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2face pays tribute to Mandela at Soweto home

2face pays tribute to Mandela at Soweto home

Just a few weeks after his withdrawal as one of the judges on popular reality TV music show, The Voice Nigeria, with reason of commitments to other things, African Queen crooner, Innocent ‘2face’ Idibia, visited the Soweto home of Late Nelson Mandela to pay tributes, while on an all-expense paid vacation to South Africa, fully sponsored by Campari, to which 2face is a brand ambassador.

Mandela begged Abacha on MKO, Obasanjo, Ogoni 9 — MBEKI

Mandela begged Abacha on MKO, Obasanjo, Ogoni 9 — MBEKI

Former South African president, Mr. Thabo Mbeki, has revealed how Nelson Mandela, former president of the country, begged Sani Abacha, Nigeria’s former head of state, to halt the execution of the ‘Ogoni Nine’.

Mandela’s will to be made public

Mandela’s will to be made public

The executors of Nelson Mandela’s estate are to reveal his last will and testament on Monday, amid a very public family feud over who will carry on the family name.

How music kept Mandela in spotlight!

How music kept Mandela in spotlight!

“It is music and dancing that makes me at peace with the world and at peace with myself.” These were the confessional words of Nelson Mandela which he made in 1999 after joining South African singer, Johnny Clegg – the “White Zulu”- on stage in France to express his deep love for music.

Emulate Mandela, Fawehinmi, cleric urges citizens

Emulate Mandela, Fawehinmi, cleric urges citizens

The chaplain of Chapel of Christ the Light, Alausa Ikeja, Reverend Femi Taiwo, has urged citizens in general, and parents in particular, irrespective of their religious belief, class or sex, to leave enduring legacy to their children after they depart this world.

Mandela goes home in blaze of glory

Mandela goes home in blaze of glory

Songs, speeches, military parade and the booms of 21 gun salute rented the air, yesterday, as anti-apartheid hero, Nelson Mandela, took his resting place in Qunu, to mark an end to 95 years of struggle for freedom and dignity of black man in South Africa.

Zuma urges South Africans to take up Mandela’s mantle

Zuma urges South Africans to take up Mandela’s mantle

South African President Jacob Zuma on Sunday told a country mourning for its founding father Nelson Mandela that it was incumbent on them to carry on his legacy.

“We have to take the legacy forward,” Zuma said in an address to Mandela’s state funeral in the former leader’s boyhood home of Qunu.

Mandela laid to rest

Mandela laid to rest

A 21-gun salute and full honour guard escorted the coffin of Nelson Mandela as his state funeral got underway Sunday in the rolling hills of his rural boyhood home.

What lessons to learn from  Nelson Mandela!

What lessons to learn from Nelson Mandela!

In fact, he was an inspiration to the world. He was a man with a brave heart and mind. We all commended his accomplishments in life. It is always good to be humble and also, good to do what you know how to do best. We are really going to miss him so much- Beverly Osu