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“To deny people their human rights is to challenge their very humanity.” 

Nelson Mandela


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A constitutional referendum will be held in The Republic of Turkey on 16 April 2017.


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White hair

One day a little girl was sitting and watching her mother do the dishes at the kitchen sink. She suddenly noticed that her mother had several strands of white hair sticking out in contrast on her brunette head. 
She looked at her mother and inquisitively asked, "Why are some of your hairs white, Mom?" 
Her mother replied, "Well, every time that you do something wrong and make me cry or unhappy, one of my hairs turns white."

The little girl thought about this revelation for a while and then said, "Momma, how come ALL of grandma's hairs are white?"

Home Media Activities and Visits Embassy Activities Mersin Ascends Durban!
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The South African Honorary Consul in Mersin, Mr Numan Olcar, visited Durban from 15-18 April 2016. Mr Olcar was accompanied by a representative of the Lord Mayor of Mersin as well as the Secretary General of the Mersin Municipality, the Deputy Chief of Tarsus Zoo and 4 Members of Council.


The delegation held meetings with the Durban Municipality including the Mayor of Durban, Mayor James Nxumalo, as well as visiting the Durban Zoo among others. The Mersin delegation intends signing a sister city agreement between Mersin and Durban which will see relations between South Africa and Turkey strengthening.