Mandela Day - updates

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Obama warns of 'strange and uncertain times' in Mandela tribute

Jul 17, 2018 - 11:56 PM

Delivering a speech in Johannesburg marking 100 years since Nelson Mandela's birth, Obama makes no direct reference to his successor but warns that the 'politics of fear and resentment' were spreading across the world

OBAMA SPEAKS. Former US President Barack Obama speaks during the 2018 Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture at the Wanderers cricket stadium in Johannesburg on July 17, 2018. Photo by Gianluigi Guercia/AFP

World to celebrate 1st Mandela Day since icon's death

Jul 18, 2014 - 4:25 PM

For the past five years millions have volunteered 67 minutes of their time on July 18 for the common good to mark Nelson Mandela s 67 years of activism for South Africa s freedom

IN MEMORIAM. In this file photo, candles are lit under a portrait of Neslon Mandela before the funeral ceremony of South African former president Nelson Mandela in Qunu on December 15, 2013.  Odd Andersen/Pool/AFP

Improving Mandela to mark 95th birthday in hospital

Jul 18, 2013 - 9:18 AM

Mandela s youngest daughter said her father was now able to communicate and watch television

HAPPY BIRTHDAY MADIBA! A file picture dated 02 July 2005 shows South African former president Nelson Mandela waving to the crowd at the Africa Standing Tall Against Poverty concert linked to Live 8 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Photo by EPA/Jon Hrusa

Manila street kids to mark Mandela's 95th birthday

Jul 18, 2013 - 12:14 AM

Nelson Mandela is set to spend his 95th birthday in hospital but across the world admirers hope to honor their icon s legacy through millions of acts of kindness

FOR MADIBA. School children from St Mary's College carry a poster for ill Nelson Mandela outside the Mediclinic Heart Hospital where former President Nelson Mandela remains, Pretoria, South Africa, 15 July 2013. Photo by EPA/Kim Ludbrook

Celebrations, charity events to mark Mandela's 95th birthday

Jul 17, 2013 - 2:45 PM

The critically ill anti apartheid hero himself may still be confined to his Pretoria hospital bed on life support

FOR MADIBA. School children from St Mary's College carry a poster for ill Nelson Mandela outside the Mediclinic Heart Hospital where former President Nelson Mandela remains, Pretoria, South Africa, 15 July 2013. Photo by EPA/Kim Ludbrook