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Mandela's grandson granted bail in trial over rape charge

A South African court has granted bail to one of Nelson Mandela’s grandsons who was charged with raping a 15-year-old girl. The 24-year-old is

A South African court has granted bail to one of Nelson Mandela’s grandsons who was charged with raping a 15-year-old girl. The 24-year-old is

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Mandela prize: the UN awards it for the first time

The first United Nations Nelson Mandela Prize will be given to Namibian ophthalmologist Dr. Helena Ndume and former Portuguese president Jorge

The first United Nations Nelson Mandela Prize will be given to Namibian ophthalmologist Dr. Helena Ndume and former Portuguese president Jorge

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South Africans remember Nelson Mandela one year after his death

A year after the death of former president Nelson Mandela, South Africans have been remembering the man who led their country out of apartheid. At an

A year after the death of former president Nelson Mandela, South Africans have been remembering the man who led their country out of apartheid. At an

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South Africa: Nelson Mandela gets a new statue

A new statue of South Africa’s first black president Nelson Mandela was unveiled at the country’s parliament on Monday, April 28, as legislators paid

A new statue of South Africa’s first black president Nelson Mandela was unveiled at the country’s parliament on Monday, April 28, as legislators paid

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Nelson Mandela leaves estate worth over 3 million euros

Nelson Mandela has left his more than 3 million euro estate to his family as well as South Africa’s ruling ANC, former staff and schools he

Nelson Mandela has left his more than 3 million euro estate to his family as well as South Africa’s ruling ANC, former staff and schools he

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Hidden rabbit in ear of Mandela statue causes controversy

A row has broken out in South Africa after a miniature bronze rabbit was found inside the ear of a large statue of Nelson Mandela. The statue’s

A row has broken out in South Africa after a miniature bronze rabbit was found inside the ear of a large statue of Nelson Mandela. The statue’s

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Mandela tops Google Zeitgeist 2013

World peace icon Nelson Mandela leads Google’s Zeitgeist as the top trending search term of 2013. Mandela, the former South African President

World peace icon Nelson Mandela leads Google’s Zeitgeist as the top trending search term of 2013. Mandela, the former South African President

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South Africa unveils unity statue to honour Nelson Mandela

A nine metre-high bronze statue of Nelson Mandela with his arms outstretched to symbolise unity and reconciliation was unveiled in Pretoria on

A nine metre-high bronze statue of Nelson Mandela with his arms outstretched to symbolise unity and reconciliation was unveiled in Pretoria on

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New Mandela statue in Pretoria styles revolutionary as saviour

Before the fall of apartheid December 16 was a Boer anniversary of a military victory over the Zulus. Now it is South Africa’s Reconciliation Day

Before the fall of apartheid December 16 was a Boer anniversary of a military victory over the Zulus. Now it is South Africa’s Reconciliation Day

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South Africa: bikers say farewell to Nelson Mandela

Hundreds of bikers gathered at the Mandela foundation in Johannesburg on Sunday to give Nelson Mandela a ‘roaring’ memorial as the anti-apartheid

Hundreds of bikers gathered at the Mandela foundation in Johannesburg on Sunday to give Nelson Mandela a ‘roaring’ memorial as the anti-apartheid

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Zulu warriors pay respects to Nelson Mandela

A group of Zulu warriors converged on the hillside next to the burial site of Nelson Mandela in Qunu on Sunday to pay their last respects to the

A group of Zulu warriors converged on the hillside next to the burial site of Nelson Mandela in Qunu on Sunday to pay their last respects to the

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South Africa lays to rest its 'greatest son'

Ten days of mourning for South Africa’s first black president ended on Sunday with the burial of Nelson Mandela at his ancestral home in Qunu. As

Ten days of mourning for South Africa’s first black president ended on Sunday with the burial of Nelson Mandela at his ancestral home in Qunu. As

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Mandela's funeral cortege arrives in Qunu

The body of Nelson Mandela arrived at his ancestral home in the rolling hills of South Africa’s Eastern Cape. Qunu residents lined up along the road

The body of Nelson Mandela arrived at his ancestral home in the rolling hills of South Africa’s Eastern Cape. Qunu residents lined up along the road

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Qunu residents pay their respects to Mandela

A group of Zulu warriors came together on a hillside near the burial site of Nelson Mandela in Qunu. They performed a traditional dance to pay

A group of Zulu warriors came together on a hillside near the burial site of Nelson Mandela in Qunu. They performed a traditional dance to pay

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Nelson Mandela laid to rest in Qunu

Qunu’s most famous son was home and the world was watching. On a hillside over looking the rural landscape of the Easter Cape Nelson Mandela was laid

Qunu’s most famous son was home and the world was watching. On a hillside over looking the rural landscape of the Easter Cape Nelson Mandela was laid

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Mandela's coffin arrives in his childhood village of Qunu

Nelson Mandela’s coffin has arrived in Qunu, the village where he spent his childhood, on South Africa’s Eastern Cape. Thousands of people lined

Nelson Mandela’s coffin has arrived in Qunu, the village where he spent his childhood, on South Africa’s Eastern Cape. Thousands of people lined

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Shadowy French figure in the Nelson Mandela story

The heritage and legacy of Nelson Mandela are the subject of great debate right now, and to discuss this euronews talked to Jean Yves Ollivier

The heritage and legacy of Nelson Mandela are the subject of great debate right now, and to discuss this euronews talked to Jean Yves Ollivier

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ANC bids farewell to Mandela

Members of the African National Congress have paid their final tributes to Nelson Mandela at a ceremony in a Pretoria airbase. The former South

Members of the African National Congress have paid their final tributes to Nelson Mandela at a ceremony in a Pretoria airbase. The former South

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Nelson Mandela leaves Union Buildings for the last time

Nelson Mandela’s body has been taken from the Union Buildings in Pretoria for the final time. The coffin will be driven to an air base for a

Nelson Mandela’s body has been taken from the Union Buildings in Pretoria for the final time. The coffin will be driven to an air base for a

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Final rush to see Nelson Mandela lying in state

Crowds of frustrated mourners in the South African capital Pretoria scuffled with police after they were unable to see former President Nelson

Crowds of frustrated mourners in the South African capital Pretoria scuffled with police after they were unable to see former President Nelson

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Mandela lies in state for final day in Pretoria

A huge statue of Nelson Mandela has been erected in front of the Union Buildings, the seat of South Africa’s government, in the capital

A huge statue of Nelson Mandela has been erected in front of the Union Buildings, the seat of South Africa’s government, in the capital

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Mandela memorial 'fake' sign language interpreter defends himself

A South African sign language interpreter accused of gesturing gibberish during the Nelson Mandela memorial on Tuesday has spoken out. Thamsanqa

A South African sign language interpreter accused of gesturing gibberish during the Nelson Mandela memorial on Tuesday has spoken out. Thamsanqa

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Thousands queue to say goodbye to Mandela

The body of Nelson Mandela will lie in state for a third day on Friday. It will then be flown to the Eastern Cape, and buried on Sunday at his

The body of Nelson Mandela will lie in state for a third day on Friday. It will then be flown to the Eastern Cape, and buried on Sunday at his