Foes of the Keystone XL oil pipeline appear to be winning the battle for endorsements from Hollywood celebrities and prominent personalities.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said he won’t repeal the anti-gay law he signed last month despite aid cuts and criticism from the U.S. and Europe.
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.
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.
Fellow Nobel Peace prize winner Archbishop Desmond Tutu led South African tributes to Nelson Mandela, who died at his Johannesburg home late yesterday.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni enacted a law that imposes tougher penalties on gays including life imprisonment for some homosexual acts, ignoring international criticism of the decision.
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.
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.
Nelson Mandela’s home village gets its first high school today. It took a $9 million investment from German engineering giant Siemens AG to make it happen.
Nelson Mandela spent his last days in a double-story villa in Johannesburg’s plush Houghton suburb, an area where he would only have been able to live as a servant to wealthy whites during apartheid.