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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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David Coetzee

After Nelson Mandela’s release on 11 February 1990 Coetzee made lengthy forays back to South Africa then took a further degree at London’s School of Oriental and African Studies before moving to Washington DC with his Nigerian wife the journalist and broadcaster Akwe Amosu and their son Corin...


A golden child in Zuma's family

Aurora Empowerment Systems - which Zuma chairs and which has Nelson Mandela's grandson Zondwa Mandela as a director - acquired two mines in Orkey and Grootvlei from the liquidated Pamodzi Gold in April beating out a rival offer from the China-Africa Development Fund...


Kofi Annan

He is Chairman of the Mo Ibrahim Prize Committee for African leadership and is also a member of Nelson Mandela’s Global Elders...


The year ahead

The monument’s inauguration has also been delayed by refusals to attend from Barack Obama Nicolas Sarkozy Moammar el Gadaffi and Nelson Mandela...


Ready or not, here they come

Twenty years after Nelson Mandela walked free South Africa has another opportunity to make its – and indeed Africa’s – mark on the international stage in 2010 by hosting a successful tournament...


So far, so Zuma

' Mcebisi Ndletyana a political analyst at the Human Sciences Research Council says Zuma has effectively addressed the gap created by the 'cold and aloof' style of his presidential predecessor Thabo Mbeki and compares him tentatively to former President Nelson Mandela...

Cape Town and Nelson Mandela Bay Metro are preparing a similar service...


Zuma's surprise package

Strident interventionist comments from the party's hardliners have revealed a hurried casting aside of the cautious approach to governance practised under former Presidents Nelson Mandela and Thabo Mbeki...


Inevitable victory

Zuma benefits from the ANC’s bedrock support; the carefully choreographed appearance of former President Nelson Mandela at an ANC rally (although he did not speak) reinforced the message that Zuma is the embodiment and heir of the liberation struggle – and that those who have left the ANC such as Lekota and Shilowa have betrayed the cause...


The electors: a changing landscape

Born-frees: This is the generation that has grown up in the 19 years since Nelson Mandela walked out of gaol and the African National Congress was unbanned – and the 15 years since South Africa’s first post-apartheid elections...


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