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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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New powers, new policy

Mbeki's core objectives have been clear enough since he took over the presidency from President Nelson Mandela: integrating South Africa into its region through SADC; promoting better governance peace and stability across Africa; claiming a larger voice for poorer countries in multilateral institutions such as the United Nations; and making international trade and finance more equitable...


Up close and personal

Ex-President Nelson Mandela Mbeki and other party luminaries are from the country's second-largest group the Xhosa...


Charles Janson

Passing the editorship on after 1963 he was delighted that among the paper's more recent admirers are Nelson Mandela and Kofi Annan...


JZ is innocent, so far

Zuma's supporters organised big demonstrations during the trial in Johannesburg and Durban; no other politician save Mbeki and former President Nelson Mandela could come close to that...


All eyes on Phumzile

In its 94-year history this has happened only twice to Mbeki and to Oliver Tambo ANC President-in-Exile while Nelson Mandela was in gaol...


Remaking Guebuza

One potential countervailing influence is Graça Machel former first lady of both Mozambique and South Africa as the widow of the late President Samora Machel and the wife of ex-President Nelson Mandela...


Corruption and conviction

His diplomatic and negotiating skills won him friends on both sides; and he is one of the few men in South Africa aside from Nelson Mandela who can be said to have saved thousands of lives...


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