Monthly Archives: June 2013

Residents of Mandela’s home town anxious for news on his health

In Qunu, the home village of former South African president Nelson Mandela, residents fear they may never see their beloved Madiba again. Many came to his home, anxious for news about his health and to wish him well, including Nophelo Xwarha, the woman who tended his garden for eight years. “We hope he gets better […]

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Nelson Mandela Tribute Speech Videos

“South Africans lit candles outside the hospital where anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela lay Wednesday night amid a report that the former president was on life support.” – CNN “Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (Xhosa pronunciation: [xoˈliːɬaɬa manˈdeːla]; born 18 July 1918) is a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary and politician who served as President of South Africafrom 1994 to 1999. He was the first black […]

Trayvon Martin Tribute Song

“We all know about the gut-wrenching story of Trayvon Martin who was fatally shot on February 26, 2012 by self-appointed neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman. Trayvon was walking to his father’s home after purchasing a bag of Skittles and a can of Arizona Iced Tea. Due to that rainy night,Trayvon had his hood on his head […]

Brazil Boiling: Video of brutal clashes as country gripped by protests

Violent clashes have erupted in the northern city of Fortaleza in the hours leading to a Confederations Cup match with Mexico. Dozens were hurt as riot police unleashed tear gas and barrage of rubber bullets at a crowd of some 30,000 Brazilian protesters. Protests and clashes continued in other cities as well. “An estimated one […]

Home bitter-sweet home, Assange’s one year anniversary in Ecuador Embassy

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is celebrating a bitter-sweet one year anniversary at the Ecuador… euronews, the most watched news channel in Europe Subscribe for your daily dose of international news, curated and explained:http://eurone.ws/10ZCK4a Euronews is available in 13 other languages:http://eurone.ws/17moBCU http://www.euronews.com/2013/06/19/ho… WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is celebrating a bitter-sweet one year anniversary at the Ecuador […]