All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Mandela’

Nelson Mandela, A Former Boxer And Fan of the Science

With the passing of the great Nelson Mandela, the world is grieving and searching for any small tidbit about him that might give some significant insight into his life. Nelson Mandela, who died December 5th in his home in Johannesburg, will be remembered as a great leader of peace, his presidency and so much more. But Mandela had many other …

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Nelson Mandela: Prisoner, President and Father of ‘Rainbow Nation’

The world suffered a great loss on December 5th, 2013. Nelson Mandela died in his home in Johannesburg, South Africa from a long battle with a lung infection. He was 95 years old. Born in the village of Mvezo in one of South Africa’s poorest regions, the Transkei, on July 18, 1918, Rolihlahla Dalibhunga Mandela was the great-grandson of a …

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Nelson Mandela’s Daughters Hear of Death at Premiere

The two youngest daughters of Nelson Mandela were told of their father’s death at Thursday’s London premiere of “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom,” a film celebrating the life of the iconic anti-apartheid fighter. However, Zindzi and Zenani insisted that the screening continue. The two had just met Britain’s Prince William and wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, when they were informed …

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Idris Elba Attends “Mandela” Premiere After Hospitalization For Asthma Attack

Not even a brief stay in the hospital can keep Idris Elba away from doing his job. On Friday, Elba suffered an asthma attack after boarding a flight set for South Africa. He was immediately taken to a hospital in the United Kingdom. “I’ve battled asthma most of my life and it just overwhelmingly took me down on Friday while …

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