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OBIT: Winnie Mandela, South African activist and wife of South Africa’s late President, Nelson Mandela, dead at 81 – Tola Adenle

April 2, 2018

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  Winnie, fond of African wears from different parts of the continent, seemed to resemble any ethnic group whose outfit she chose. Left, in Yoruba-style wear complete with gele (headwrap)  & R. in a boubou & headwrap style fit for the outfit.   With Mandela, happier times after his release from jail. [All pictures curtesy Google Images]   Winnie […]

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Obit: Madiba passes, Africa loses rarest of gems, the world mourns – Tola Adenle

December 6, 2013

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As news of the death of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela spreads, the entire world seems numb, unable  or unwilling to accept that the 95-year old one-time leading anti-apartheid revolutionary who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999 could really be dead. He led South Africa,a country that Mandela helped bring to the international […]

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Madiba, Jerusalem Rabbi & Oprah: Lessons in traveling light – Tola Adenle

July 26, 2013

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As Africa’s – and the world’s – much respected and loved statesman, Nelson Mandela remains critically ill at the end of what has been a very useful life of giving, I present to my blog’s readers an old essay that has Madiba as a great role model and a pride to us all.  TOLA. My […]

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