Graça Machel

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Feb 4th, 2014
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All of Nelson Mandela’s descendants were present in the room when his last will and testament was read on Monday morning in Johannesburg. In order that the world did not see their faces, the media contingent was kept temporarily locked in the auditorium as the family left the Nelson Mandela Centre of...
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Dec 11th, 2013
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Text of speech by President Barack Obama at the Occassion of A Memorial Service for Nelson Mandela in Soweto, South Africa, December 10, 2013 To Graça Machel and the Mandela family; to President Zuma and members of the government; to heads of states and government, past and present; distinguished gue...
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Mar 12th, 2013
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On Monday it was revealed that members of the community of Muden in KwaZulu-Natal are afraid to sleep in their homes at night following a horrific massacre in which six family members were shot dead by gunmen posing as police officers. Also on Monday, the extent of the injuries to Mozambican taxi dri...
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Aug 6th, 2012
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton visited with Nelson Mandela at his home on Monday to pay her respects to the aging South African icon. Clinton and a small group flew to the 94-year-old Mandela’s home village of Qunu, where they reminisced and had a small private lunch. Clinton an...
By benim
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Jun 23rd, 2011
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U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama urged young Africans on Wednesday to fight for women’s rights and battle the stigma of AIDS, using her husband’s “yes, we can” campaign slogan to motivate youth across the continent. Obama is on her second solo trip abroad as first lady to promot...
By benim
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Jun 21st, 2011
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First Lady Michelle Obama paid a visit to former South African President Nelson Mandela Tuesday, kicking off a trip to Africa laden with symbolism by meeting the continent’s most revered leader.   Obama, accompanied by her mother and two daughters, visited the 92-year-old anti-apartheid ic...
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Jan 28th, 2011
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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was in tears after visiting Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg on Thursday where former president Nelson Mandela was being treated. She wiped her eyes and blew her nose as she left the hospital around 1.30pm. Madikizela-Mandela was with Mandela’s eldest grandson, chief M...