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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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Ramaphosa begins world tour

In 1997 Ramaphosa, at then-President Nelson Mandela's request, became the co-chair of the Commonwealth Business Forum along with Lord Cairns, keeping this association until 2013...


A Saint Valentine's Day massacre, of sorts

Repeatedly invoking the memory of Nelson Mandela in his speech, citing his 'wisdom and humility, his abiding compassion and his essential integrity', Ramaphosa seemed to use the memory of Madiba as means to unify the ANC...


Zuma goes down fighting

At a rally in Cape Town on 11 February to commemorate the 28th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's release from jail, Ramaphosa said he wanted to end a period of 'difficulty, discord and disunity' and make 'a new beginning'...

Saturday 10 February: Ramaphosa and senior ANC officials attend church services and address meetings to celebrate the 106th anniversary of the ANC in the build-up to celebrations of the 100thanniversary of Nelson Mandela's birth...


Pushing Zuma to the exit

Pravin Gordhan, the former Finance Minister sacked by Zuma, would become Minister of Public Enterprises; Joel Netshitenzhe, former policy advisor to Nelson Mandela, Thabo Mbeki, and a Ramaphosa strategist, would be Minister in the Presidency, for monitoring and evaluation...


ANC dilemma deepens

HeavyweightsFuture South Africa has the backing of the foundations set up by the late President Nelson Mandela, his confidant Ahmed Mohamed 'Kathy' Kathrada, who died in March, and former ANC leader Oliver Tambo; Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu; and three former state presidents FW de Klerk, Thabo Mbeki and Kgalema Motlanthe...


Here come the data-miners

The data analytics company that is widely credited with having swung Donald Trump's shock win in last November's US presidential poll and the 'Leave' vote in the United Kingdom referendum on European Union membership through its digital targeting campaigns, Cambridge Analytica, carries on its website photographs of former and current clients including the late South African President, Nelson Mandela, and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta (AC Blog, Cyberwar goes to the polls)...


The numbers game next year

Nzimande's attack followed a speech by ANC Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, who chose the third anniversary of President Nelson Mandela's death on 5 December to condemn 'arrogant and corrupt' leaders who 'put their own interests above the interests of the people'...


Zuma largesse under fire

They intend to confront the current ANC leadership backed by the Nelson Mandela Foundation, the Thabo Mbeki Foundation, the Oliver Tambo Foundation and the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation...


Ramaphosa ready for launch

The Eastern Cape is another key province but with its branches imploding amid the fall-out over the loss of the Nelson Mandela Bay metropolitan municipality in the local elections, nothing is certain...


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