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Britain greets South Africa on maintaining "Mandela`s legacy"

Last Updated: Sunday, May 11, 2014, 07:34

British Foreign Secretary William Hague Saturday welcomed South Africa`s conclusion of its elections, congratulating the country on its determination to "maintain Mandela`s legacy", Xinhua reported.

Nelson Mandela widow calls on Nigerian government to find girls

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 21:45

Nelson Mandela`s widow Graca Machel has broken the customary mourning period to call on the Nigerian government and international community to do more to find the 200-plus schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram.

ANC gets `overwhelming mandate` from South African voters

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 12:59

South Africans have voted resoundingly to extend the ANC`s 20-year rule, ignoring leadership scandals and economic malaise in a wholesale display of loyalty to the party once led by Nelson Mandela.

Voting concludes in South Africa polls, counting begins

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 04:45

Voting ended peacefully in the fifth all-race polls in South Africa that are expected to return the ruling ANC to power, 20 years after anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela was first elected as president in 1994.

South Africans queue up to vote in post-Nelson Mandela polls

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 03:10

Millions of South Africans on Tuesday turned in extremely high numbers braving the threats of disruption and sporadic violence to exercise their franchise in an election widely expected to return the ruling ANC to power, 20 years after anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela first took power in 1994.

South Africa set for polls, ANC expected to win again

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 06, 2014, 16:00

Despite widespread discontent with the current government over corruption and unemployment, the ruling ANC is expected to win tomorrow`s fifth democratic election in South Africa since anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela first took power in 1994 after decades of white rule.

Glad that Mandela not alive to see today`s South Africa : Desmond Tutu

Last Updated: Sunday, April 27, 2014, 19:08

Nobel peace laureate Desmond Tutu said in an interview published Sunday that he was glad Nelson Mandela was not alive to witness the current state of South Africa.

South Africa gives up plan to repatriate remains of rebel chief

Last Updated: Saturday, April 26, 2014, 22:37

South Africa has abandoned plans to find and repatriate from Australia the remains of one of the country`s first rebel leaders, Dawid Stuurman, because they cannot be located.

De Klerk hails 20 years of South Africa democracy but scolds ANC

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 22:02

FW de Klerk, apartheid South Africa`s last president, hailed Friday the successes seen in two decades of democracy, but scolded the ruling ANC for gross mismanagement and "increasingly aggressive" racial discrimination.

South Africa delivers Mandela commemorative stamp

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 18:18

South Africa issued a black-and-white commemorative stamp on Tuesday to celebrate the life and legacy of anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela who died last year.

Two women alleged to be Nelson Mandela`s daughters: Lawyer

Last Updated: Monday, February 10, 2014, 23:06

Attorneys for the families of two women who have sought to be recognised as children of Nelson Mandela have contacted the executors of his will.

Proteas looking for taking their legacy up a notch against Australia

Last Updated: Monday, February 10, 2014, 16:47

When South Africa take on Australia at home from this week, they will be on a mission to create a lasting legacy of excellence as well as to earn the respect of the latter.