Latest Mandela Day Stories

2014-06-05 16:25:48

International Mandela Day celebrated in a performance of original music, drumming and the spoken word streamed live around the world NEW YORK, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International

2012-07-31 23:03:32

Non-profits across the country are facing a lot of problems when it comes to finding and sustaining volunteers. Adam Radly, the founder of Radly Foundation, is trying to solve that problem.

2012-07-24 23:02:00

The Radly Center, a foundation established by Adam Radly, launched MADin15.org on July 18 attracted more than 100 nonprofits that have listed several hundred volunteer opportunities.

2010-05-06 08:14:00

BALTIMORE and MADRID, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Six universities in the Laureate International Universities network will confer an honorary doctorate degree to Nelson Mandela, the first president of South Africa and a Nobel Peace Prize winner, in recognition of his tireless fight against apartheid within and beyond the borders of his country.

2009-07-18 13:00:10

Anti-apartheid activist Nelson Mandela says he is humbled by efforts to honor his 91st birthday, including a musical tribute in New York. The former South African president, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993, prepared a videotaped message for Saturday's scheduled birthday events since he does not have the strength to travel for such ceremonies, The Times of London reported. We are humbled by the call for an annual Mandela Day in our honor.

2009-04-27 07:30:00

President Clinton supports global tribute to inspire people to mirror Mandela's values NEW YORK, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- 46664 and the Nelson Mandela Foundation are calling on people around the world to support the creation of an official Mandela Day, to be held annually on July 18, Mr.

2008-07-18 15:00:06

By Alan Roden City THE South African flag was flying from the City Chambers today as a series of events to celebrate Nelson Mandela's 90th birthday got under way across the Capital.

Word of the Day
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").