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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 Mandela Day 2014 will reverberate globally this year in a new musical production, Footsteps of Mandela, capping a day of commemoration marking the first birthday since the passing on December 5, 2013 of South Africa's first democratically elected president, Nelson Mandela. Jazzical® pianist and...

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. He recently launched MADin15.org, a services that matches volunteers with nonprofits. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2012 MADin15.org is also unique because it allows a person to volunteer in many forms which includes writing skills, computer skills or marketing skills and all of this volunteer work...

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. MADin15 means Make a Difference in 15 minutes and was launched to connect non-profits with volunteer resources. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2012 The founder of MADin15, Adam Radly, said “This fantastic response is a testament to the fact that non-profits need help with a variety of efforts and I'm...

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. The award ceremony is scheduled for May 7 in Madrid, Spain. The six universities in the Laureate International Universities network awarding the...

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. It is our hope that people will dedicate their...

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. Mandela's birthday. This celebration of Nelson Mandela's life will serve as a global call to action for people to recognize their individual power to make an imprint and help change the world around them...

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. A special flowerbed showing the South African flag with the logo for Mr Mandela's Aids charity 46664 - his old prison number - has been planted in east Princes Street Gardens to mark the occasion. And at the Boyzone concert at Edinburgh Castle tonight, fans of the Irish pop stars may be asked to join them...


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.