Samora Machel

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Feb 4th, 2014
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  Mandela offspring share millions – Sapa Nelson Mandela sent a message from the grave to his former wife of 38 years on Monday, leaving her completely out of his $4.1 million will, it was announced. Former president Nelson Mandela’s children and grandchildren from his first and second wife will...
By IndepthAfrica
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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...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jan 8th, 2013
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By Tim Kelsall Mozambique’s Samora Machel built a strong consensual party with a succession tradition. Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni has not. 2012 was a tough year for African leaders: one resigned, one was sacked, two were overthrown in coups, two were defeated in elections, and three died in office. Eve...
By benim
In Mozambique
Oct 17th, 2011
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Johannesburg – Mozambicans will this week commemorate the plane crash that killed their first president 25 years ago, unveiling a new monument to a visionary leader whose death shattered a nation’s dreams. Atop a hill on the border that joins Mozambique, Swaziland and South Africa 35 stee...