Ramaphosa...
Mandela should inspire African leaders to be selfless, says Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said the legacy of the late South African President Nelson Mandela should inspire African leaders to make sacrifices for the good of their countries and quit the stage when the ovation is loudest.