Category: Royalties & Statesmen

The World Celebrates Nelson Mandela International Day

The World Celebrates Nelson Mandela International Day

On July 18, the United Nations and the world is celebrating Nelson Mandela International Day. The Nelson Mandela Day is an annual international day in honor of Former South African President and Human Rights Icon Nelson Mandela. It is celebrated each 18 July, the day Nelson Mandela was born. The day was officially declared by […]

Netherlands: President Koroma of Sierra Leone Receives ‘Icon of democracy’ Award

Netherlands: President Koroma of Sierra Leone Receives ‘Icon of democracy’ Award

Sierra Leone’s President, H.E Ernest Bai Koroma has proudly received The Voice Magazine Achievers ‘Icon of democracy’ award in the Netherlands. President Koroma won the award in November 2013 but he could not attend the ceremony due to personal reasons. He therefore assured the organizers that he would personally receive his award and in April […]

King Mswati III of Swaziland to Marry 14th Wife

King Mswati III of Swaziland to Marry 14th Wife

SWAZILAND’S King Mswati III will soon marry a 14th wife. The revelation was made public by the Ludzidzini palace governor Timothy Mtetwa. He said during a parliamentary vote: “I can confirm that the king has introduced to the nation a new liphovela (royal fiancee). The 45-year-old King’s new fiancée is 18-year-old beauty pageant contestant Sindiswa Dlamini. The bride to […]

Prince Friso of the Netherlands has died

Prince Friso of the Netherlands has died

Dutch Prince Friso is dead. He died on Monday 12 August 2013 at the Huis ten Bosch Palace (one of three official residences of the Dutch Royal Family) in The Hague at the age of 44. Prince Friso is the 2nd son of Princess Beatrix and Prince Claus and junior brother to King Willem-Alexander of […]

King Mswati III of Swaziland Celebrates 45th Birthday

King Mswati III of Swaziland Celebrates 45th Birthday

King Mswati III of Swaziland yesterday Friday 19th April 2013 turned 45. Grand celebrations are planned and thousands of people will celebrate alongside him in the capital city of Mbabane.The widely loved and respected King Mswati III was born on April 19, 1968 as Makhosetive Dlamini. His birth name Makhosetive means “King of Nations”. In […]

Breaking News: Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has died

Breaking News: Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has died

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher is no more. She died at the age of 87. Margaret Thatcher was Prime Minister of England from 4 May 1979 – 28 November 1990. She was famously referred to as the “Iron Lady” and also known as Baroness Thatcher. She was the first woman ever to serve as […]

President Obama Congratulates Four African Leaders for Progress in their Nations and Extraordinary Work

President Obama Congratulates Four African Leaders for Progress in their Nations and Extraordinary Work

On March 28, 2013, The US President Barack Obama called for a meeting with the four African leaders whom he met in the Cabinet Room of the White House to congratulate them for the progress in their nations and to thank them for their extraordinary work. The four leaders were made up of: the Prime […]

Cape Verdean Prime Minister Honored By Boston City Councillor Charles Yancey

Cape Verdean Prime Minister Honored By Boston City Councillor Charles Yancey

The Prime Minister of the Republic of Cape Verde, José Maria Pereira Neves, was honored by Boston City Councillor Charles Calvin Yancey during the prime minister’s visit to the city of Boston (United States of America) on March 31, 2013. The visit took place at the Dorchester House in Dorchester, Massachusetts. Prime Minister Neves was […]

New title for Pope Benedict reveals he will still be called Pope

New title for Pope Benedict reveals he will still be called Pope

Since the 85-year-old Pope Benedict XVI announced that he will resign on Monday, February 11, 2013, there have been much speculation in the media and the general public as to what the Pope will be called and what he would wear when he leaves the papacy. There had been speculations that he will be simply […]

Is the World Ready for a Black African Pope?

Is the World Ready for a Black African Pope?

Since the surprise announced resignation of Pope Benedict XVI (Joseph Ratzinger) on Monday February 11, 2013 that he will step down as Pope of the Roman Catholic Church on February 28, 2013, there have been a storm of speculations as to who will be elected as the next Pope. It should first of all be […]