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By editor On Thursday, December 5th, 2013
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MANDELA MOVIE “LONG WALK TO FREEDOM” GETS SOUTH AFRICA PREMIERE

British actor Idris Elba plays Nelson Mandela in the long-awaited movie adaptation of the anti-apartheid icon’s autobiography. It was decades in the making but the long-awaited film based on Nelson More...

By editor On Wednesday, September 4th, 2013
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Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

President of South Africa. He was the first black South African to hold the office, and the first elected in a fully representative, multiracial election.   A Xhosa born to the Thembu royal family, Mandela More...

By editor On Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013
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NELSON MANDELA GOES HOME FROM HOSPITAL

After one term as president, Mandela stepped down. Thabo Mvuyelwa Mbeki, at right, was sworn in as his replacement in June 1999. Nelson Mandela has been discharged from the Pretoria hospital where he More...

By editor On Wednesday, June 26th, 2013
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NELSON MANDELA NOW ON LIFE SUPPORT, SAYS OFFICIALS

South Africans lit candles outside the hospital where anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela lay Wednesday night as an official who had been briefed in detail on his condition reported the former president was on life More...

By editor On Thursday, June 13th, 2013
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NELSON MANDELA’S ILLNESS: DEFENDING HIS DIGNITY

If you want to know about the health of South Africa’s first black President Nelson Mandela there is really only one person to call – and it is not some junior spokesman in the presidential bureaucracy. Instead, More...