Washington, Aug 14 (PTI) An influential US lawmaker from New York on Friday reintroduced a resolution in the US House of Representatives to posthumously award the prestigious Congressional Gold ...

.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

New Delhi, Jun 19 (PTI) Social activist Medha Patkar has moved the Supreme Court seeking directions to the Centre and all states and union territories for taking immediate steps including ...

Once Nelson Mandela's tailor, Pathe'O sees tailoring as a key economic sector that could help Africa in development. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • Clothes stitched by Ivorian-Burkinabe have been worn by Nelson Mandela, Moroccan King Mohamed VI, among others
  • "In the minds of many people here, tailoring is a job for people who didn't go to school", he says
  • "But African fashion, African fabrics interest the whole world," he adds