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Nelson Mandela family feud goes to court

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, who was married to Nelson Mandela for 38 years, was left out of the former icon's will. Photo©ReutersLate South African President Nelson Mandela's former wife has gone to court to fight for the control of his rural homestead.

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South Africans pay hommage to Nelson Mandela

Photo©ReutersSouth Africans across the country are today paying homage to one of Africa's most revered statesman, Nobel Peace laureate, Nelson Mandela who died a year ago.

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South Africa and World remember Nelson Mandela

Photo©ReutersSouth Africans and millions of people across the world were on Friday dedicating 67 minutes to the life of the country's first democratically elected president, Nelson Mandela.

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South Africa: Nelson Mandela gets a new statue

The new statue in honour of South Africa's first black president, the late Nelson Mandela was unveiled on Monday 28 April, 2014 at the country's parliament. Photo©Crystal OdersonA new statue of South Africa's first black president, the late Nelson Mandela, was unveiled at the country's parliament on Monday, as legislators paid tribute to the world icon.

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Four living US presidents to attend Mandela funeral

Thousands of people from across them globe continued to arrive in South Africa and congregated at various places, as the world continues to mourn that country's first black president, Nelson Mandela, who died last Thursday. Photo©ReutersThousands of people from across them globe continued to arrive in South Africa and congregated at various places, as the world continues to mourn that country's first black president, Nelson Mandela, who died last Thursday.

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Mandela: For a more just society

On the July 18th birthday of Nelson Mandela this year a constant throng of people of all age groups, social classes and skin colors jammed the quite street in front of Mandela's mansion in the ultra-ritzy Houghton Estates suburb of Johannesburg.

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Nelson Mandela: The good trouble maker

I was driving when a news bulletin announced that Nelson Mandela had been released. I nearly had a conniption!

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Nelson Mandela, father courage

It took a fellow South African, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, to draw the clearest lessons from Nelson Mandela's life: tremendous courage and moral authority.

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Mandela, the spine in our moral fibre

When it was suggested that I write a tribute to Madiba for my column on The Africa Report, my reaction was 'who am I to write a tribute to an icon as great as Nelson Mandela?'

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Mandela's African legacy

1997, Zaire: Mandela mediated between warring leaders Mobutu Sese Seko (L) and Laurent-Désiré Kabila (R). Photo©Patrick Robert/Sygma/CorbisAs president, Nelson Mandela pushed for democracy within the African National Congress and wider society as well as leading the drive for national reconciliation in South Africa, but his attempts at a more ethical foreign policy were sorely tested in his interventions in Nigeria and Zaire.

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Ahmed Kathrada on his close friendship with Mandela, Madiba

Known as ‘Kathy’, Ahmed Kathrada and Nelson Mandela stayed firm friends through the struggle and beyond. Photo©AP/SIPAAs the world mourns global icon, Nelson Mandela's death, tributes pouring are telling the story of a remarkable man. But what was it like to spend time on Robben Island, sharing a life long friendship with Mandela? Ahmed Kathrada spoke to The Africa Report's Crystal Orderson about meeting Mandela, his time on Robben Island, his friendship with Mandela and his legacy to the world.

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Ahmed Kathrada interview: Mandela was stronger than all of us

Nelson Mandela and Ahmed Kathrada stayed firm friends through the struggle and beyond. Pictured here with Mandela's daughter, Zindzi. Photo©AP/SIPAAn activist in the South African Communist Party, Ahmed Kathrada was imprisoned with Nelson Mandela on Robben Island in 1964. He spoke to The Africa Report in April 2013 about his friend and fellow freedom fighter.

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Nelson Mandela, Madiba mourned in Cape Town

Lungi Morrison, daughter of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, mourns Mandela. Photo©ReutersThousands of people Friday started gathering at the iconic Grand Parade in Central Cape Town to pay tribute to the country's icon, Nelson Mandela.

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Nelson Mandela dies at 95

Mandela raises his hands to quiet the crowd during a prolonged standing ovation at a specially convened Harvard University ceremonies honoring him in September 1998. Photo©ReutersNelson Mandela, the first president of a free South Africa and one of the greatest icons of the last century, has died at the age of 95.

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Nelson Mandela suffering from lung infection

Nelson Mandela/Photo©ReutersThe South African government has revealed more details on former president Nelson Mandela's condition revealing that the revered liberation icon was suffering from a "lung infection".

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Get well wishes pour in for Mandela

Nelson Mandela/Photo©ReutersGet well messages from people from all over South Africa and the world have been pouring in for the global icon and statesman, Nelson Mandela.

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