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  1. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Ruling ANC party gets ‘overwhelming mandate’ from South African voters

    Posted May 09th 2014, 01:28pm by Agence France-Presse in Johannesburg

    ... for the first time. “People died for this right. They must not waste it,” said Nobel peace laureate Desmond Tutu, a liberation struggle veteran who openly said he would not vote for the ANC this time. ...

  2. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    US$16m in rhino horns stolen from South African agency’s safe

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 11:08pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Johannesburg US$16m in rhino horns stolen from agency safe About 40 rhinoceros horns worth millions of dollars have been stolen from the safe of a state tourism organisation in South Africa. The horns- prized in some forms of traditional Asian medicine- were taken from the Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency at the weekend, the Lowvelder newspaper reported ...

  3. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Tutu home burgled during visit to Mandela memorial

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 10:05pm by AFP

    ... accompanied by violence. Those who can afford it live behind high walls, electrified fences and with panic buttons that rapidly summon heavily armed private security guards. Tutu, a Nobel Peace Prize ...

  4. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

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

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

    ... of violence against the apartheid regime, at the time of his death he was an almost unimpeachable moral icon. The Nobel Peace Prize winner spent 27 years behind bars before being freed in 1990 to lead ... was entrusted with the task of persuading the new president F.W. de Klerk to call time on the era of racist white minority rule. Mandela and de Klerk were jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993 ...

  5. News - China - SOUTH AFRICA

    South Africa’s China ambassador ‘compares Mandela to Mao’

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 02:41pm by AFP, Reuters

    ... during the 1960s and 70s which remains a sensitive topic in the country. Mandela won the Nobel Peace Prize and is widely hailed as an emblem of reconciliation for his role in South Africa’s ... were established. Meanwhile, an influential Chinese paper lashed out on Wednesday at comparisons between Nelson Mandela and China’s jailed Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, saying Liu ...

  6. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Mandela ambulance to hospital broke down

    Posted Jun 22nd 2013, 05:21pm by Agence France-Presse in Johannesburg

    ... described his condition as serious, but say he is improving. Thabo Mbeki, who succeeded Mandela as president in 1999 for two terms, said Thursday that the Nobel Peace Prize laureate is not going ...

  7. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Mandela ‘steadily improving’ on 95th birthday

    Posted Jul 18th 2013, 03:13pm by Associated Press in Johannesburg

    ... health was improving. The United Nations has declared the day Nelson Mandela International Day as a way of recognising the Nobel Peace Prize winner’s contribution to reconciliation. Mandela, also ...

  8. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Family feud over where to bury Nelson Mandela grows

    Posted Jul 02nd 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... elections in 1994. He previously spent 27 years in jail for opposing white-minority rule and won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993. Additional reporting by Associated Press Feud over Mandela burial site ...

  9. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Nelson Mandela in 'serious' condition, say hospital doctors

    Posted Jun 08th 2013, 02:08pm by Reuters

    ... said he was optimistic about the health of the Nobel Peace Prize laureate. "What I am told by doctors is that he is breathing on his own and … that is a positive sign," he said. ...

  10. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Long walk's final destination as Nelson Mandela is laid to rest

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 04:44am by AGENCIES

    ... fallen." The Nobel peace laureate was laid to rest at his ancestral home in Qunu after a send-off combining military pomp with the traditional rites of his Xhosa abaThembu clan. Before the burial, ...




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