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Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela: 10 memorable moments

July 19, 2013 |

A chief’s son. Pioneer. Revolutionary. Prisoner. Statesman. Elder. 

Few modern-day world leaders are revered as much as Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. Then again, few can lay claim to a life like Mandela’s. His father had a premonition when he granted his … Read More

Nelson Mandela marks 1 month in the hospital for lung infection

July 7, 2013 |



Nelson Mandela has now spent a month in the hospital.

South Africa’s anti-apartheid hero was admitted June 8 for a recurring lung infection. A month later the former president has seen an outpouring of love and support … Read More

First look: Idris Elba’s ‘Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom’ poster

June 7, 2013 |

Idris Elba is poised to make a big splash at the movies this year.

Not only is the sexy British actor headlining Guillermo del Toro‘s latest sci-fi epic Pacific Rim, he will be also playing Nelson Mandela in the Oscar-baity … Read More

Mandela making ‘steady progress,’ officials say

March 29, 2013 |

Source CNN


Former South African President Nelson Mandela is in “good spirits and enjoyed a full breakfast” Friday morning, the presidential office said in a statement.

Mandela was readmitted to a hospital this week for a recurring lung infection. … Read More

Remembering Miriam Makeba

March 4, 2013 |

Miriam Makeba: defining voice of world music celebrated in Google doodle South African-born civil rights campaigner and singer performed at John F Kennedy’s birthday party in 1962

The birthday of Miriam Makeba, the late singer and civil rights campaigner, has … Read More