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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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Julius Malema in the dock

When the late Nelson Mandela's ANC unseated the apartheid regime in 1994 it was on the winning ticket of 'political freedom' as the first stage of the 'national democratic revolution'...


The fire this century

Mozambique's Graça Machel a member of the Elders group and the widow of the late South African President Nelson Mandela differed stridently...


A loyalist cabinet

The anger resentment and violent demonstrations over the failure of ANC-controlled town councils to provide basic services led to falls in the party's vote in metropolitan areas such as Nelson Mandela metro (Port Elizabeth) Johannesburg Tshwane (including Pretoria) and Ekurhuleni (East Rand)...


The President looks to his legacy

Zuma's supporters blame them for the huge embarrassment caused when crowds booed the President during Nelson Mandela's memorial service in December 2013...


The last liberation election

Many electors said they were voting for the ANC or the late Nelson Mandela but had a low opinion of Zuma...

Another metropolitan area at risk for the party will be Nelson Mandela Bay in the Eastern Cape which includes Port Elizabeth and where the ANC is engulfed in grim factional turmoil...

If the ANC loses Nelson Mandela Bay it will be a massive embarrassment that may serve to hasten Zuma's departure from the party presidency...

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Politics and Pistorius in the dock

The latest protests show dissatisfaction is not confined to Soweto Johannesburg where Zuma was booed at the memorial service for Nelson Mandela in December last year (AC Vol 54 No 25 When the clouds cried) or to the Eastern Cape where the ANC has steadily lost support since the recall of President Thabo Mbeki in 2008 (AC Vol 49 No 21 All politics is provincial)...


Which ANC will win?

That is we hear why Zuma's office cancelled his trip to London for the memorial service for President Nelson Mandela on 3 March...


The political costs of Nkandla

Just how important the cost of Jacob Zuma's Nkandla homestead has become for his presidency and the elections was clear from the way it dominated a private meeting at South Africa House in London on 1 March just before the former President Nelson Mandela's memorial service...


Frelimo picks a candidate

Graça Machel widow of Founding President Samora Machel and then of South African President Nelson Mandela disappointed many by refusing to put herself forward but threw her weight behind the Chissano faction making an impassioned speech that helped expand the candidate list...


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