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The long walk to freedom ends

The long walk to freedom ends

Dec. 19 | By Farai Diza The AfricaPaper Contributing Writer   QUNU, SOUTH AFRICA — Former South African president Nelson Mandela was finally laid to rest in his rural home of Qunu on Sunday at a high-profile funeral that attracted dignitaries from all...

The life and legacy of Nelson Mandela

The life and legacy of Nelson Mandela

Dec. 11 | By Issa A. Mansaray  Contributing Writer   Nelson Mandela, 95, first Black president of South Africa who fought for the freedom of his people and against apartheid, died at about 8:50 pm local time on Thursday. Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma, current...

Abuse of women an endless source of column material

Abuse of women an endless source of column material

Feb. 6 | When I took this column on, its then-editor made a point to say in a staff meeting, “Don’t repeat yourself.” Dancing on the proverbial dime, I promptly responded, “There won’t be any danger of that.” Not that I’d done a world of research...