Archbishop Desmond Tutu , who won the 1984 Nobel Peace Prize for his opposition to apartheid rule in South Africa, said he will withdraw from public life after his 79th birthday on Oct. 7.
Robert Birgeneau, the former chancellor of the University of California at Berkeley, would like you to know he’s still available for commencement speeches.
Fellow Nobel Peace prize winner Archbishop Desmond Tutu led South African tributes to Nelson Mandela, who died at his Johannesburg home late yesterday.
South African President Jacob Zuma is set to lay out the ruling party’s successes when he leads official celebrations to mark 20 years since the end of apartheid, amid a three-month long strike in the platinum industry and a 24 percent jobless rate.
Former United Nations Secretary- General Kofi Annan and Archbishop Desmond Tutu arrived in Iran today in support of the “new spirit of openness” espoused by President Hassan Rouhani.
Nelson Mandela, the freedom fighter who emerged from 27 years in prison to become South Africa’s first elected black president and a global symbol of reconciliation, has died. He was 95.
Foes of the Keystone XL oil pipeline appear to be winning the battle for endorsements from Hollywood celebrities and prominent personalities.
As Nelson Mandela lies in critical condition in a Pretoria hospital, his family is cashing in on his legacy and fighting over custodianship of his brand and assets worth millions of dollars.
The body of former South African President Nelson Mandela arrived in Qunu, his rural home village in the Eastern Cape province, for a burial that will end 10 days of memorial events since his death.