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Former South African President Nelson Mandela has passed away
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Continuous live coverage following the death of former president Nelson Mandela
President Jacob Zuma says former president Nelson Mandela will be laid to rest on the 15th of December in Qunu, Eastern Cape.
Friday 6 December 2013 16:50
Friday 6 December 2013 14:50
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has paid a moving tribute to the former President Nelson Mandela.
Friday 6 December 2013 05:16
The news of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela’s death has captivated the attention of the media around the world.
Friday 6 December 2013 14:00
Former President Thabo Mbeki, who served under Nelson Mandela during his term as president, has asked South Africans to continue the good work that Madiba started.
Friday 6 December 2013 14:05
Gill Marcus says the late Nelson Mandela should be remembered for rescuing the local economy that was on the verge of collapse in 1994.
Friday 6 December 2013 08:00
Hashtag R.I.P Mandela is the top trending topic on twitter following the death of former President Nelson Mandela on Thursday night.
Friday 6 December 2013 08:20
Local artists, mainly from Kalawa records, have dedicated their performances in Port Elizabeth to former president Nelson Mandela.
Friday 6 December 2013 08:55
World soccer body FIFA ordered flags to be flown at half-mast and a minute's silence to be held before the next round of international matches after the death of Nelson Mandela on Thursday.
Friday 6 December 2013 16:47
US president Barack Obama has paid a glowing tribute to the late SA president Nelson Mandela, who died on Thursday night.
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