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  • Swat activist Tabassum Adnan wins 2016 Nelson Mandela Award

    SWAT: Tabassum Adnan, a women's rights activist from Swat valley became the recipient of yet another prestigious award on Thursday when she was bestowed with the Nelson Mandela – Graça Machel Innovation Award 2016 in Bogota, Colombia...

    Talking to Dawn from Colombia soon after receiving her award, Adnan said she dedicates her award to her country, Pakistan...

  • Swat women rights activist wins Nelson Mandela award

    MINGORA: Tabassum Adnan, a women rights activist from Swat valley, has won the Nelson Mandela-Graca Machel Innovation Award 2016...

    Talking to Dawn from Colombia soon after receiving the award, Tabassum said she dedicated her award to her beloved country, Pakistan...

  • Goodbye, party of Nelson Mandela; hello, rainbow nation

    Bullish and beaming, Athol Trollip, the presumptive mayor of Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa’s sixth-largest metropolitan area, addressed a cheering crowd of supporters on Aug 6...

    In last week’s local government elections, a record number of voters ditched Nelson Mandela’s party, the African National Congress (ANC), which has been in power since the first post-apartheid elections in 1994, and cast their ballots for the...

  • Mandela’s son-in-law visits CIIT, museum

    SAHIWAL: Prince Thumbumuzi Dlamini, son-in-law of former South African president the late Nelson Mandela, visited Comsats Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) here on Saturday afternoon...

    At the end, the director presented a souvenir to Prince Dlamini, who is a director at the Mandela, Dlamini and Associates that specialises in international and local business consultation across Americas, Europe, Scandinavia, Asia and...

  • India-South Africa Test battles named 'Gandhi-Mandela Series'

    CAPE TOWN: Australia and England might have the Ashes but India and South Africa have evoked the memory of two iconic historical figures to name future cricket series between the two countries...

    Starting in November, the Test series between the countries will be known as 'The Mahatma Gandhi-Nelson Mandela Series', an announcement said on Monday...

  • Mandela was my inspiration in prison: Asif

    Tainted fast bowler Mohammad Asif is optimistic about his chances of making a comeback to the Pakistan side and revealed on Friday that he sought inspiration from the life of Nelson Mandela during his time in prison in England...

    The 32-year-old fast bowler, who played 23 Tests and 38 ODIs for Pakistan, said he found an ally in Butt during his time in prison but South African leader Mandela was his motivation while he was barred... ...

  • Tokyo Sexwale: Mandela's partner in prison eyes FIFA presidency

    JOHANNESBURG: Tokyo Sexwale served prison time with Nelson Mandela and became a tycoon and politician, but none of that has boosted his attempt to become the first African to head FIFA...

    When Mandela was elected president in 1994, Sexwale was appointed premier of Gauteng, the province which includes Johannesburg and Pretoria...

  • Mandela’s grandson freed on bail

    JOHANNESBURG: A South African court on Tuesday granted bail to one of anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela’s grandsons who is facing charges of raping an under-age girl...

    “He does not want to be tried as a Mandela but he wants to be tried as a normal person,” his lawyer, Marinda Veldsman, told the court...

  • CIA spy claimed his tip-off led to Mandela’s arrest: paper

    LONDON: A tip from a CIA spy to authorities in apartheid-era South Africa led to Nelson Mandela’s 1962 arrest, beginning the leader’s 27 years behind bars, an article in the Sunday Times reported...

    Irvin’s new film “Mandela’s Gun”, about the months before the anti-apartheid icon’s arrest, is due to be screened at the Cannes film festival this week...

  • South Africa bids emotional farewell to ‘Mama’ Winnie Mandela

    SOWETO: Thousands of mourners flocked on Wednesday to the heart of South Africa’s sprawling Soweto township, a centre of anti-apartheid resistance, to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela’s former wife and struggle hero Winnie Mandela...

    Her grandson Bambatha Mandela described Winnie, who died on April 2 after a long illness, as “an extraordinary woman, a mother, a soldier, a fighter”...

  • South Africa bids farewell to Winnie Mandela

    JOHANNESBURG: Millions of South Africans were saying goodbye to anti-apartheid icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela as her emotionally charged official funeral began on Saturday in Soweto, where she lived until her death on April 2 at 81...

    Often called the “Mother of the Nation” and “Mama Winnie,” Madikizela-Mandela fought to keep South Africa’s anti-apartheid struggle in the international spotlight while her husband, Nelson Mandela, was...

  • Mandela’s complex legacy cherished by some, challenged by others

    SOWETO: A black and white photo of Nelson Mandela in boxing attire greets visitors to the gym where the liberation hero trained in the 1950s before delivering the knock-out blow to apartheid decades later...

    The Donaldson Orlando Community Centre (DOCC) has been restored to its former glory to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Mandela’s birth...

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