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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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Political mould starts to break

His KwaZulu-Natal provincial section of the ANC is now the largest and most powerful eclipsing the Xhosa heartland of the Eastern Cape which produced leading lights Walter Sisulu Oliver Tambo and Nelson Mandela...


Frelimo's gold rush

Chipande and the presidency Chipande’s status as an undisputed hero of the party makes him an attractive presidential prospect for anti-Guebuza elements such Graça Machel widow of Founding President Samora Machel wife of South African former President Nelson Mandela and a successful businesswoman in her own right...


Ramaphosa’s price

Meanwhile Ramaphosa will be ‘head of government business’ in Zuma’s cabinet a job that former President Thabo Mbeki used as a launching pad during Nelson Mandela’s presidency...


Iqbal Survé

When President Nelson Mandela was a prisoner on Robben Island Iqbal was his doctor and he worked with the African National Congress throughout the 1970s and 1980s...


Winning them over one by one

Team Zuma is working in large regions in hostile provinces such as Nelson Mandela Bay in the Eastern Cape Sekhukhunelkand in Limpopo and the West Rand in Gauteng...


The Putin option

Frelimo’s conscience is Graça Machel widow of Samora Machel Mozambique’s Founding President and wife of South African former President Nelson Mandela...


The leadership race opens up

The party faithful remember that Ramaphosa was former President Nelson Mandela’s original choice as successor in 1999 but he was outmanoeuvred by Thabo Mbeki...


Desmond Tutu

Tutu is the current Chairman of The Elders a conclave of global luminaries founded by Nelson Mandela in 2007...


Malema and Zuma mass their armies

Njenje is close to Malema and aligned with the ANC’s ‘African nationalist’ bloc which includes Tony Yengeni former party Chief Whip Billy Masetlha former NIA boss and Madikizela-Mandela ex-wife of President Nelson Mandela...


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