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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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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...


The clock turns back

Graça Machel widow of the Independence leader Samora Machel is married to Nelson Mandela and mainly active outside the country...


A new white hope

Zille replaces Tony Leon who has been the party's President for 13 years and whom she claimed has done more for democracy in South Africa than anyone except Nelson Mandela...


Stop thief

Meer Care and Desai is headed by Nelson Mandela's London lawyer Iqbal Meer; the other Cave Malik & Co...


French hook

African National Congress power-broker Tokyo Sexwale plans to combine the annual Bastille Festival on 14 July with a celebration of Nelson Mandela's release from the Victor Verster Prison in February 1990...


Women in power

A favourite of Nelson Mandela she was appointed ANC Deputy Secretary General in 1994 but detested the politicking and in 1998 became High Commissioner to Britain where she was one of South Africa's most successful Ambassadors...


Let it walk

Thai's rivals include Prime Minister Luisa Diogo Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly Veronica Macamo and Graça Machel the widow of the late President Samora Machel who is as keen on fighting corruption as her current husband South Africa's ex-President Nelson Mandela...


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