Veena Thankachan

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Yahoo’s Geek Goddess

As one of Google’s highest-ranking women, Marissa Mayer became a Silicon Valley superstar, but inside the search giant her dazzle sometimes wore thin, with colleagues rebelling against her imperious style. In the wake of Mayer’s jump to run the struggling Yahoo, Bethany McLean asks whether she will …

Nelson Mandela: we are blessed to have shared our lifetime with a colossus

Nelson Mandela, global hero, died on Thursday night. We had steeled ourselves for it in the months of his hospitalisation over the past year and half. Yet, we are in shock.<p>We mourn him. We mourn him because in his 95 years, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela has taught us how to live.<p>He taught us to strive …

Nelson Mandela

August 2018<p>The South African President, Mr PW Botha, insisted that his government would not give way to reform<p>Published: 16 Aug 2018<p>July 2018<p>3 out of 5 stars.<p><b>Southbank Centre, London</b><br>Character, comrade, leader, prisoner, negotiator, statesman … this moving free show celebrates every side of …

Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela, South Africa's anti-apartheid icon, dies aged 95

Nelson Mandela, the former South African president and anti-apartheid hero, dies<p>Nelson Mandela, the global statesman who delivered South Africa from the dark days of apartheid, has died aged 95.<p>Mr Mandela had suffered from a series of lung infections over the past two years and died at home in the …

Nelson Mandela, from apartheid fighter to president and unifier

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Nelson Mandela guided South Africa from the shackles of apartheid to multi-racial democracy, as an icon of peace and reconciliation who came to embody the struggle for justice around the world.<p>Imprisoned for nearly three decades for his fight against white minority rule, …

Nelson Mandela obituary part one: one of the most inspiring figures of the 20th century

Former President of South Africa, who guided the country from apartheid to democracy during a life filled with hardship and struggle<p>Nelson Mandela, who has died aged 95, was the architect of South Africa’s transformation from racial despotism to liberal democracy, saving his country from civil war …