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Magdi Yacoub nominated for 2020 United Nations Nelson Mandela Prize
Egypt

Magdi Yacoub nominated for 2020 United Nations Nelson Mandela Prize

The Cairo-based NGO Arab Creators Union nominated the legendary Egyptian-British heart surgeon Magdi Yacoub for the 2020 United Nations Nelson…
Nelson Mandela’s granddaughter visits Grand Egyptian Museum
Archaeology

Nelson Mandela’s granddaughter visits Grand Egyptian Museum

The granddaughter of Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s late political leader and anti-apartheid revolutionary, paid a visit to Cairo’s new Grand…
Trump, land fears boost South Africa’s ‘white state’
World

Trump, land fears boost South Africa’s ‘white state’

PRETORIA (Reuters) – When US President Donald Trump pledged to investigate large scale killings of white farmers in South Africa…
Egypt to host Afro-Chinese Arts and Folklore Festival Saturday
Culture

Egypt to host Afro-Chinese Arts and Folklore Festival Saturday

  The Afro-Chinese Arts and Folklore Festival will commence on Saturday under the theme “100 Years of Mandela, Africa, China,…
World needs to address root causes of conflicts: Sisi at UN
Egypt

World needs to address root causes of conflicts: Sisi at UN

  President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi stressed that the world is in dire need of various effective plans to address the…
Beyonce leads South Africa anti-poverty festival for Mandela
Music

Beyonce leads South Africa anti-poverty festival for Mandela

  Beyonce and Jay-Z will lead an A-list lineup to mark 100 years since Nelson Mandela’s birth in a Johannesburg…
South African ruling party leaders push for Zuma resignation
World

South African ruling party leaders push for Zuma resignation

South African President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday faced increasing pressure from the ruling ANC party to resign, as the government…
End game looms for South Africa’s Zuma
World

End game looms for South Africa’s Zuma

African National Congress (ANC) leader Cyril Ramaphosa said on Wednesday he is holding direct talks with Jacob Zuma over a…
King of Mandela’s clan jailed in South Africa: media
Middle East

King of Mandela’s clan jailed in South Africa: media

The king of the AbaThembu clan of South Africa's late anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela has started a 12-year jail sentence…
Vuvuzelas, silence to mark one year since death of Mandela
World

Vuvuzelas, silence to mark one year since death of Mandela

South Africans mark one year since the death of Nelson Mandela on Friday with commemorations including blasting vuvuzelas and reminders…
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