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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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When the clouds cried

It was a day of the sharpest political contrasts when South Africans and the wider world celebrated the life of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela on 10 December at the FNB stadium in Soweto...

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The time of Mandela

Nelson Mandela's face appeared magisterially on a tableau draped over the front of the Elysée Palace as African leaders and European bureaucrats walked across the courtyard for the opening day of a summit in the French capital on the morning of 6 December...


More boots on the ground

He landed in the CAR capital, Bangui, en route from the Nelson Mandela memorial service in South Africa on 10 December, to address his troops and meet CAR’s military leader, Michel Djotodia...


Obrigado Graça

Her husband, Nelson Mandela, has just died and the governing Frente de Libertação de Moçambique is struggling for legitimacy in the wake of a major upset in the recent local polls...


Political mould starts to break

His KwaZulu-Natal provincial section of the ANC is now the largest and most powerful, eclipsing the Xhosa heartland of the Eastern Cape which produced leading lights Walter Sisulu, Oliver Tambo and Nelson Mandela...


Frelimo's gold rush

Chipande and the presidency Chipande’s status as an undisputed hero of the party makes him an attractive presidential prospect for anti-Guebuza elements such Graça Machel, widow of Founding President Samora Machel, wife of South African former President Nelson Mandela and a successful businesswoman in her own right...


Ramaphosa’s price

Meanwhile, Ramaphosa will be ‘head of government business’ in Zuma’s cabinet, a job that former President Thabo Mbeki used as a launching pad during Nelson Mandela’s presidency...


Iqbal Survé

When President Nelson Mandela was a prisoner on Robben Island, Iqbal was his doctor and he worked with the African National Congress throughout the 1970s and 1980s...


Winning them over one by one

Team Zuma is working in large regions in hostile provinces, such as Nelson Mandela Bay in the Eastern Cape, Sekhukhunelkand in Limpopo and the West Rand in Gauteng...


The Putin option

Frelimo’s conscience is Graça Machel, widow of Samora Machel, Mozambique’s Founding President, and wife of South African former President, Nelson Mandela...


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