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Oprah honours Mandela ahead of global charity concert

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US television celebrity Oprah Winfrey on Thursday paid emotional tribute to Nelson Mandela as she prepared to host a star-studded concert in Johannesburg to cap celebrations marking 100 years since his birth.
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Key dates in the life of Nelson Mandela

Key dates in the life of Nelson Mandela

On the 100th anniversary of his birth, here are key dates in the life of the late anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s first black president. – July 18, 1918: He was born into the Thembu royal family in the rural Transkei. – 1943: Joins the African National Congress (ANC), co-founding its Youth League the […] …

Beyonce leads S.Africa anti-poverty festival for Mandela

Beyonce leads S.Africa anti-poverty festival for Mandela

Beyonce and Jay-Z will lead an A-list lineup to mark 100 years since Nelson Mandela’s birth in a Johannesburg festival by the Global Citizen movement to eradicate poverty. The December 2 event, which will be internationally broadcast, will celebrate the late anti-apartheid icon and draw a number of leaders in an attempt to throw a […] …

Anger over charity auction of night in Mandela’s cell

Anger over charity auction of night in Mandela’s cell

A charity that planned to auction a night in Nelson Mandela’s prison cell was locked in a bitter dispute on Thursday with the museum that maintains the historic site. The annual CEO Sleepout initiative, which raises money for various charities, said on Wednesday that the highest bidder would spend a night in Mandela’s cell on […] …

Buhari mourns Winnie Mandela

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has described the passing away of the South-African anti-apartheid icon, and ex-wife of Nelson Mandela, Mrs Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, as a huge loss of a courageous woman to Africa. A statement issued by […]
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