South Africa: Nelson Mandela Dies 'Peacefully' at Home

In a live broadcast to the nation, President Jacob Zuma announced that South Africa has "lost its greatest son". More: Nelson Mandela: His Life and Times
  • South Africa:   Desmond Tutu Pays Tribute to Nelson Mandela

    allAfrica, 5 December 2013

    Nelson Mandela is mourned by South Africans, Africans and the international community today as the leader of our generation who stood head and shoulders above his contemporaries… Read more »

  • South Africa:   Biography of Nelson Mandela, 6 December 2013

    Rolihlahla Mandela was born in Mvezo, a village near Mthatha in the Transkei, on July 18, 1918, to Nonqaphi Nosekeni and Henry Mgadla Mandela. His father was the principal… Read more »

  • South Africa:   Mandela Hometown Burial Set for December 15

    VOA, 6 December 2013

    South Africa says Nelson Mandela will be buried Sunday, December 15, in his hometown of Qunu, following a state funeral. Read more »

  • South Africa:   Mandela Funeral in Qunu

    SAPA, 6 December 2013

    Former president Nelson Mandela will be laid to rest at Qunu in the Eastern Cape on December 15, President Jacob Zuma said on Friday. Read more »

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  • South Africa:   Nelson Mandela Opus Set to Amaze

    SA Info, 4 December 2013

    Former South African president Nelson Mandela is to be honoured with an official Opus, the definitive publication chronicling the life and times of the anti-apartheid icon, it was… Read more »

  • South Africa:   Mandela Still Unable to Speak

    Leadership, 18 November 2013

    Former South African president, Nelson Mandela, is still unable to speak but uses facial expressions to communicate, his ex-wife told a local newspaper. Read more »

  • South Africa:   Mandela Unable to Speak, Says Winnie

    SAPA, 17 November 2013

    Former president Nelson Mandela remains "quite ill" as he convalesces at his home in Houghton, his ex-wife Winnie Madikizela-Mandela told the Sunday Independent. Read more »


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