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First Democratically Elected President of South Africa Nelson Mandela

Public Memorial For Mandela Saturday In St. Paul

A public memorial service for Nelson Mandela will be held Saturday in St. Paul. The memorial for the late South African leader and anti-apartheid fighter will begin at 1 p.m. in the Cathedral of St. Paul.

12/12/2013

Nelson Mandela

U Of Minn. To Host Tributes To Mandela

The University of Minnesota will host tributes to Nelson Mandela this week. The Humphrey Students of Color Association at the Humphrey School will rebroadcast Mandela’s memorial service, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday. The event will be held at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs on the university’s West Bank. On Wednesday, the university’s Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change will host a Mandela memorial at 3 p.m. in Heller Hall on the West Bank.

12/09/2013

Nelson Mandela died Dec. 5, 2013 at the age of 95. (credit: WALTER DHLADHLA/AFP/GettyImages)

12-6-13 Mandela Mourned On The Morning News With Dave Lee

A local professor claims Mandela’s legacy will be larger than Gandhi’s. Click THE LINK to listen.

12/06/2013

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Movie Blog: Highlights Of ‘Images Of Africa’ Film Festival

Despite the snow and the cold, the Twin Cities are a place many Africans call home, and those over at the Film Society of Minneapolis/St. Paul decided to celebrate that fact with a festival called Images of Africa.

11/15/2013

(credit: CBS)

US Missionary Pilot Missing Off West Africa Coast

The small plane carrying only its American pilot disappeared 10 days ago just miles from a refueling stop at a West African island in the middle of a tropical storm of thunder and lightning.

04/17/2013

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House Cat

A family in South Africa has decided to raise a cheetah as a pet. So far, no problems….Check out the story.

09/10/2012

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St. Thomas Student Sells Headbands For Hope

A sophomore at the University of St. Thomas is doing more than studying these days. She’s also raising hope for kids in Africa.

12/13/2011

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