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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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Spies pop out of the past

The spying row has for the time being relegated corruption in the arms deal to a back seat and has centred on allegations by ANC veteran Mac Maharaj a confidant of former President Nelson Mandela and fellow Robben Island prisoner that South Africa's National Director of Public Prosecutions Bulelani Ngcuka was a spy for the apartheid regime before the transition to democracy in 1994...


Struggling to succeed

This might explain why unlike his predecessor Nelson Mandela he is studiously avoiding choosing a successor...


Butter on those guns

The Strategic Defence Procurement Package was signed in November 1999 six months after Thabo Mbeki took over from Nelson Mandela as president...


Busy bees

Among the invited guests at the launch were African BEE heavyweights now in the firing line as 'fat cats': Mvelaphanda's Tokyo Sexwale Nail's Saki Macazoma Real Africa's Don Ncube Safika's Moss Ngoasheng and even Cyril Ramaphosa (AC Vol 44 No 9) once the then President Nelson Mandela's choice for SA's presidency...


Zuma's other hotspot

Rwasa also says he has no confidence in Zuma and has requested the urgent intervention of South African former President Nelson Mandela who facilitated Burundi's peace process during 2000-02...


Peacekeepers and peers

Determined to achieve what he can with his resources Mbeki has sent his emissaries shuttling around Africa in a bid to help extinguish some conflicts; Foreign Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma Deputy Foreign Minister Aziz Pahad and Deputy President Jacob Zuma with ex-President Nelson Mandela have been making a special effort on Burundi...


Sticky US relations

South Africa's relations with the United States reached a low point over the invasion of Iraq with both President Thabo Mbeki and his predecessor Nelson Mandela sharply criticising the government of President George W...


Oppressive and totalitarian

Within days the Sudan government lobbyist David Hoile (who used to advocate hanging Nelson Mandela) had issued against Dagne one of his habitual vitriolic attacks via his 'European Sudanese Public Affairs Council'...


Looking down the line

Privately favoured by President Nelson Mandela to be his successor Ramaphosa went into business when the party hierarchy favoured Mbeki and even refused to take up a cabinet seat...


Odious debt

debt to President Nelson Mandela's government in 1994) or in Congo-Kinshasa where the hyper-corrupt regime of Mobutu Sese Seko bequeathed a $15 bn...


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