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Millions Misspent for Nelson Mandela Funeral

According to the Public Protector's #MadibaFuneral report released on Monday.

South African public protector Busi Mkhwebane has found that close to R300 million ($22 million) was spent negligently for the memorial services of former South African president Nelson Mandela, whose funeral took place in Qunu, Eastern Cape, four years ago.

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13 of Our Favorite Books On Black Resistance and Revolution

Here are 13 of the most influential books about resistance and revolution by black visionaries.

This month at OkayAfrica, we're celebrating Black revolution—icons and movements throughout history that have fostered revolutionary thinking and encouraged social progress.

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Obama’s Tweet Quoting Nelson Mandela Is the Most Liked Tweet of All Time

Obama's tweet currently has more than 4 million likes.

Four days ago, ex-US president Barack Obama tweeted, “‘No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion…’”

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