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  1. Vicky's Six Brilliant things To Do This Week ...Read the original story

    15 min ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

    ILLEGAL in its writing and astonishing in its impact, a revival of South African political drama The Island premieres at Lancaster's The Dukes' Round Theatre from tonight to May 6 . This powerful drama of defiance and determination is set on Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was incarcerated for 27 years, and is based on the true story of two inmates performing Antigone, the great classical play of political protest.

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  2. Cabinet fosters inefficient government work, say analystsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    ... way government has conducted its work. The number of ministries has increased from 27, when late president Nelson Mandela appointed the first democratic cabinet in 1994, to 35 in President Jacob Zuma's current administration. A Wits professor says ...

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  3. .com | EXCLUSIVE: The 'truth' behind an apartheid-era printing press and counterfeit moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | News24

    ... his colleague, Major-General Andre Lincoln, is playing out in the Western Cape High Court. Former president Nelson Mandela appointed Lincoln in 1996 to head an elite investigative unit. It was run separately from the police and focused on probing ...

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  4. 'SA must be responsible with freedom'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    South Africans needed to work to preserve the country's "hard earned freedom", Brand South Africa said on the eve of the 23rd anniversary of the birth of a democratic South Africa. In a statement, Brand SA said April 27 was the day which marked the end of apartheid, "a day, a new democratic government led by Nelson Mandela and a new constitution was born".

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  5. Brexit negotiator may be invited to address OireachtasRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | RTE.ie

    ... addresses to the Oireachtas included major speeches by former US president John F Kennedy in 1963 and Nelson Mandela in 1990, seven months after his release from prison in South Africa. In December 1995 the then US president addressed the Oireachtas ...

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  6. Five myths about the Palestinian hunger strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... with the leadership of Barghouti who - despite serving multiple life sentences - is often compared to Nelson Mandela and enjoys popular support in Palestinian polls . Many misconceptions about the hunger strike remain. My research with both ...

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  7. Fine-tuning laws to spur SA to progressRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    As then-president Nelson Mandela said one year later, in his 1995 Freedom Day speech: "If any one day marked the crossing of the divide from a past of conflict and division to the possibility of unity and peace; from inequality to equality; from a history of oppression to a future of freedom, it is April 27, 1994." Nelson Mandela casting his vote at Ohlange High School in Inanda, north of Durban, on April 27, 1994 in South Africa's first all-race elections.

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  8. MoralityRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Jewish Press

    ... renowned authors and artists have made the pilgrimage to Mr Barghouti cell and lavished praise on him as the Nelson Mandela of the "Palestinian " people. Hey, its the place for great minds to meet these days. So, this is the answer to the question. ...

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  9. This day in historyRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Boston.com

    ... first all-race elections, resulting in victory for the African National Congress and the inauguration of Nelson Mandela as president. In 2000, Vermont Governor Howard Dean signed the nation's first bill allowing same-sex couples to form civil ...

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  10. .com | Attempted murder probes detailed in ex-Mandela cop's trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News24

    A former high-ranking policeman has testified about how a top cop chosen by former president Nelson Mandela to head an elite investigative unit was probed for attempted murder. Leonard Knipe, who was in the police service between 1965 and 2002 when he retired under the rank of major-general, testified in the Western Cape High Court on Tuesday.

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  11. South Africa's President Reinvigorates Questions About Land OwnershipRead the original story

    Yesterday | US News & World Report

    ... the last hundred years. "Our archives are a two-edged sword," says Verne Harris, archivist for the papers of Nelson Mandela and a former deputy director of South Africa's National Archives. "They're full of the voices of those in power, full of ...

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  12. .com | Court rejects absolution bid in ex-Mandela cop caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News24

    An application for absolution has been refused in the mammoth trial focusing on the policeman former president Nelson Mandela hand-picked to head an elite investigative unit. Major-General Andre Lincoln is claiming R15m in damages from the minister of safety and security for alleged malicious prosecution.

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  13. Life of style on the high seasRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Evening Times

    ... the signatures of the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh , Gracie Fields, Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton and Nelson Mandela amongst others. On show too are fabulous outfits reminiscent of those worn onboard, courtesy of The Museum of Ayrshire Country ...

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  14. Walsall FC fan recruits hundreds of stars from sport and showbusiness ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Mirror.co.uk

    ... I gave her Walsall FC memorabilia, including a mug and her very own scarf, and she then introduced me to Nelson Mandela who was president at the time. "I was completely taken aback, he kindly posed for a photo and that gave me the idea to not only ...

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  15. .com | Court arguments on whether ex-Mandela cop was framedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | News24

    Arguments in the mammoth trial focusing on the policeman previously hand-picked by former president Nelson Mandela to head an elite investigative unit heated up in the Western Cape High Court on Monday. While Advocate Johann Nortje, who is representing Major-General Andre Lincoln, insisted police officers previously acted maliciously to have his client prosecuted, Advocate Craig Webster, for the police minister, argued this was not the case.

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  16. An unforgettable ultra luxury cruiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | MySanAntonio.com

    ... Qatar and Jamaica hotels. Along the way he's prepared dinners for an impressive number of VIPs. Among them: Nelson Mandela , the first President Bush, former Madeline Albright as Secretary of State and then-Vice President Dick Cheney . Albright was ...

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  17. Ramaphosa Takes Off the Gloves in Fight to Lead South AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Bloomberg

    ... and draft South Africa's first democratic constitution. He lost out to Thabo Mbeki in the contest to succeed Nelson Mandela as president in 1999 and went into business, securing control of the McDonald's franchise in South Africa and amassing a ...

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  18. .com | Ayanda Mabulu and his 'painbrush'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | News24

    ... for the first citizen has seen another subject added to the mix in his latest offering: former president, Nelson Mandela. In the painting, Mabulu depicts Zuma and Mandela in an obscene fashion, leaving little to the imagination. Mabulu's gripe may ...

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  19. A squalid end is in sight for the African National CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Bangor Daily News

    ... it was a great and noble institution in its prime, and it would be a pity if its ending was merely squalid. Nelson Mandela, the first African National Congress President of South Africa, was a secular saint admired worldwide. Mandela's successor, ...

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  20. Water Rescue On The Arkansas River; Boat CapsizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 23 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... of China's threatening. The independence of South Africa is bullied, it sullied the nation and the people of Nelson Mandela. Not only the South Africa, but Australia, US, Europe are also the victims of China. When the countries had trade ties with ...

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