Investment - In brief
- Paris: A Nelson Mandela Exhibition taking place from May 30 to July 6, 2013 at the ‘Hotel de Ville’ (Town Hall) features several aspects including 7 short films highlighting the life of Mandela and the Apartheid period.
- USA: media mogul and former talk-show host Oprah Winfrey is giving $12 million to a museum being built on Washington’s National Mall that will document African-American history. She previously gave $1 million to the National Museum of African American History and Culture, and the museum says her $13 million total contribution is its largest to date. Construction on the $500 million museum began in early 2012. When it’s finished in 2015, the museum will be the 19th Smithsonian museum. The U.S. government is providing half of the funding. To date, about $140 million has been raised in private funds.