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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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Malema and Zuma mass their armies

Njenje is close to Malema and aligned with the ANC’s ‘African nationalist’ bloc, which includes Tony Yengeni, former party Chief Whip, Billy Masetlha, former NIA boss, and Madikizela-Mandela, ex-wife of President Nelson Mandela...


Taking a stake in economic development

The Whatana Group of Graça Machel, widow of Founding President Samora Machel and the wife of South African former President Nelson Mandela, also has 5% of Vodacom, valued in 2008 at about $10 mn...


Foreign policy flip-flops

Under former President Nelson Mandela and Mbeki, South Africa had a frosty relationship with Angola, which Zuma has rapidly warmed up...


Malema and Zuma for breakfast

The Anton Lembede ‘Founders’ Package will set you back R50,000 per person, with the Oliver Tambo ‘Homecoming’ Package admitting two for R80,000, while the Nelson Mandela ‘Volunteers’ Package gets you three tickets for R120,000, and the de luxe Walter Sisulu ‘Recruiters’ Package welcomes a delegation of five for R180,000 (US$26,700)...


Local elections threaten the ANC's national grip

On the eve of his visit, Cosatu General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi told a conference of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) that the ANC might lose the Nelson Mandela Bay region of the Eastern Cape, which includes its biggest city, Port Elizabeth...

Vavi said the party was ‘infested with corruption and greed’ and that Nelson Mandela Bay could end up under Democratic Alliance (DA) leadership...

Unless members voted for the ANC, he said, ex-President Nelson Mandela could get sicker...


Who’s who in Zumaland

He and Mandla Mandela, grandson of former President Nelson Mandela, are doing business together...

• Mandla Mandela: The controversial grandson of Nelson Mandela is close to Jacob Zuma and on the campaign trail in 2009, he controversially wheeled out his aged grandfather to show support for Zuma...


Making history

As next year’s centenary of the African National Congress approaches, a row is raging over how to portray Presidents Nelson Mandela, Thabo Mbeki and Jacob Zuma in the ANC’s official history...


Getting ready to vote

To back its pretensions to African leadership, South Africa needed all the moral authority inherited from Nelson Mandela...


Aurora’s gold mine collapses

The deal has dragged on and poor decisions by Aurora Empowerment – run by President Jacob Zuma’s nephew Khulubuse Zuma, the President’s lawyer Michael Hully and Nelson Mandela’s grandson Zondwa Mandela – may have eroded Shandong Gold Mining’s interest...


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