José Ramos-Horta: A Personal Tribute to Madiba

José Ramos-Horta: A Personal Tribute to Madiba

Nobel Peace Laureates were to be gathering in South Africa in the second week of October as guests of our revered colleague and brother Archbishop Desmond Tutu and former President Frederik DeKlerk. The gathering, an annual event, to be held in Cape Town, was meant as...

Mandela letters show heartbreak

Letters penned in jail by Nelson Mandela reveal his anguish at being separated from his family, according to a British newspaper serialisation on Sunday. The anti-apartheid icon wrote that he felt “soaked in gall” by being powerless to help his then-wife...

1993 – Nelson Mandela, defeated hatred in South Africa

The son of a tribal chief, Nelson Mandela began his opposition to South Africa’s government policies while attending college. He went on to become a lawyer and joined the African National Congress (ANC) in 1944. For two decades he led the fight against...

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