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Mandela's final hours: 'Somberness' prevailed
Bantu Holomisa told the Associated Press that he had been called to Mandela's home on Thursday by the family so he could visit the anti-apartheid icon before he died.
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Stephen McNeil joins PM for Nelson Mandela memorial
A national memorial service for the man who, as the country's first democratically-elected president, forged a new multiracial, democratic South Africa will be held at a Johannesburg stadium on Tuesday.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Sunday, December 8, 2013 about 2 hours
South Africans flocked to houses of worship Sunday for a national day of prayer and reflection to honor Nelson Mandela, starting planned events that will culminate in what is expected to be one of the biggest funerals in modern times.
Jews Pay Emotional Tribute to Nelson Mandela, 'Joseph' of South Africa
Jewish South Africa paid an emotional tribute Sunday to Nelson Mandela - a man they dubbed the rainbow nation's Joseph for overcoming apartheid to build a future based on reconciliation.
South Wales Argus
the Newsdesk: The best tribute to Nelson Mandela is to question vested interests
And none more interesting to me than this: "A critical, independent and investigative Press is the lifeblood of any democracy.
Churches and mosques fill up for Madiba
Their church was once a pillar of South African apartheid, but white, Afrikaans-speaking parishioners who attended services on Sunday had only prayers of gratitude for the man who condemned the system to history.
South Africans hold day of prayer for Mandela
For the first time since the war, Alvis Taylor returned to Pearl Harbor and recalled the surprise Japanese air attack that plunged America into World War II.
South Africans expected to line streets to view Mandela's body
Tens of thousands of South Africans are expected to line the streets of Pretoria in the coming days as Nelson Mandela's body is borne daily to the Union Buildings, the seat of national government, to lie in state.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
The ties that bound Nelson Mandela and Scotland
IT'S a long way from the confines of a South African apartheid-era jail to Glasgow's comfortable west end.
Nelson Mandela death: Daughter Maki tells of her beloved father's final moments
In an exclusive interview with the Sunday Mirror, 59-year-old Maki tells how the family said goodbye to the great man Her voice cracking with emotion, Nelson Mandela's eldest daughter yesterday told of the heartbreaking moment her famous father "slipped away" from her before her eyes.
Dhoni 'disappointed' with India's 'new ball bowling' in first Proteas ODI
Johannesburg, Dec 7 : Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has lamented a poor bowling performance after South African prodigy Quinton de Kock set up a 141-run victory for the hosts in the first one-day international at the Wanderers Stadium on Thursday, according to reports.
Mandela remembered with singing, dancing
People have been paying tribute to Nelson Mandela outside his home, singing and dancing as they remember the South African leader.
Communist Mandela Chose to Side With Despots, Murders Like Castro, Arafat, and Ghadafi
Everyone has turned to star-struck mush on the death of former South African President Nelson Mandela, but it should be remembered that he chose to side with murderers, despots, and communists when he emerged from prison in the 1980s.
MONA to celebrate millionth visitor
THE Museum of Old and New Art expects its millionth visitor this month and is celebrating the landmark with two new exhibitions by international artists.
10 Things to Know: This Week's Takeaways
A man wears keyrings showing the face of Nelson Mandela taped to his ears to mimic earrings as he and others celebrate his life, in the street outside his old house in Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa Friday, Dec. 6, 2013.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Region's leaders recall Nelson Mandela's fight for human rights
As the world shed tears over the death of Nelson Mandela at age 95, mid-Hudson leaders expressed their profound gratitude for the former South African president's unshakable heroism in the fight against apartheid and human injustice.
Globe and Mail
Harper invites former PMs to join him at Mandela memorial
Prime Minister Stephen Harper pens a message on Dec. 6, 2013, in the book of condolence set up after the passing of Nelson Mandela.
Photos: Johannesburg honors Nelson Mandela
Large crowds gather outside former South African President Nelson Mandela home on Vilakazi Street in Soweto and at his home in Houghton to celebrate his life on December 6, 2013.
South African in Shillong pays tribute
Helen Suping with a picture of Mandela in the background at her stall in the Shillong carnival on Friday.