Tag: world cup

Nelson Mandela’s Global Influence, Felt Now Very Strongly

Take a look at the piece on CNN.com

Former President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela, rose from a modest past to become one of the World’s greatest influences. In South Africa, the spirit of humanity is described in one word: Ubuntu.

Archbishop Desmond Tutu described the word’s meaning this way:
“…A person with Ubuntu is open and available to others…does not feel threatened that others are able and good,

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Could Atlanta be the next World Cup Host City?

On Friday Nadia went out to a gathering of the Atlanta branches of the South African-American Chamber of Commerce and the SOS Children’s Villages. Luz Borrero, Deputy Chief Operating Officer of the Atlanta Mayor’s Office was there to represent new Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed.

The event was not only inspiring; it was fun. Drummers, happy South Africans, Nigerians, Ugandans, Senegalese, Americans and more where all in attendance and ready to celebrate the 2010 World Cup’s arrival to the continent of Africa.

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