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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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Politics and Pistorius in the dock

The latest protests show dissatisfaction is not confined to Soweto, Johannesburg, where Zuma was booed at the memorial service for Nelson Mandela in December last year (AC Vol 54 No 25, When the clouds cried), or to the Eastern Cape where the ANC has steadily lost support since the recall of President Thabo Mbeki in 2008 (AC Vol 49 No 21, All politics is provincial)...


Which ANC will win?

That is, we hear, why Zuma's office cancelled his trip to London for the memorial service for President Nelson Mandela on 3 March...


The political costs of Nkandla

Just how important the cost of Jacob Zuma's Nkandla homestead has become for his presidency and the elections was clear from the way it dominated a private meeting at South Africa House in London on 1 March, just before the former President Nelson Mandela's memorial service...


Frelimo picks a candidate

Graça Machel, widow of Founding President Samora Machel and then of South African President Nelson Mandela, disappointed many by refusing to put herself forward but threw her weight behind the Chissano faction, making an impassioned speech that helped expand the candidate list...


The race opens up

She also has the backing of ex-President Joaquim Chissano and Graça Machel, widow of South Africa’s Nelson Mandela and of Founding President, Samora Machel...


Zuma talks up the state

Zuma welcomed old comrades and paid special tribute to Nelson Mandela, Oliver Tambo and other ANC leaders including the former Deputy President for six months, Baleka Mbete...


Zuma fights for his job

The ANC is still the political juggernaut of Africa, with the all the kudos that attaches to the party of the late Nelson Mandela and the vanquisher of apartheid...


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