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#Nelson Mandela

# nelson-mandela - Friday 6 December, 2013

The New Yorker honours Nelson Mandela with striking cover image
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The New Yorker honours Nelson Mandela with striking cover image

Dec 6th 2013, 8:01 AM 1,756 Views 0 Comments

RIP.

Nelson Mandela: A life in pictures
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Nelson Mandela: A life in pictures

Dec 6th 2013, 7:50 AM 29,523 Views 68 Comments

The former president of South Africa, who spent 27 years in prison, has died.

In pictures: Mandela's Irish visits
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In pictures: Mandela's Irish visits

Dec 6th 2013, 2:37 AM 12,916 Views 32 Comments

The South African leader visited Ireland on three occasions, most recently for the Special Olympics in 2003.

"He taught us how to come together and believe in ourselves": The world reacts to Mandela's death
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"He taught us how to come together and believe in ourselves": The world reacts to Mandela's death

Dec 6th 2013, 1:24 AM 5,319 Views 24 Comments

From Obama, Clinton and Ban Ki-moon to Bill Gates, Bono and Pelé — figures from around the world have been paying tribute…

President Higgins: ‘A tower of inspiration for all those struggling for justice'
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President Higgins: ‘A tower of inspiration for all those struggling for justice'

Dec 6th 2013, 12:04 AM 14,654 Views 86 Comments

“Lives around the world have been changed forever, and hopes kindled, by his transformational life and enduring legacy.”

# nelson-mandela - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Obama: "He no longer belongs to us. He belongs to the ages."
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Obama: "He no longer belongs to us. He belongs to the ages."

Dec 5th 2013, 11:14 PM 12,996 Views 38 Comments

Speaking from the White House, the US President said the anti-apartheid hero had achieved “more than could be expected of any man”.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
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Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Dec 5th 2013, 10:45 PM 11,361 Views 4 Comments

The death of Nelson Mandela has dominated today’s headlines. Barack Obama said the leader had achieved “more than could be expected of any man”.

Nelson Mandela: Prisoner, president and father of 'Rainbow Nation'
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Nelson Mandela: Prisoner, president and father of 'Rainbow Nation'

Dec 5th 2013, 10:41 PM 8,228 Views 24 Comments

The former president of South Africa, who spent 27 years in prison, inspired a nation and the world.

# nelson-mandela - Monday 18 November, 2013

Nelson Mandela still 'quite ill' and cannot talk
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Nelson Mandela still 'quite ill' and cannot talk

Nov 18th 2013, 8:08 AM 5,973 Views 8 Comments

The South African’s ex-wife Winnie Madikizela-Mandela spoke to a local newspaper about the former president’s condition.

# nelson-mandela - Sunday 1 September, 2013

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
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Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Sep 1st 2013, 8:36 PM 18,753 Views 5 Comments

Today everyone’s talking about girl, one, falling to her death, David Frost’s death, sarin gas used in Syria and Nelson Mandela discharged from hospital.

George H.W. Bush spokesman apologises in Mandela 'death' gaffe
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George H.W. Bush spokesman apologises in Mandela 'death' gaffe

Sep 1st 2013, 6:28 PM 13,330 Views 25 Comments

Bush spokesman Jim McGrath circulated a prepared statement expressing Bush’s sorrow at the “death” of Mandela.

Confirmed: Nelson Mandela leaves hospital and returns home
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Confirmed: Nelson Mandela leaves hospital and returns home

Sep 1st 2013, 9:50 AM 6,133 Views 13 Comments

The 95-year-old legend’s condition has been described as ‘critical and, at times, unstable’.

# nelson-mandela - Saturday 31 August, 2013

Update: Nelson Mandela still in hospital, earlier reports 'incorrect'
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Update: Nelson Mandela still in hospital, earlier reports 'incorrect'

Aug 31st 2013, 7:36 AM 4,406 Views 17 Comments

Reports this morning suggested that the 95-year-old has left hospital almost three months after being admitted.

# nelson-mandela - Saturday 24 August, 2013

Mandela occasionally 'unstable' but showing resilience
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Mandela occasionally 'unstable' but showing resilience

Aug 24th 2013, 12:36 PM 4,429 Views 9 Comments

A statement from the South African president today said 95-year-old Mandela remains in a critical but stable condition.

# nelson-mandela - Monday 22 July, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday
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Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Jul 22nd 2013, 10:13 PM 20,102 Views 20 Comments

Everyone’s talking about the Royal baby, a judgment against a government minister and tragedy on the roads and in the water.

Nelson Mandela showing 'sustained improvement'
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Nelson Mandela showing 'sustained improvement'

Jul 22nd 2013, 4:31 PM 4,030 Views 10 Comments

The latest statement from the Office of the Presidency in South Africa says the 95-year-old is still in a critical condition.

# nelson-mandela - Thursday 18 July, 2013

# nelson-mandela - Thursday 11 July, 2013

Nelson Mandela 'responding to treatment'
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Nelson Mandela 'responding to treatment'

Jul 11th 2013, 1:57 PM 4,623 Views 15 Comments

The 94-year-old has been in hospital for over a month.

# nelson-mandela - Saturday 6 July, 2013

Top readers' comments of the week
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Top readers' comments of the week

Jul 6th 2013, 11:00 AM 5,726 Views 11 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the best, the most interesting and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

# nelson-mandela - Thursday 4 July, 2013

President Zuma: 'Doctors deny Mandela is in a vegetative state'
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President Zuma: 'Doctors deny Mandela is in a vegetative state'

Jul 4th 2013, 10:19 PM 6,227 Views 10 Comments

Earlier, media reports suggested that doctors had suggested turning off the former leader’s life support.

