As February, the month in which Nelson Mandela was released from prison, draws to a close, we remember the icon who was jailed for 27 years - and went on to lead South Africa to freedom from white rule. He became the country's first black president and won the Nobel Peace prize for his policy of reconcilation.
Nelson Mandela Freed This Day In 1990
SAnews.gov.za, 11 February 2019
On this day in 1990, Nelson Mandela left Victor Verster Prison in Cape Town a free man, after spending 27 years in prison. Read more »
As the month in which Nelson Mandela was released from prison draws to a close, we remember the icon who was jailed for 27 years - and went on to lead ... see more »
The excitement around Nelson Mandela's release from jail on February 11, 1990, was so great that after his first speech to South Africans, he was ... see more »
A bronze statue of South Africa’s first democratic president, Nelson Mandela, was unveiled at Cape Town City Hall, yesterday. The statue was erected in the exact spot where Mandela made his first speech after being released from prison on February 11, 1990.
A video screenshot from the day Nelson Mandela was released from prison in 1990. This is the first speech he gave at the Grand Parade in Cape Town on February 12.
Nelson Mandela's speech, made on the stairs of the Cape Town City Hall, 11 Febuary 1990, opposite the Grand Parade and a stone's throw from the ... see more »
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Mourners at Nelson Mandela's memorial service at the FNB Stadium in Soweto welcome the rain, which is considered a blessing according to African tradition. see more »
People and leaders from across the globe have paid tribute to Nelson Mandela, honouring the former president's death with words of respect for his life and achievements. More: ... Read more »
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