#apartheid

.Johannesburg, South Africa
Former wicketkeeper-batsman Mark Boucher is the head coach of South Africa. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ICC)

  • Former South Africa cricketer Paul Adams had accused mark Boucher and others of calling him "black s***"
  • Boucher said he "deeply regrets and apologises for....singing offensive songs or using offensive nicknames"
  • Boucher has also made himself available for one-on-one discussions with any former teammates

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Nelson Mandela served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. (Photo credit: Representative image/Unsplash)

  • The first Nelson Mandela Day was  celebrated in 2010
  • Mandela had his name changed in elementary school
  • Nelson Mandela led South Africa's anti-apartheid movement 

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
July 18 is celebrated as Nelson Mandela International Day. (Photo credit: Twitter/@AminaJMohammed)

  • Nelson Mandela International Day is celebrated on July 18
  • The theme for this year's Mandela Day is 'One Hand Can Feed Another'
  • Mandela was one of the foundational leaders of South Africa’s fight against apartheid