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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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Wayne Fredericks

When he died he was still on the boards of the Nelson Mandela Children's Fund and the University of Cape Town Fund...


Guns, gangs and oil

A son of a High Court judge a convert to Islam and an admirer of both Usama bin Laden and Nelson Mandela Alhaji Asari is a central figure in the web...


Massacre questions

Congo is unlikely to accept the kind of bullying dished up by ex-President Nelson Mandela to Burundian politicians while mediating their conflict...


The limits of power

A decade ago President Nelson Mandela intoned that: 'South Africa's foreign policy will be based on our belief that human rights should be the core concern of foreign policy'...


Closer and closer

Amongst those blocking the move were the respected SWAPO veteran Andimba Toivo ya Toivo who did time on Robben Island with former South African President Nelson Mandela...


Nujoma steps aside

His nomination by Prisons Minister Andimba Toivo ya Toivo ­ a party veteran who served time on Robben Island with Nelson Mandela ­ will carry a lot of weight...


Thabo's test

It is an odd choice of tactics: Mbeki is not a natural campaigner especially when compared to his predecessor Nelson Mandela...

An odd couple the last white President Frederik Willem de Klerk and the first black President Nelson Mandela woo voters for these odd partners...


Vote for the big bucks

Prominent ANC wives Graça Machel (Nelson Mandela) and Wendy Luhabe (Mbhazima Shilowa) have a 20 per cent stake in Ogilvy & Mather...

but many of the old foreign friends are out of office now the liberation aura is wearing off and Nelson Mandela spends more time on his Foundation to fight HIV/AIDS than on ANC fund-raising...


A ten-year test

Mbeki seemed to be suggesting that holding the ship steady was the only way to bring about 'the winning people-centred society of which Nelson Mandela spoke'...


Not warring but warning

Kagame's much criticised election victory last year has helped to calm Rwanda where the tenth anniversary of the genocide in April will revive memories of chaos and hatred: eminent figures such as Nelson Mandela Bill Clinton and Kofi Annan joined by Belgian Foreign Minister Louis Michel are expected at the commemorations in Kigali...


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