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'Uncle Nelson told me I ought to be in politics': Priyanka on Nelson Mandela's 101st birth anniversary

Priyanka made her political debut in January when Congress appointed her general secretary for Uttar Pradesh East.

International Nelson Mandela Day 2019: Books on the icon kids need to read

Nelson Mandela day 2019: Nelson Mandela Day, officially declared by United Nations, is celebrated annually on the leader's birthday, July 18. On this day, talk to your kids about the icon and introduce them to these books.


Mandela Day 2019: Lesser-known facts about Nelson Mandela, the anti-apartheid revolutionary

On November 10, 2009, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution declaring July 18, his birthday, as Nelson Mandela International Day.

Humility is one of the most important qualities you must have: Nelson Mandela

The South African anti-apartheid revolutionary and Nobel Peace Prize winner Nelson Mandela was a staunch advocate of peace.

'Sport has the power to change the world': Nelson Mandela

The former President of South Africa spoke about the power of sport to unite different kinds of people and their communities.

Nelson Mandela facts for kids

On Nelson Mandela’s 100th birth anniversary, here are some facts on South Africa’s first black President and Nobel Peace Prize winner.


South African govt's plea to put up Nelson Mandela statue in Delhi: HC seeks Centre's stand

The apex court, however, in January this year transferred the main matter to the various high courts to ensure compliance of its direction to prevent encroachments of public space by religious structures and to deal with any other development connected with it.

Mandela’s forgiveness

It seems alien in a world where resentment is not seen as imprisoning, freedom is freedom to hate.

A note from Mandela

On his birth centenary, remembering a question asked, an answer to remember.

Carla Bruni may sing at FIFA World Cup

France's First Lady Carla Bruni has been asked by Nelson Mandela to sing at the opening ceremony of the World Cup in South Africa.

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Nelson Mandela's 100th birth anniversary: Tracing Madiba's legacy

When free and fair elections were held in 1994, Nelson Mandela became president with an overwhelming majority support. He was to retire in 1999, although he continued to be an active part of South African public and moral life.

Nelson Mandela's 100th birth anniversary: Inspiring quotes on life by the South African leader

On one of the greatest leaders from the history, Nelson Mandela's 100th birth anniversary, here are some life lessons and motivational quotes from the first Black South African president.


The best of World Press Photo Awards 2013

The first image shows African migrants on the shore of Djibouti city at night, raising their phones in an attempt to capture an inexpensive signal from neighboring Somalia.

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Best quotes: Remembering some of the words to live by from Nelson Mandela on his 100th birth anniversary

On his 100th birth anniversary, here are a few words of wisdom by Nelson Mandela. The man who is lovingly called Madiba.