With South Africa in the spotlight after the passing of Nelson Mandela, it seems more than appropriate to highlight some artists who themselves formed part of the apartheid struggle. 77 more words
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Among my business travel was a trip to The Transvaal to commission some process plants. I wrote about the experience in my book, Orange Juice and Cod Liver Oil.
It is with great sadness that we learned of Nelson Mandela’s passing last Thursday. Rumors had been flying around the internet for quite a while already that he was being kept alive by machines only, and to be honest the timing of his passing and all consequent arrangements for remembrance services, mourning period and finally his funeral all seem too perfect to be a coincidence. 222 more words
President Obama Delivers a Statement on the Passing of Nelson Mandela
WASHINGTON, December 9, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – This afternoon, from the White House Briefing Room, President Obama delivered a statement on the passing of former South African President and anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela, calling him “a man who took history in his hands, and bent the arc of the moral universe toward justice.” 65 more words