Tag Archives: Xhosa people

16Aug/17

Obama breaks twitter record with Charlottesville tweet

INTERNET (RECENT-AUGUST 12, 2017) (SOCIAL MEDIA) – A tweet by former President Barack Obama soon after the outbreak of violence at nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia on Saturday (August 12) garnered 2.8 million “likes” to become the most liked Twitter message ever by Tuesday (August 15), the social media network said. Continue reading

07Aug/16
Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane

ANC suffers worst election loss since apartheid

South Africa’s Jacob Zuma says “this is how it should be in a democracy” after his governing African National Congress party recorded its worst results since coming to power. Continue reading

18Jul/16
Trevor Noah appears during a taping of "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah"

Trevor Noah gives himself a passing grade after taking over The Daily Show hosting duties ten months ago

Ten months after taking over as The Daily Show host, South African comedian Trevor Noah says he would have never felt ready for the gig – the only way to make a splash was to dive in head first.

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28Sep/15

Trevor Noah prepares to take over “The Daily Show”

South African comedian Trevor Noah replaces Jon Stewart as the host of the late-night comedy parody “The Daily Show”.

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03Aug/15

Young African leaders serenade Obama day before his birthday

(NVO) – Young African leaders serenaded U.S. President Barack Obama on his birthday Monday (August 3), at an event for the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Mandela Washington Fellowship Presidential Summit in Washington, D.C.
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02Jul/15

Desmond Tutu and wife Leah celebrate 60 years of marriage

Retired Anglican Archbishop and Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Desmond Tutu, and his wife Leah renew their wedding vows, marking 60 years of marriage.

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10May/15

South Africa’s opposition Democratic Alliance votes in first black leader

South Africa’s opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) party elects Mmusi Maimane as its new leader, making him the first black person to head the traditionally white party.

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30Mar/15

Comedian Trevor Noah is named as Jon Stewart’s successor for ‘The Daily Show’

South African comedian Trevor Noah is tapped to take over The Daily Show seat from Jon Stewart.
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