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Executors to fight Winnie's bid to nullify Mandela's will

Executors of Nelson Mandela's estate vowed on Monday to oppose attempts by his former wife to acquire his country house, bequeathed to his widow Graca Machel and the Mandela family after his death last year.

South Africans remember Nelson Mandela through tradition and prayer


Johannesburg: As smoke rose from the long, spiralled kudu horns in his hands, tribal chief Ron Martin raised his voice and praised the spirits of South Africa`s ancestors, one year after Nelson Mandela`s death.

Mandela's widow says Ebola wake-up call for Africa

 Nelson Mandela's widow Graca Machel on Friday said the Ebola epidemic should be a wake-up call for African leaders, saying it had exposed the "extreme weakness" of African institutions.

Family marks end of mourning for Mandela, six months on

The family of anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela marked six months since his death on Sunday with a traditional cleansing ceremony at the family home in Qunu.

Nelson Mandela widow calls on Nigerian government to find girls

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.

South African royals concerned at Mandela family `instability`

The tribal royal house in South Africa of which Nelson Mandela was a member on Sunday expressed concern at "instability" in the icon`s family and urged calm as his estate is settled.

Anand Sharma meets wife of late Nelson Mandela

Commerce and Industry Anand Sharma on Thursday met Graca Machel, wife of former President South Africa Late Nelson Mandela and conveyed his personal condolences.

The widow who made a `decent man` of Mandela

Nelson Mandela`s widow Graca Machel, who barely left her husband`s bedside in the final six months of his life, has hardly been seen in the wake of his death.

Obama rings up Mandela`s widow

US President Barack Obama has called up Nelson Mandela`s widow Graca Machel to express condolences of the First family and the American people on passing away of the legendary anti-apartheid icon, the White House said.

Nelson Mandela’s funeral to be held on Dec 15

Just as Nelson Mandela united South Africans of all races in life, his death is bringing them together to celebrate his exemplary journey and achievements rather than grieving over his passing.

‘Nelson Mandela putting up courageous fight from deathbed’

The family of ailing first black president of South Africa Nelson Mandela has told national broadcaster SABC in an interview that he is putting up a courageous fight from his `deathbed`.

Nelson Mandela remains critical in South Africa

Nelson Mandela remains in a South African hospital, where he is in critical but stable condition.

South African presidency urges Mandelas to heal family feud

South Africa`s presidency urged Nelson Mandela`s family to solve dispute "amicably", weighing in for the first time on a feud over the ailing anti-apartheid icon`s final resting place.

Nelson Mandela not in pain: Wife

During a nearly one month battle for his life in hospital, ailing South African icon Nelson Mandela has occasionally been uncomfortable but has not been in pain, his wife Graca Machel said.

Mandela`s wife thanks people for comfort, hope

As former South African president Nelson Mandela spends tenth day in the hospital, wife Graca Machel thanked the people from the country and across the world for the messages of comfort and hope.

Nelson Mandela `doing well` following hospital release

Nelson Mandela is recovering well at home after being released from hospital earlier this month, his wife Graca Machel told a news agency.

Nelson Mandela is `fine,` getting better in hospital: Wife

Nelson Mandela`s wife has said the 94-year-old icon is "fine" and his health is improving, a report said.

`Mozambique must tackle broad food crisis`

Graca Machel says she will press Mozambique govt to improve food production.