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The campaign was launched in Cape Town, as part of celebrating International Mandela Day.
“The Elders” launch new campaign to pursue Madiba’s values

Wednesday 19 July 2017 13:38

The Elders, a group of independent global leaders, want their new campaign called "Walk Together" to be an encouragement to people across the world to carry forward the values of Madiba.


Robinson expresses concern about current situation in South Africa  

Tuesday 9 May 2017 21:48

A leading member of The Elders has expressed her concern that the political and economic situation in South Africa was very worrying and causing considerable concern.


Global digital tribute for Madiba

Friday 13 December 2013 18:26

The Dalai Lama who will not be attending Nelson Mandela’s funeral has urged the world to follow Mandela’s spirit of forgiveness.


Mandela a moral compass: Annan

Tuesday 10 December 2013 17:28

Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan hailed former president Nelson Mandela on Tuesday as an inspirational moral compass.


The UN report says that in 2010, 67 million girls were married before they were 18.
Millions of girls could be married off over the next decade: UN

Friday 12 October 2012 05:51

The UN has marked the inaugural International Day of the Girl Child with the release of a report warning that 142 million girls under the age of 18 could be married off over the next decade.


Tutu prods peace between Juba and Khartoum

Sunday 8 July 2012 07:18

As South Sudan gears up to celebrate its first year as an independent state, Archbishop Desmond Tutu has urged the young nation's leaders to make peace with Khartoum.


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