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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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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...


A morality contest

Stormy weather for the ANC A storm has raged within the ANC and the Mandela family since Zuma paraded former President Nelson Mandela at an election rally in the Eastern Cape...

The Nelson Mandela Foundation criticised Zuma and his allies for undermining Mandela's health and security for political purposes; through the Foundation Mandela had a few months ago said that he would not get involved in party campaigning...


Ditching the Dalai Lama

In South Africa the Dalai Lama was to have attended a peace conference with a footballing theme at the invitation of three fellow Nobel Peace Prize laureates former Presidents Nelson Mandela and F...


On the verge of a nervous breakdown

Both sides will probably claim to be the heirs of Nelson Mandela whose Spokesman Jakes Gerwel said he has met Zuma Mbeki and Motlanthe but is not going to pronounce on the crisis...


A wounded presidency

Ex-President Nelson Mandela who rarely intervenes in politics said: ‘You are a quiet firm and principled leader one who puts reason above emotions and one who seeks to unite rather than divide...


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