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August 15, 2018 1:01 PM South Africa To Get Rid Of Pit Latrines In State Schools After Student’s Death

South Africa has announced plans to get rid of all pit latrines in state schools within two years after a five-year-old pupil drowned in a toilet in March. Lumka Mkhethwa’s death in March in rural Eastern Cape province came four years after another five-year-old, Michael Komape, had also died after falling into a school toilet in the northern province 25

August 4, 2018 11:30 AM NBA Africa 2018 Game

Team Africa play Team World in the third NBA Africa Game at Sun Arena at Time Square in Pretoria, South Africa, on Saturday. The game, which tips off at 5 p.m. CAT (11 a.m. ET), is being played in support of the Nelson Mandela Foundation. Team Africa will be comprised of players born in Africa, or with direct family ties to the continent, while Team World 27

August 3, 2018 1:32 PM Day Lagos, Asaba stood still for Mandela– The Sun News

Lagos and Asaba last week stood still in commemoration of the goodwill and life of former South African president and Nobel Peace laureate, Nelson Mandela. Led by the South African Consulate Lagos, the Nelson Mandela Centenary celebrations, was in collaboration with South African Tourism West Africa, United Nations Information Center (UNIC) and National 27

July 26, 2018 7:58 AM India's historical struggle closely linked to Africa – PM Mordi– The Sun News

Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, has said that India’s historical struggle is closely linked to Africa. Modi also said the ties between India and Africa is an age-long relationship, declaring that India is proud to be Africa’s partner. Addressing the Ugandan parliament, on Wednesday, Prime Minister Modi called for a common front between India and Africa 20

July 18, 2018 10:22 AM We Are Now Returning To A More Dangerous Way Of Doing Business- Barack Obama

Former U.S. President Barack Obama has revealed that the world is now in a phrase of dangerous ways of doing business and is generally in a very uncertain stage. Obama said these words in a speech honouring anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela. “They are strange, they are uncertain. Each day’s news cycles bringing more headspinning and disturbing headlines 20

July 9, 2018 3:53 PM D’banj, Wizkid, Femi Kuti to perform alongside Beyonce, Jay Z at Mandela festival

Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, D’banj and Femi Kuti have been announced as performers at the Mandela 100 Global Citizen Festival, alongside Jay Z and Beyoncé. The festival will feature performances from a host of global and local artists, including Jay Z, Beyoncé, Ed Sheeran, Casper Nyovest, alongside selected Nigerian stars like D’Banj, Wizkid, Femi Kuti and Tiwa Savage 25

June 12, 2018 7:35 AM MKO Abiola: Shehu Sani reveals only person with details of June 12 struggles

Shehu Sani, the senator representing Kaduna Central district has revealed the only person with the details of MKO Abiola’s struggle before and after June 12 1993. Sani writing on his Twitter page said Fred Eno, Chief MKO’s personal assistant was the only person who knows every detail about the June 12 struggles. He further criticised those claiming to have details 34

April 15, 2018 3:26 AM Winnie Mandela: Footprints of an amazonThe Sun News

Greek Mythology, the Amazons were described as a tribe of warlike women, feared by their neighbours and holding their own in a male dominated world. They sure went down in history as a revered race.And in recent times, the word Amazon describes a tough woman whose uncommon zeal and desire to succeed makes her stand out from the pack. As the South African 57

April 6, 2018 2:09 AM Winnie Mandela: A tributeThe Sun News

It is no longer news that Winnie Mandela, the South African anti-apartheid crusader and former wife of the First Black President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela, has died at the age 81. According to a family source, she passed away after a protracted illness. Her death, no doubt, symbolizes the end of an ear for South Africa in the history of struggles 37

April 4, 2018 12:24 AM Lagos Assembly mourns Winnie Mandela, celebrates Tinubu at 66

The Lagos State House of Assembly has described the death of Winnie Mandela, ex-wife of the late former President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela, as a great loss to Africa. Speaker Mudashiru Obasa said at yesterday’s plenary that “Winnie Mandela was very loyal to her country and fought against the apartheid regime in South Africa.” He urged women not to take the back seat when it comes 32