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Breaking News: Obama's selfie at Mandela's funeral was rude and inappropiate
Posted by: Redhanded

Johannesburg :: South Africa | updated 2013-12-14 10:16:05 -0800 | political-news

For as much as President Barack Obama has been praising, admiring and celebrating the life of former South African President Nelson Mandela, it was very odd and unpresidential to see him pose and snap a selfie as what appeared to...
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Breaking News: Exceptional blue diamond found in South Africa's Cullinan mine
Posted by: Nina Rai

Pretoria :: South Africa | updated 2014-02-28 20:56:26 -0800 | technology-news

An "exceptional" blue diamond has been excavated from a mine in South Africa, announced Petra Diamonds Limited on Tuesday. The 29.6-carat blue stone was recovered by Petra Diamonds from the famous Cullinan mine located 25 miles north-east of Pretoria. Blue...
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Breaking News: Mandela memorial interpreter speaks out: Jantjie hallucinated, has schizophrenia
Posted by: StacyCarey

Johannesburg :: South Africa | updated 2013-12-15 15:11:59 -0800 | political-news

The man at the center of the Nelson Mandela memorial service sign language story is now speaking out about just what went wrong. The Associated Press via My Way shared the details. Thamsanqa Jantjie has been accused of being a...
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Breaking News: Nelson Mandela:  'A Dissenting Opinion'
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr.

Johannesburg :: South Africa | updated 2013-12-12 15:06:42 -0800 | political-news

Jonathan Cook is an award-winning British journalist based in Nazareth, Israel. On Dec. 7, 2013, the "Information Clearing House” published an article by Cook entitled, “A Dissenting Opinion on Nelson Mandela.” Of all of the tributes and accolades pouring forth...
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Breaking News: Nelson Mandela: Communist, terrorist, racist... hero
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Pretoria :: South Africa | updated 2013-12-25 12:37:46 -0800 | political-news

While most of the world mourns the death of Nelson Mandela, the former leader of the African National Congress (ANC) and first president of post-apartheid South Africa, the right-wing media and blogosphere are jubilating at the death of yet another...
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Breaking News: PR executive learns the pitfalls of social media
Posted by: Kerry Butters

Cape Town :: South Africa | updated 2013-12-24 18:28:37 -0800 | technology-news

A PR disaster It seems like pretty much every month some celebrity or member of the public tweets something that is completely inappropriate, only to find themselves feeling the wrath of other users of Twitter. When Justine Sacco tweeted “Going...
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Breaking News: Israeli revisionist claims Mossad trained Mandela
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Pretoria :: South Africa | updated 2013-12-24 11:17:10 -0800 | political-news

After widespread castigation of Israel for having supported the apartheid Afrikaner regime, an Israeli scholar has come up with "evidence" that Israel had secretly supported the African National Congress in the 1960s. In a piece published in the Israeli Haaretz,...
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Breaking News: Nelson Mandela's neoliberal legacy in South Africa
Posted by: northsunm32

Pretoria :: South Africa | updated 2013-12-23 13:29:11 -0800 | political-news

Nelson Mandela is rightly revered for his successful challenge and eventual triumph over the apartheid system in South Africa. However, Mandela left in power the same companies and individuals who dominated the economy during the apartheid era. Mandela abandoned the...
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Breaking News: African Cape Buffalo attacks lion, saves fellow buffalo (VIDEO)
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr.

Cape Town :: South Africa | updated 2013-12-29 21:20:42 -0800 | political-news

We've all been taught that the lion is the “king of beasts,” right? For over 45 minutes, two hungry young lions stalked an African Cape Water Buffalo in the Mjejane Reserve of South Africa's Kruger National Park. One of the...
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Breaking News: Mandela's Christian faith compelled forgiveness and reconciliation
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr. SelectMedia

Johannesburg :: South Africa | updated 2013-12-17 15:50:18 -0800 | political-news

I have often wondered how, after spending nearly three decades in prison for what to all the world appeared to be a hopeless cause, Nelson Mandela was able, even eager, to not only forgive but love his captors. As the...
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Breaking News: Reining in the Republican outrage over 'Obamagate' at Mandela's memorial
Posted by: VeronicaS

Johannesburg :: South Africa | updated 2013-12-15 14:07:00 -0800 | political-news

There was singing, dancing, rejoicing and praying as well as eulogies and eloquent speeches as the world bid adieu to one of the most resilient men to walk among us. Tens of thousands of South Africans and throngs of world...
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Breaking News: Obama-Castro handshake stirs hope from some, angst for others
Posted by: Dava Castillo

Johannesburg :: South Africa | updated 2013-12-13 15:27:38 -0800 | political-news

President Barack Obama’s handshake with Cuban President Raul Castro at Nelson Mandela’s Memorial in South Africa is the handshake being felt around the world, but nowhere more loudly than in the United States. Cuban-Americans were the first to register their...
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Breaking News: South Africa: Obama extols Mandela as 'giant of history' at memorial
Posted by: Nina Rai

Johannesburg :: South Africa | updated 2014-03-04 23:30:57 -0800 | humanitarian-news

Paying a poignant tribute to Nelson Mandela, President Barack Obama extolled the South African leader as a “giant of history" Tuesday and also hailed him as the "last great liberator of the 20th century." Obama made the comment while speaking...
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Breaking News: Parallels in US and South African history
Posted by: Robert Weller

Cape Town :: South Africa | updated 2013-12-12 10:16:43 -0800 | political-news

The disenfranchisement of the black majority in South Africa did not begin with the rule of the Afrikaner-dominated Nationalist Party in 1948, but after a history of British colonization much like the US. Instead of fighting the British, Boer (Dutch-speaking...
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Breaking News: Mandela, Jameis Winston, loving and hating – and getting it right
Posted by: Harold Michael Harvey, JD SelectMedia

Soweto :: South Africa | updated 2013-12-09 14:49:02 -0800 | political-news

Some mourn a life. Some celebrate a life. Yet, others are blowing a sigh of relief that justice does, at times, prevail. Like many of my cyber-friends, my Facebook and Twitter news feeds are streaming tributes to South Africa’s first...
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