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  1. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Pistorius told ‘snowball of lies’, prosecutor claims in closing arguments

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 10:07pm by Reuters

    ... a heated argument. The defence team says Pistorius was a vulnerable and caring boyfriend who killed Steenkamp after mistaking her for an intruder hiding behind the door. "The court should have ...

  2. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Pistorius in night club altercation days after his lawyers wrap up defence

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 07:13pm by Reuters

    ... March, the defence has sought to portray Pistorius as a vulnerable and caring boyfriend who killed 29-year-old Steenkamp accidentally. The prosecution has argued Pistorius is a gun-obsessed ...

  3. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Oscar Pistorius to start 30-day mental evaluation, murder trial postponed

    Posted May 20th 2014, 04:51pm by Associated Press in Pretoria

    ... and will be evaluated by a panel of four mental health experts. He can leave every day at 4pm or when allowed by hospital authorities. Masipa ruled that Pistorius’ period of observation will not be more than 30 ...

  4. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Nelson Mandela discharged from hospital in South Africa

    Posted Sep 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... and is at times unstable". He was taken to his suburban Johannesburg home in an ambulance escorted by police. Officials said he will receive the same intensive care at home. "If there are health ... from the military, academia, private sector and other public health spheres". There has been an outpouring of concern in South Africa and around the world for the transformative figure who ...

  5. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Nelson Mandela 'daughters' seek recognition, not money

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 02:11am by AP

    ... schools that he attended and the African National Congress. One woman seeking recognition as Mandela's daughter, Onica Mothoa, said she did not care about his inheritance but wanted ...

  6. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Scramble for control of Nelson Mandela's financial and moral legacy

    Posted Dec 15th 2013, 06:05am by Reuters

    ... of Memory, which is the main research and archive centre for Mandela, and which often spoke on his behalf as his health faded. Separately, the Nelson Mandela Children's Fund has rights to use ... Mandela's name to raise funds.  But  the Mandela Foundation picks its battles with care, only rarely suing firms that use his name or image. "The brand Nelson Mandela is not like the brand ...

  7. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Obama’s ‘hero’ Mandela hanging on

    Posted Jun 28th 2013, 09:20am by Agence France-Presse in Pretoria

    ... Zuma said in a statement without giving more details. “The medical team continues to do a sterling job. We must pray for Tata’s [father’s] health and wish him well.” Grandson Mandla Mandela said the Nobel Peace laureate’s fate “lies with God and our ancestors”. “Every improvement in my grandfather’s health is cause for celebration.” “He is a personal hero,” said US President ...

  8. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Mandela responding positively to treatment

    Posted Mar 29th 2013, 09:04am by Agence France-Presse in Johannesburg

    ... Nelson Mandela was responding positively to treatment on Thursday after being readmitted to hospital with a lung infection, the latest health scare for the revered anti-apartheid icon. ... the BBC, referring to South Africa’s first black president by his clan name. The 94-year-old was hospitalised just before midnight on Wednesday and is expected to spend a second night in care. “The ...

  9. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Nelson Mandela, 20th century colossus and beloved statesman, dies at 95

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 06:17am by AP

    ... hospital in September, but continued to receive intensive care at home. He had a long history of lung problems after contracting tuberculosis while in jail. After huddling around radios ...

  10. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Christo Brand, ex-prison guard to Nelson Mandela, describes their close relationship

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 05:06am by AP

    ... that years later, when Mandela was president, he took special care to single him out for recognition while he was a lowly civil servant. While South Africa's new constitution was being drafted, ...




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