South Africa Celebrates 20 years of end of apartheid

South Africa Celebrates 20 years of end of apartheid

(Johannesburg) – South Africans celebrated 20 years of democracy with song, prayer and praise for those who guided their country into a more peaceful, tolerant era, although some noted that economic inequality and other problems have undermined the nation’s promise since the first all-race elections ended white rule on April 27, 1994. The focus of […]

Mandela Statue unveiled in Pretoria

Mandela Statue unveiled in Pretoria

(Pretoria) – South Africa has unveiled a gigantic statue of anti-apartheid fighter Nelson Mandela to cheers and singing at the Union Buildings in its capital. The mood was joyous in Pretoria as a military band played and fighter jets flew overhead to honor Mandela after 10 days of mourning over his death ended Sunday with […]

ANC celebrates 100 years

ANC celebrates 100 years

(South Africa) – African National Congress, South Africa’s oldest ruling party celebrated its 100th anniversary with a huge show of popular support. A mid-night ceremony was held at the Wesleyan church in Bloemfontein where President Jacob Zuma lit a flame. The event was attended by African leaders and more former heads of state along with […]

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