Web Toolbar by Wibiya
Login | Sign Up AnonymousUser
twiter
New to Comunitee?


or Sign Up with Email

Us

>> NELSON MANDELA Latest News

NOV 09, 2013 - San Francisco Chronicle

A Must Read - Share

US envoy was inspired by South African struggle

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The new United States ambassador to South Africa says he was a "young kid" when he first met Nelson Mandela, who traveled to the U.S. a few months after he was released from jail in 1990. Gaspard met Mandela a second time in 1991 when New York Mayor David Dinkins led a delegation to South Africa, then struggling to move beyond racial and ethnic conflict as its leaders slowly dismantled the apartheid system. In September this year, the newly appointed envoy found a very different South Africa, one that wrestles with crime, inequality, corruption and other problems, but ... Read More

Tags: US envoy was inspired by South African struggle,  Nelson Mandela Latest News