Tag Archives: Nelson Mandela

  • Beverly Johnson Talks Untold Story of Mandela’s Release: ‘Plot for Peace’ (Watch)

    Oct 24, 14 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *The untold story behind the release of Nelson Mandela is revealed in the much anticipated documentary, “Plot of Peace.” The film tells the story of how an Algerian-born French businessman was instrumental in the discussions surrounding the former South African president’s release. EURweb’s Lee Bailey caught up with model, Beverly Johnson for the exclusive, early […]

  • Idris Elba To Release Album Inspired by his ‘Mandela’ Role (Watch)

    Sep 24, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Idris Elba has announced plans for a November release of “mi Mandela,” an album inspired by his experience playing late South African anti-Apartheid leader Nelson Mandela in “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.”‎ According to Billboard, Elba said the release will feature South African musical talent and guest vocals from such artists as Mumford & Sons, […]

  • Winnie Mandela Contesting Nelson Mandela’s Will

    Aug 6, 14 by EURPublisher01 3 Comments

    *Nelson Mandela’s ex-wife Winnie Madikizela-Mandela is contesting the will of the late anti-apartheid hero in a bid to claim the country estate where he is buried. Relatives of the South African political icon have been bickering over his estate since his death in December, and Mandela’s second wife is now insisting ownership of his country […]

  • ‘Mandela’ Screenwriter Hates On ’12 Years a Slave’ For Stealing Biopic’s Thunder

    Jun 7, 14 by Qwest7 1 Comment

    *”12 Years a Slave” may have received a string of honors and recognition, but at least one person was not as taken with the film. To hear William Nicholson tell it, the Steve McQueen helmed film isn’t as good as “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.” Nicholson, a screenwriter for the Nelson Mandela biopic, stated his […]

  • Nelson Mandela Honored in L.A.

    May 19, 14 by Mohammed Mubarak 1 Comment

    *It was exactly 25 years ago last Wednesday that Nelson Mandela was elected President South Africa and to mark that occasion, Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley Thomas was joined by L.A. City Council members Curren Price, Herb Wesson Jr., and Tom La Bonge at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum for the unveiling of a […]

  • Nelson Mandela’s Memorial Signer Put in Mental Institution after Debacle

    May 12, 14 by Deron Dalton Leave a comment

    *So Thamsanqa Jantjie was crazy after all?! Folks were definitely wondering if he was crazy after Nelson Mandela‘s memorial sing language incident — where he was actually not signing, but making false movements. After the incident, Jantjie was quietly put in a mental institution. He explained what happened to him the day of Mandela’s memorial and […]