UN – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the Security Council have strongly condemned an attack in the north-eastern Malian town of Kidal that killed two blue helmets and left several others, including members of the national armed forces, injured.
We, the staff of the United Nations Information Centre South Africa, are truly saddened by the passing of Nelson Mandela. A mighty tree has fallen. Our beloved Madiba is gone but his legacy will linger in our hearts for many generations to come. May his life inspire us all.