Mandela showing signs of resilience in hospital


As Mandela is on the road to recovery from the past two and a half months, he is showing resilience.  Even though his condition turns unstable sometimes, the South African president’s office said in a statement that he is “still critical but stable”. Mandela is in the hospital to recover from the lung infection disease.Continue reading “Mandela showing signs of resilience in hospital”

Facebook all set to leave Twitter behind in social media advertising with latest introduction of embeddable posts


With an aim to make Facebook posts the part of more public conversations, the company on Wednesday introduced embeddable posts that will be used by blogs and news organizations to include status updates, videos and photos in stories done by them from now on. The posts can be embedded in the same way as embedsContinue reading “Facebook all set to leave Twitter behind in social media advertising with latest introduction of embeddable posts”

Anti-Obama protests outside Johannesburg University


News is pouring in that Anti-Obama protesters have gathered outside the University of Johannesburg over the supposed honorary doctorate that the university has planned on giving to Obama. To control a crowd of hundreds of protesters, Police resorted to rubber bullets and a stun grenade to disperse the protesters waiting for President Obama. “I feelContinue reading “Anti-Obama protests outside Johannesburg University”

Obama visits Mandela’s family as the anti-apartheid leader remains in hospital


While the former South African President Nelson Mandela remains still in the hospital owing to his critical health, US President Barack Obama visited Mandela’s daughters and grandchildren in Johannesburg on Saturday. Saturday is the first full day of the US President’s two-day trip to South Africa.   Mr. Obama described meeting the family of MandelaContinue reading “Obama visits Mandela’s family as the anti-apartheid leader remains in hospital”