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Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (Madiba)

Date of Birth: 18/07/1918
Place of Birth: Mveso, Transkei
Died: 05/12/2013


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Hands across the water

Both have their iconic statesmen – Nelson Mandela and Mohandas Gandhi who briefly practised as a lawyer in South Africa...


Closer and closer

Kibaki a man fond of his tailored suits has shaken off his stuffy image to wear African-patterned long sleeved shirts similar to those popularised by Nelson Mandela...


'Unstoppable tsunami'

In addition to the branch delegates each member of the National Executive Committee including ex officio members such as former President Nelson Mandela has a vote...


Zuming ahead

Ex-President Nelson Mandela last week withdrew the screening of a television advertisement showing him and Mbeki standing together lest he be seen endorsing Mbeki's candidacy...


Friendly in Kampala

The fight against apartheid was carried on and the reward came with the immediate and enthusiastic return to membership of South Africa under President Nelson Mandela in 1994...


The compromise candidates

Willie Madisha President of the ANC's trade union partner the Congress of South African Trade Unions called for elders such as former President Nelson Mandela to intervene...


Zuma, Buthelezi and the Zulu nation

Those arguing for a closer partnership for now and an eventual merger with the ANC included the IFP's former National Chairman Frank Mdlalose; Musa Zondi the National Spokesman; Sipo Mzimela formerly a minister in President Nelson Mandela's government; and Oscar Dhlomo now a successful businessman...


Africa moves up the agenda

In 1997 Mozambique not an English-speaking country or a former British colony and an incomplete democracy with an uncertain human rights record (but closely associated with Zimbabwe's freedom struggle) was admitted at the behest of the venerated Nelson Mandela...


Tinga's tractor in top gear

He was detained without trial on three separate occasions for a total of eight years and now likens himself to South Africa's Nelson Mandela...


A Communist manifestation - the return of the left

The SACP Secretary General Blade Nzimande reported to the conference that there was a group (he meant the one around Mbeki) called the 'the 1996 class project' referring to the year when Mbeki as deputy to the then President Nelson Mandela launched his pro-market Growth Employment and Redistribution strategy (Gear) and his reforms to move the ANC towards the centre from its left-reaching roots...


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