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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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Fugitive flees as courts sidelined

In 2001, the London daily Guardian printed a photograph of Hoile, as Vice-President of Britain's Federation of Conservative Students, sporting a sticker bearing the legend, 'Hang Nelson Mandela'...


Uneasy lies Zuma’s head

They fear that President Jacob Zuma's poor image and diminishing urban electoral appeal could cost the ANC the key major metropolitan cities of Johannesburg, Pretoria (Tshwane) and Port Elizabeth (Nelson Mandela Bay)...

Fort Hare is an ANC stronghold where former presidents Nelson Mandela and Oliver Tambo studied...

The Democratic Alliance Youth group already leads at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (once Port Elizabeth University), another ANC former stronghold in the Eastern Cape...


New faces, old issues

He still has some influential opponents in Frelimo, though, including Graça Machel, widow of Founding President Samora Machel and later, of South African President Nelson Mandela...


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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