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Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (Madiba)

Date of Birth: 18 July 1918
Place of Birth: Mveso, Transkei
Died: 5 December 2013


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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...


South Africa's Communists: The People

Protégé of the late Harry Gwala who with Govan Mbeki led a radical faction in Robben Island prison which dissented from policies promoted by Nelson Mandela and Walter Sisulu...


The race for the presidency heats up as business joins in

ANC leaders including Nelson Mandela's long-time ally Walter Sisulu overruled Mandela whose choice was Cyril Ramaphosa...

Nelson Mandela's ex-wife Winnie Madikizela-Mandela will oppose his candidacy because he helped to expose her rough activities in the 1980s...

He launched the A1 Grand Prix South Africa team (he holds the South Africa race franchise) with a car registered 46664 Nelson Mandela's Robben Island prison number...


Cyril the suit and his assets

He is Executive Chairman of the Shanduka Group formed in 2000 when Nelson Mandela helped persuade AngloAmerican to release a stake in Johnnic to a group of investors led by Ramaphosa...


Tokyo's business village

With the backing of Nelson Mandela Sexwale had persuaded the Ruperts an Afrikaner business family to provide start-up funding...


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