The CIA was behind Nelson Mandela’s arrest

Nelson Mandela

Yet again, it looks like the CIA is finding itself on the wrong side of history. British director John Irvin’s new film, Mandela’s Gun, about the months before the anti-apartheid leader’s arrest, is due to be screened at the Cannes Film Festival this week. In the film, former US vice-consul in Durban and CIA operative […]

Mandela and the Obama conflict for their race’s success

Nelson Mandela, the committed South African warrior, has been buried. Nelson Mandela and Barack Obama parted ways in the spiritual journey to lead their nations through conflict. Both nations are still impacted by the economic misfortunes of black people. Mandela, even as he left prison, had his fist in the air. His association with the […]

South Africa: Following Nelson Mandela

(CNN) — He founded modern South Africa. The boy who grew up herding cattle in the hills of the rural Transkei area and attended a Methodist missionary school where he was given the name “Nelson” has dedicated his adult life to opposing the racist and segregationist policy of apartheid. Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela at first advocated peaceful […]