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Nelson Mandela International Day 2022: Significance, inspirational quotes by the leader who fought against apartheid

The day aims to inspire individuals to take action to help change the world for the better.

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In November 2009, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) officially declared July 18 as International Nelson Mandela Day in honour of the former President of South Africa’s contribution to a culture of peace and freedom.

It also reflects the anti-apartheid icon’s commitment to promote the values ​​of democracy, racial justice and human rights in the field of racial relations, and his dedication to serving humanity.

Nelson Mandela International Day Significance

The observance of this day seeks to celebrate the idea that every individual has the power to change the world, and the ability to make an impact. It aims to inspire individuals to take action to help change the world for the better.

Nelson Mandela International Day, popularly known as Mandela Day, was formally declared by the United Nations in the month of November 2009, with the inaugural commemoration which took place on July 18, 2010. Nelson Mandela International Day puts emphasis on the achievements of a man whose tremendous accomplishments changed the course of the twentieth century each year.

Nelson Mandela Quotes

  • “A winner is a dreamer who never gives up”
  • “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”
  • “It is in your hands, to make a better world for all who live in it”
  • “Overcoming poverty is not a task of charity, it is an act of justice”
  • “Everyone can rise above their circumstances and achieve success if they are dedicated to and passionate about what they do.”
  • “A fundamental concern for others in our individual and community lives would go a long way in making the world the better place we so passionately dreamt of.”
  • “Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.”
  • “Money won’t create success, the freedom to make it will.”
  • “For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.”
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Woman sends her resume to Nike printed out on a cake, checkout the viral LinkedIn post

The cake resume got mixed reaction on the internet. Where some people appreciated her original thinking, while others termed it a gimmick.

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Woman sends her resume to Nike printed out on a cake

Trying to get in a job can be tough and intimidating at times. And people often try to do bold things to outshine others. But recently a funny incident from North Carolina has taken over the headlines, where a woman printed her resume on a cake.

Yes! you read that right. Trying to go an extra mile a woman named Karly Pavlinac Blackburn sent her resume printed on a cake to get a job in Nike. She also took to her LinkedIn handle to let the world know about the same.

While sharing the news with every, Karly wrote that a couple of weeks ago she sent her resume on a cake to Nike. The woman also took time to author an elaborate piece on the social networking site, explaining why she came up with the notion of printing her resume on a cake as opposed to the conventional method.

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Karly also wrote that the team was not hiring at that time but she wanted to find some good way for the team to know who she was. According to her, what better way it could have been than sending a cake to a big party.

The North Carolina woman also revealed that she received a recommendation from a friend to print her resume on top of a cake and mail it to the Nike World Headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon.

This act has got mixed reviews on the internet. While some said that the lady should work on enhancing her skills rather than trying to take up attention, While other told her that it was a great move. Some people commended her original thinking and said it was a wonderful concept, while others termed it a ‘gimmick.’

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Viral: Pakistan Prime Minister’s clumsiness triggers Putin’s laugh at SCO summit 2022, twitter reacts | Watch

During the dialogue between Russia and Pakistan, Putin expressed to the Pakistan’s Prime Minister that Russia is ready to extend gas supply to Pakistan as the necessary infrastructures have are already established.

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A video went viral where Pakistan’s prime minister, Shehbaz Sharif’s clumsiness made Russia’s President, Vladimir Putin burst into a laugh at the 22nd summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) at Samarkand.

In the video, the Pakistan’s prime minister can be seen struggling to put on his ear piece as the device couldn’t be placed on Sharif’s ears, after which he asked for help. As the dialogue between the nations commenced, Sharif’s earpiece again fell from his ears which made the Russian president slip out an audible chuckle.

Pakistan’s Prime Minister, since then, has been subjected to a lot of flak on social media where, largely the workers of former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s party, proclaimed that the incident was an embarrassment for the country.

After Covid-19 impacting everything and forcing everything onto virtual platforms, the SCO 2022 summit was the first in-person meet in SCO history. The summit will witness the attendants of eight member nations, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

The SCO is the successor to the Shanghai Five, a mutual security agreement formed in 1996 between the People’s Republic of China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, and later on was expanded to Pakistan, India and Iran subsequently.

During the dialogue between Russia and Pakistan, Putin expressed to the Pakistan’s Prime Minister that Russia is ready to extend gas supply to Pakistan as the necessary infrastructures have are already established. Russia and Pakistan have other ambitious projects in the pipeline, largely in the energy sector.

Another video of a similar nature went viral back in January where Prime minister Narendra Modi abruptly paused his speech at the virtual world economic forum 2022. In the video, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was delivering his speech but he suddenly paused as he asked the facilitator if he was audible.

Many believe the abrupt stop at the prime minister’s speech was caused due to a teleprompter issue. The prime minister was trolled and scrutinized by the opposition as the hashtag Teleprompter PM trended in twitter.

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Queen Elizabeth II memorabilia: From her wax statue for $15,900 to teabag for $12,000, list of items on sale

Soon after her demise, the internet was flooded with Queen Elizabeth II memorabilia for sale.

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Queen Elizabeth II, UK’s longest-serving monarch passed away on Thursday at the age of 96. Soon after her demise, the internet was flooded with Queen Elizabeth II memorabilia for sale.

People have started flocking to social media to search for Royal Family memorabilia. According to the reports, a teabag used by the late Queen in 1998 is being sold for $12,000 on the e-commerce platform eBay. Reportedly, the teabag was smuggled out of Windsor Castle in 1998.

The seller of the teabag wrote in the description, This is the same teabag you would have seen on CNN in late 1998. It was used by Queen Elizabeth II of Regina Britannia and smuggled out of Windsor Castle by the special exterminator who was called in to assist her Majesty in dealing with the major London roach infestations of the 1990s, he added.

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With this, the seller even posted a Certificate of Authenticity issued by the prestigious IECA (Institute of Excellence in Certificates of Authenticity) which says it has determined beyond any doubt that the following statements are absolutely true: This is a teabag.

Items up for auction are attracting enormous interest, while set-price items are fetching eye-watering prices.

People are also selling life-sized wax statues of the Queen for $15,900 which claim to have real human hair, resin eyeballs, and resin teeth. Other than this, a Barbie doll of the Queen is currently listed for $1,299.99. A hand-signed autograph by the Queen is also selling for $11,249.

Not only this, online classifieds site Gumtree has a wide range of collectibles of the Royal Family. Queen Elizabeth II framed print is being sold for $45, Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Ribbon is up for sale for $50, and the coronation saucer is for $15.

One of the sellers is selling Queen Elizabeth Jubilee sterling silver and Calamander wood artist box for $51,597, which he claims to be a presentation gift to the late Queen on her Silver Jubilee in 1977.

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