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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela in traditional Xhosa Clothes

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela is ANC Political Activist and ex-wife of Nelson Mandela, former Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture, former President of ANCWL & member of the NEC of the ANC. Winnie Madikizela was born in the village of Mbongweni, Bizana, in the Transkei. She was the fourth of eight children. ...

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Nelson Mandela Timeline – Little Known Facts You May Not Know About Dalibhunga

Portrait of South African political leader Nelson Mandela between 1945 and 1960. He was wearing the traditional outfit of the Thembu tribe

Revolutionary hero and anti-apartheid icon, Nelson Mandela is among the most famous and well-respected political activists of all time, and after serving 27 years in prison, he became South Africa’s first democratically elected Black president in 1994. From his earliest days as a descendant of South African royalty, the Thembu Kingdom ...

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Madiba the African Opera at the South African State Theatre

Madibe the African opera is a work was created by HRH Unathi Phathuxolo Mtirara, composed by Sibusiso Njeza and orchestrated by Kutlwano Masote. It begins in the village of Mqhekezweni, a couple of years before the birth of President Nelson Mandela, Mqhekezweni is the original Great Place of King Dalindyebo, it was seen ...

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Nelson Mandela Obituary from apartheid fighter to president and unifier

Nelson Mandela guided South Africa from the shackles of apartheid to multi-racial democracy, as an icon of peace and reconciliation who came to embody the struggle for justice around the world. Imprisoned for nearly three decades for his fight against white minority rule, Mandela emerged determined to use his prestige ...

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Ahh! Dalibhunga!!! Lala Ngoxolo Madiba – Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

The late former president & South Africa’s first black president and father of a democratic nation Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, born to the Thembu Royal family and the first born son of Gadla Henry Mphakanyiswa Mandela and Nosekeni Nonqaphi Fanny MaJali Mandela, the daughter of Nkedama of the amaMpevu clan of ...

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Dr Maya Angelou – His Day is Done – a tribute poem for Nelson Mandela

His day is done. Is done. The news came on the wings of a wind, reluctant to carry its burden. Nelson Mandela’s day is done. The news, expected and still unwelcome, reached us in the United States, and suddenly our world became somber. Our skies were leadened. His day is ...

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Traditional leader: state must ‘take back seat’ in Former President Nelson Mandela’s burial in Qunu

  Port Elizabeth (South Africa) (AFP) – South African traditional leaders are calling on the government to allow adequate space for customary burial rites when Nelson Mandela is finally laid to rest Sunday. “On Sunday next week, when we put him in his grave, all the rituals will be conducted ...

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