Tag Archives: South Africa

Reflections on Leadership from Marietta’s McDonough Conference

Marietta College, Ohio. The J. Luce Foundation (link) is opening the Luce Leadership Centre at Caribbean Maritime University (link) in June, open to its 6,000 students in August. It will feature both on campus and online courses in experiential leadership through a Doctorate degree. 1924: Jamaican-born political leader, publisher, journalist, entrepreneur, and orator Marcus Garvey. Photo: Wiki […]

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Lions Clubs International Focuses on Global Issues at U.N.

With Kristopher Kempski. New York, N.Y. On March 12, 2016, just a few days after International Women’s Day, more than 700 Lions, Leos, ambassadors and guests gathered at the U.N. for the 38th Annual Lions Day with the United Nations to discuss peace and gender equality. More than 700 Lions and guests gathered at the […]

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U.N. Chief Pays Tribute to Life and Legacy of S. Africa’s Nelson Mandela

New York, N.Y.  United Nation’s Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed his profound sadness at the passing of Nelson Mandela, extolling the life of the late human rights lawyer, prisoner of conscience, international peacemaker and first democratically-elected President of post-apartheid South Africa as an inspiration for all. ‘Madiba,’ as Mr. Mandela was affectionately known, passed this […]

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Remembering World Leader Nelson Mandela, Father of South Africa

Johannesburg, South Africa.  The world remembers thought leader and hero Nelson Mandela who was born on July 18, 1918 and who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999.  He has passed this day. A South African anti-apartheid revolutionary and politician, he was the first black South African to hold the office, and […]

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Olympics in U.K.: Double-Amputee to Compete

Johannesburg, S.A. South African runner Oscar Pistorius is set to become the first amputee to compete in the Olympics. The South African Olympic committee said Wednesday that it had selected Pistorius, 25, a double amputee, to run in the individual 400 meters and the 4 X 400 relay. South Africa’s Oscar Pistorius competes in a […]

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London Olympics: Double-Amputee to Compete

Johannesburg, S.A. South African runner Oscar Pistorius is set to become the first amputee to compete in the Olympics. The South African Olympic committee said Wednesday that it had selected Pistorius, 25, a double amputee, to run in the individual 400 meters and the 4 X 400 relay. South Africa’s Oscar Pistorius competes in a […]

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The Stewardship Report Announces Editorial Calendar

New York, N.Y. A bright new face has been added to the crowded Web, drawing a large readership and uploading more than 900 stories in its first twelve weeks. Still in soft-launch, The Jim Luce Stewardship Report (JLSR) is focused on “Connecting Goodness.” Covering Faces, Issues, World Affairs, Life Style, the Arts, and Video, JLSR offers articles […]

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Helping Women: Eliminating Obstetric Fistula in Developing World

New York, N.Y.  Ana Langer, M.D., spoke recently at a Smith Barney seminar on health in the developing world. She was talking about the problem of obstetric fistula, of which I was ignorant.  Obstetric fistula is a devastating medical condition in which a fistula (hole) develops between the vagina and either the rectum or bladder […]

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