Qunu

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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 16th, 2013
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QUNU, South Africa — After the sermon was read, the 21-gun salute thudded and the “Last Post” played, Nelson Mandela was laid to rest Sunday in the rolling green hills of the Eastern Cape where he was born, leaving South Africans with a gaping sense that they will never see a leader as gr...
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Dec 16th, 2013
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Africa’s Wise Lion and Ethiopia’s Restless Cheetahs—Never give up and keep on trying to build your Beloved Ethiopian Community! December 15, 2013. It is the saddest day of the year for me. Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was finally interred with state honors in Qunu, a small rural village in South Africa&...
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Jul 9th, 2013
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As Nelson Mandela lays on his death bed his legacy as the godfather of neo-Apartheid South Africa has been firmly established. Today in South Africa life for many if not most is nearly as precarious and undignified as when Mandela was first inaugurated as President some 20 years ago. So the best way ...
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Jun 26th, 2013
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The former South African president’s condition has worsened over the last couple of days. Well-wishers and supporters continued Wednesday to gather outside of the Pretoria hospital where the former South African president has been receiving treatment for nearly three weeks. On Sunday, President...
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Mar 28th, 2013
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Johannesburg – South Africa’s former president Nelson Mandela is “responding positively” to treatment for a recurring lung infection after being admitted to hospital, the government said on Thursday. “He remains under treatment and observation in hospital,” it added in a statement, without givi...
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Dec 23rd, 2012
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Durban – Former president Nelson Mandela, who is recovering in a Pretoria hospital after undergoing a surgical procedure to remove gallstones and receiving treatment for a chronic lung infection, will probably spend Christmas in a hospital bed. The 94-year-old statesman’s ailing health has seen...
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Aug 7th, 2012
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in the administrative capital of South Africa to attend a meeting with senior government officials and business leaders. Clinton meets Tuesday with Foreign Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane during the second annual U.S.-South Africa Strategic Dialogue in Preto...
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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...
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Jul 19th, 2012
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Dar es Salaam. The South African high commission in association with the United Nations (UN) yesterday offered community service at Tandale Primary School to commemorate the Nelson Mandela International Day. The purpose was to create awareness among Tanzanians and the world on the role that Mandela p...