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S. Africa president Zuma allays fears after health scare, but signs are he is …
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Its revered statesman Nelson Mandela, who served only one term, orchestrated a drip-drip hand over of power to his deputy Thabo Mbeki, and by the fourth year of his five-year term, the latter was de facto president. By 1998 Mandela with a year to go on …

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Triumphs and trials of 2014
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Durban – The year is almost over. The world watched, literally, as a famous South African athlete received a light sentence for the killing of his girlfriend, and British bisexual millionaire got off scot-free after allegedly orchestrating the murder …

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Secret Talks Led To Cuba Deal
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Their encounter at a memorial service in Johannesburg for South African leader Nelson Mandela happened as Obama strode through the dignitaries' area. While the event created media buzz, it was dismissed at the time by Obama's deputy national security …

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Nelson Mandela Remembered
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Irish Republicans gather at the Nelson Mandela mural in West Belfast to lay wreath’s and remember their friend and comrade Madiba, a great friend to Irish Re…

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Mandela swindled me – Winnie
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Winnie Madekizela-Mandela has launched a blistering attack on her former husband, the late Nelson Mandela who she accused of cheating her out of retaining a 250 acre ancestral land in Qunu. {The Mail on Sunday} quoted the 78-year old Mrs Mandela as …

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Iran says new US-Cuba thaw proves sanctions don't work
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US President Barack Obama shakes hands with his Cuban counterpart Raul Castro at Nelson Mandela's memorial in December 2013. (Getty). AFP. Iran has seized on Washington's historic rapprochement with Cuba after five decades of Cold War standoff as …

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10 Surprising Facts That You Probably Didn't Know About …
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But even the most public of personalities have little-known facts buried in their biographies. Here are 10 surprising facts you probably didn't know about Nelson Mandela: 1. He lived up to his name: Mandela's birth name was …

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Austerity Galore, As Okonjo-Iweala Presents 2015 Budget Proposal
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Today, one year after his death, Dr. Nelson Mandela is being celebrated worldwide because of the virtues he espoused and lived for which include abhorrence of fraud, avarice and dishonesty in any form. Whereas, his contemporaries were consumed by the …

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