People from all over South Africa celebrated the life of a 20-year-old activist who died on Monday from health complications. This young woman stole many hearts when she initiated a social media campaign to inspire more people to become organ donors.
The world will be buzzing this Saturday: it's the birthday of the world's favourite person – Nelson Mandela turns 91 on 18 July.
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu turns 77 on 7 October 2008. The charismatic cleric received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1994 and has won the admiration of the world as an outspoken moral voice and human rights campaigner.