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Official Google blog - Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela Born: July 18, 1918  Age: 94 years oldBirthplace: Transkei, South AfricaOccupation: World Leader, Journalist

“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin,  or his background, or his religion. 647 more words

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Change? Reconciliation? Freedom? Not nice words.

Black African South Africans get their basic amenities and seem satisfied. The number of black African South African households with access to electricity has increased from 50% to 80%. 315 more words

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Barbara Trapido - Frankie and Stankie

Doris Lessing with jokes!

Like the first couple of books in the ‘Martha Quest’ ‘Children of Violence’ series, this book covers the childhood, adolescence and early womanhood of a white girl growing up in the era of apartheid (Trapido’s South Africa for Lessing’s as it then was ‘Rhodesia’) 237 more words

Book Review

Artist paints tribute to Mr. Nelson Mandela

Accomplished South African artist Salli van Druten took it upon herself to create a project named ‘Thanks for the Colour’ and painted the faces of 95… 589 more words


Reflecting on Nelson Mandela's Art

I posted this as Nelson Mandela lingered in hospital in July, as tributes to his influence as a freedom fighter poured into South Africa. He is gone now (1918-2013) and his global role remains the focus. 340 more words