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'I Shook Hands With Mandela and de Klerk Today'

Denise Scott Brown | Posted 03.11.2014 | World
Denise Scott Brown

It is July 4, 1993 and I want to set down what happened today so I don't forget it. I went to the luncheon given for the President of the ANC and the President of South Africa by the City of Philadelphia at the Convention Center.

Memories of Nelson Mandela From 1977

William B. Gould IV | Posted 02.09.2014 | College
William B. Gould IV

All of his work was banned and the very mention of his name was forbidden.

LOOK: Inside Mandela's Last Photo Shoot

Posted 01.25.2014 | Black Voices

As the world grapples with Nelson Mandela's death, stunning tributes to the former South African president have poured in from around the planet. ...

De Klerk: Uniting South Africa Was His Greatest Accomplishment

Reuters | Posted 02.04.2014 | World

(Adds quotes, background) WASHINGTON, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Nelson Mandela's greatest accomplishment was to unify South Africa and push fo...

Nelson Mandela's Leadership Legacy to Us

Robert V. Taylor | Posted 12.08.2014 | Black Voices
Robert V. Taylor

When Mandela reappeared on the world stage on February 11, 1990 he told the world, "Our long march to freedom is irreversible." In that moment it was clear he had never left the world stage; he was re-entering it with even greater moral gravitas.

Another South African Leader Falls Ill

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 07.02.2013 | World

JOHANNESBURG -- F.W. de Klerk, the last leader of South Africa's apartheid era and a co-recipient of the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize with Nelson Mandela, h...

Meeting with Ela Gandhi - An Interview with the Granddaughter of Mohandas Gandhi

Nicolas Rossier | Posted 07.10.2013 | Politics
Nicolas Rossier

Ela Gandhi is the granddaughter of Mohandas Gandhi, also known as 'Mahatma' (great soul) Gandhi, the man who famously led Indians to independence from their British colonizers in 1946. She was born in 1940 in the Phoenix Settlement in the Inanda district of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.

Famous Handshakes That Signaled Peace

AP | Posted 06.25.2012 | World

LONDON — Queen Elizabeth II and former Provisional Irish Republican Army leader Martin McGuinness are expected to shake hands in a delicately choreo...

On Changing Direction: What FW De Klerk Taught Me About Leadership

Antonio Lucio | Posted 08.05.2012 | Latino Voices
Antonio Lucio

Leaders know how to read the winds of change and know when to change course. Importantly, leaders know failure when they see it and acknowledge that "failure cannot be improved".

Cape Town's Stunning Beauty And Deep History

Kristofer Eisenla | Posted 06.22.2012 | Travel
Kristofer Eisenla

Whether you visit Cape Town for fun or business, you will not be disappointed in the stunning sights or rich history lesson you get during your visit.

Nothing "Purist" -- Just Everything Hypocritical About Awarding Nobel "Peace" Prize to Promote Western Militarization

Coleen Rowley | Posted 05.05.2012 | World
Coleen Rowley

So, how can the Prize continue to inspire peacemaking when it no longer is in keeping with Alfred Nobel's original intent but instead has been turned on its head to promote militarism and war?

Elections in South Africa

Laura J. Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Laura J. Mitchell

Too much is at stake for South Africans ­indeed for the rest of the continent ­to blithely dismiss "forces of darkness" in this current election.

South Africa: Dalai Lama Controversy Splits Government

allAfrica.com | Faatimah Hendricks | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Cape Town -- South Africa's health minister, Barbara Hogan, has condemned her own government for denying the Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama,...