After 10 days of mourning, Nelson Mandela was buried in Qunu, his childhood home. Some 4,500 guests including relatives, world leaders and dignitaries paid their final respects to South Africa’s first democratically elected president. Joyce Banda, the President of Malawi was one of the speakers …

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Jomo Kenyatta became Kenya’s first president in 1963 and now his son Uhuru Kenyatta is the leader of the East African nation as the country celebrates 50 years of independence. To commemorate Kenya’s jubilee, heads of states and dignitiaries from across the continent joined President …

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This Sunday, many businesses in South Africa will be closed for the funeral of former president Nelson Mandela. In an announcement, Massmart Holdings, a leading distributor of consumer goods said, “This decision, which we have taken in consultation with the Nelson Mandela Foundation, will …

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On a rainy day, South Africans, along with world leaders and dignitaries, gathered to honour the life of Nelson Mandela. The memorial took place at FNB Stadium in Soweto, where Mandela made his last public appearance in 2010. More than 100 world leaders flew in …

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TABJ – Dec. 9 – Dignitaries from around the world have gathered in South Africa to attend Tuesday’s memorial service for Nelson Mandela, who died on Thursday at his home in Johannesburg at the age of 95. U.S. President Barack Obama, …

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In Loving Memory of Nelson Mandela 1918-2013 Nicola J. Dawson  “Man’s goodness is a flame that can be hidden but never extinguished.”-Nelson Mandela.As we are caught up in our daily routines and comfort zones, we tend to lose awareness that around the world, not everyone …

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TABJ – Dec. 5 – Nelson Mandela, widely regarded as one of the greatest leaders of modern times, passed away at his home in Johannesburg on Thursday after a prolonged lung infection at the age of 95. …

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The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund (ADF), the concessionary arm of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group, approved on Tuesday, December 3 a loan of US $65.0 million and a grant of US $900,000 to Malawi, and a loan of US $7.7 …

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WASHINGTON – The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved major financing for Ethiopia to transform the quality of its teaching and learning for more than 21 million children in primary and secondary schools across the country. The impact of such a large-scale project …

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On a visit to the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the head of United Nations peacekeeping operations said that the situation in the region, where civilians have suffered through recurrent insurgencies, showed evidence of improvement, and gave hope for further progress. …

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