• Obama says men have been getting on his nerves: 'We're violent; we're bullying'

    28 days ago - By Business Insider

    Former President Barack Obama spoke to a crowd of young leaders in Johannesburg, South Africa, to mark the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's birth on Wednesday.
    He encouraged women to become more involved politically, saying it would "lead to some better policies."
    Obama also said men were getting on his "nerves," saying "we're violent; we're bullying."
    Former President Barack Obama criticized his own gender as he encouraged more women to get involved in politics during a speech on Wednesday.
    Obama was speaking to a group of young leaders in Johannesburg, South Africa, to mark the...
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  • Nelson Mandela would have turned 100 today - here are 24 of his most timeless quotes

    Nelson Mandela would have turned 100 today - here are 24 of his most timeless quotes

    28 days ago - By Business Insider

    Former South African President Nelson Mandela would have turned 100 today, July 18.
    He passed away in December 2013 at 95 years of age.
    Mandela was well-known for his pithy quotes and inspirational speeches.
    Former South African President Nelson Mandela would have turned 100 today, July 18. After a remarkable life on the global stage, Madiba (a title of respect from his Xhosa clan name) passed away in December 2013 at 95 years of age.
    Born a Xhosa in the Thembu royal family, he studied as a lawyer before joining the political fight against the government's nationalist as a member of the...
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