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Why did Mandela's closest Comrade end up as tour guide?

Saeed Naqvi/IANS

In Ahmed Kathrada`s death in Johannesburg at age 87, students of South African history have lost a precious resource person with a unique perspective on one of the world`s great national liberation movements -- how it peaked, then lost its fizz.

South Africa: Archbishop Desmond Tutu marks 84th birthday

South Africa's Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu marked his 84th birthday on Wednesday with one of his first public appearances since being hospitalized for a persistent infection.