Doctors advised family to turn off Nelson Mandela's life support
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Doctors advised family to turn off Nelson Mandela's life support

Jul 4th 2013, 4:46 PM 10,227 Views 17 Comments

The advice is contained in legal documents dated 26 June.

Nelson Mandela still 'critical but stable' in hospital
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Nelson Mandela still 'critical but stable' in hospital

Jul 4th 2013, 1:42 PM 2,668 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, a bitter family feud continues to be played out in public, complete with allegations of adultery, grave tampering and siblings born out of wedlock.

# nelson-mandela - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Mandela grandson ordered to return disputed family remains
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Mandela grandson ordered to return disputed family remains

Jul 3rd 2013, 3:17 PM 7,503 Views 3 Comments

More than a dozen members of the revered former South African leader’s family had backed the court effort to have the remains returned.

Shops cashing in on Mandela illness with merchandise
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Shops cashing in on Mandela illness with merchandise

Jul 3rd 2013, 7:30 AM 3,843 Views 5 Comments

Shoppers are now buying books about his life in bulk as well as t-shirts sporting his apartheid prison number and portraits.

# nelson-mandela - Monday 1 July, 2013

Mandela family tries to end gravesite row
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Mandela family tries to end gravesite row

Jul 1st 2013, 7:16 PM 8,910 Views 12 Comments

The anti-apartheid hero is ill in hospital in South Africa, but a family feud is said to have broken out over his burial site.

# nelson-mandela - Saturday 29 June, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added deadly science tricks
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The Evening Fix... now with added deadly science tricks

Jun 29th 2013, 8:01 PM 7,397 Views 8 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Obama to meet Mandela's family - but won't visit him in hospital
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Obama to meet Mandela's family - but won't visit him in hospital

Jun 29th 2013, 11:05 AM 4,545 Views 26 Comments

Barack and Michelle Obama will meet privately with members of Mandela’s family to offer their thoughts and prayers, a US official said.

# nelson-mandela - Friday 28 June, 2013

Obama flies to South Africa hoping to pay homage to Mandela
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Obama flies to South Africa hoping to pay homage to Mandela

Jun 28th 2013, 9:04 AM 7,433 Views 36 Comments

The US president is unlikely to meet his “personal hero”, the former South African leader who is still critically ill in hospital.

# nelson-mandela - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Watch the animated life and times of Nelson Mandela
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Watch the animated life and times of Nelson Mandela

Jun 27th 2013, 9:23 PM 5,169 Views 6 Comments

A series of animated videos tell the story of Madiba’s life, from birth to today.

Nelson Mandela's condition 'improved during the night'
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Nelson Mandela's condition 'improved during the night'

Jun 27th 2013, 1:47 PM 3,933 Views 13 Comments

The anti-apartheid legend was visited by the current South African president earlier today.

SA President cancels business trip to be near an ailing Mandela
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SA President cancels business trip to be near an ailing Mandela

Jun 27th 2013, 8:42 AM 2,658 Views 2 Comments

An Australian minister has apologised for making a serious gaffe, telling a business dinner Mandela had died.

# nelson-mandela - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

Reports: Nelson Mandela 'on life support'
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Reports: Nelson Mandela 'on life support'

Jun 26th 2013, 9:13 PM 6,737 Views 33 Comments

The former President of South Africa was admitted to hospital due to recurring lung problems.

South African archbishop prays for a 'peaceful end' for Mandela
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South African archbishop prays for a 'peaceful end' for Mandela

Jun 26th 2013, 7:55 AM 4,247 Views 2 Comments

Nelson Mandela is being treated in a hospital in Pretoria for a recurring lung infection.

# nelson-mandela - Monday 24 June, 2013

South Africa prays for Madiba: former president still 'critical' in Pretoria hospital
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South Africa prays for Madiba: former president still 'critical' in Pretoria hospital

Jun 24th 2013, 1:38 PM 3,795 Views 6 Comments

The 94-year-old has been in hospital since 8 June.

# nelson-mandela - Sunday 23 June, 2013

Nelson Mandela's condition 'has become critical' in the past 24 hours
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Nelson Mandela's condition 'has become critical' in the past 24 hours

Jun 23rd 2013, 8:48 PM 16,178 Views 67 Comments

President Jacob Zuma has issued a statement this evening.

# nelson-mandela - Saturday 22 June, 2013

Nelson Mandela's ambulance broke down on way to hospital
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Nelson Mandela's ambulance broke down on way to hospital

Jun 22nd 2013, 12:40 PM 6,291 Views 28 Comments

South African president Jacob Zuma confirmed the incident this morning, but said the 94-year-old former president suffered no harm.

# nelson-mandela - Friday 21 June, 2013

18 images that will remind you how amazing the Special Olympics opening ceremony was
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18 images that will remind you how amazing the Special Olympics opening ceremony was

Jun 21st 2013, 8:00 AM 9,481 Views 29 Comments

It’s 10 years ago today since the 2003 Games got going at Croke Park.

# nelson-mandela - Sunday 16 June, 2013

Mandela's health improving as he 'engages with his family'
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Mandela's health improving as he 'engages with his family'

Jun 16th 2013, 3:46 PM 3,119 Views 2 Comments

Jacob Zuma has again sought the prayers of South Africans, in wishing the state’s former president a happy Father’s Day.