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Mandela shrine recreates his `long walk`, says architect

Last Updated: Monday, December 16, 2013, 00:12

Nelson Mandela was buried on Sunday in a garden with a winding path designed to lead visitors along the icon`s "long walk" to freedom, the architect who created it said.

Take inspiration from Mandela, archbishop tells Central African Republic

Last Updated: Sunday, December 15, 2013, 23:43

A senior Christian leader on Sunday urged the Central African Republic to take inspiration from Nelson Mandela as he called for reconciliation after a wave of deadly sectarian violence.

Indian-origin Kathrada pays moving tribute to Mandela

Last Updated: Sunday, December 15, 2013, 15:45

Veteran Indian-origin activist Ahmed Kathrada on Sunday paid a moving tribute to his mentor Nelson Mandela, saying the anti-apartheid icon had united the people of South Africa and the entire world on a scale "never before witnessed in history."

Van der Walt claims emotional win at Nelson Mandela Championship

Last Updated: Sunday, December 15, 2013, 11:03

An eagle and two birdies in the closing stretch allowed South African Dawie van der Walt to shoot a 66 and secure an emotional two shot victory at the curtailed Nelson Mandela Championship on Saturday.

Nelson Mandela laid to rest at state funeral

Last Updated: Sunday, December 15, 2013, 10:49

A 21-gun salute and full honour guard escorted the coffin of Nelson Mandela as his state funeral got underway Sunday in the rolling hills of his rural boyhood home.

Nelson Mandela `returns home` to final resting place

Last Updated: Sunday, December 15, 2013, 03:32

Nelson Mandela`s remains were returned to his beloved rural childhood village on the eve of a traditional burial on Sunday, the final leg of his exceptional 95-year journey.

Archbishop Desmond Tutu to attend Nelson Mandela burial

Last Updated: Sunday, December 15, 2013, 02:23

Nelson Mandela`s close friend retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu would attend anti-apartheid icon`s funeral, after earlier saying he had cancelled his trip because he was not invited to his old friend`s burial.

Tutu says not invited to Mandela burial

Last Updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 21:12

Nelson Mandela`s close friend retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu on Saturday said he will not attend the anti-apartheid icon`s funeral because he has not been invited, even as the South African government insisted that an invitation was sent to him.

Nelson Mandela`s remains flown to childhood village for funeral

Last Updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 17:33

Nelson Mandela`s remains were on Saturday flown to his childhood village of Qunu for burial tomorrow, bringing down the curtain on ten days of national mourning and global tributes for the anti-apartheid icon.

Sorrow, frustration as 100,000 say goodbye to Nelson Mandela

Last Updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 05:07

Hundreds of South Africans broke through a police cordon in a last-gasp bid to join the estimated 100,000 people who viewed Nelson Mandela`s remains during three days of lying in state.

Jharkhand Assembly pays homage to Mandela

Last Updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 00:27

Jharkhand Assembly on Friday paid rich tributes to anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, saying his death on December 5 left a void in humanity.

Mandela burial a private `family matter`, says South African govt

Last Updated: Friday, December 13, 2013, 22:26

South Africans will not be able to see Nelson Mandela`s remains being laid to rest, with his actual burial a strictly private, family affair, a government spokeswoman said on Friday.