Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s statement on the death of Nelson Mandela, in New York on 5 December: Nelson Mandela was a singular figure on the global stage — a man of quiet dignity and towering achievement, a giant for justice and a down-to-earth human inspiration. I am profoundly saddened by his passing. On […]
The UN flag flies at half-mast in remembrance of the late Nelson Mandela, former President of South Africa. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe 6 December 2013 – The United Nations family today mourned the loss – and celebrated the enduring legacy – of Nelson Mandela, the former South African leader and peace advocate who passed away […]
The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, on behalf of the Commission and its staff, and indeed, on behalf of the Union and the rest of the continent, expressed her grief on the passing of a Pan African icon and Nobel Peace Laureate, President Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. Madiba, as he […]
Our condolences to the Mandela family, the people of South Africa and Africa as a whole as Nelson Mandela passes away at the age of 95.
DIASPORA NIGERIANS IN AMERICA CATEGORICALLY AND UNEQUIVOCALLY CONDEMN DR. JUNAID MOHAMMED’S TREASONABLE STATEMENT ON BLOOD FLOWING IN NIGERIA
“Dr. Junaid Mohammed’s threats should invite the attention of the International Criminal Court (ICC), in case he carries forward his threats. Dr. Mohammed should remember what’s happening to Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta and Vice President William Ruto, who are now facing trial for war crimes,” said Onyeani.
Many honeymooners head for a sandy beach in the Caribbean, but not Emily and Matthew Albert. They visited South Sudan and took in sights like the falls in Nimule National Park. When newlyweds fly off on their honeymoon, they head for the sandy beaches of the Cayman Islands, Tahiti, the Maldives and — landlocked South […]
Carolyn Presutti December 03, 2013 Students from Asian countries have outranked others worldwide in a test of high school students conducted every three years. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development says 15-year-olds in Shanghai, China and Singapore scored the highest in math. The Program for International Student Assessment tested more than half a […]
Students from Asian countries have outranked others worldwide in a test of high school students conducted every three years. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development says 15-year-olds in Shanghai, China and Singapore scored the highest in math. The Program for International Student Assessment tested more than half a million students in 65 countries – […]
South African police are investigating Nelson Mandela’s grandson for allegedly pointing a gun at a driver in a road rage spat, a spokesperson said on Wednesday. Mandla Mandela, a traditional chief and member of parliament, is accused of pulling his gun on another driver after a near-accident on Sunday in the southeastern town of Mthatha. […]