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Winnie launches legal claim to Mandela`s home: Report

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 18:24

Nelson Mandela`s ex-wife Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has launched a legal claim to the former South African leader`s country home, local media reported on Tuesday.

Woman strips naked to hug Mandela statue in South Africa

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 16:29

A woman stripped naked in Nelson Mandela Square in Johannesburg and caressed a huge statue of the liberation hero as astonished bystanders looked on, local media reported Wednesday.

Obama praises Mandela as his `personal hero`

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 10:37

Describing anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela as his personal hero, US President Barack Obama has said the African leader was one of the most influential, courageous and profoundly decent human beings to grace the earth.

PM Modi pays homage to Mandela on his birthday

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 21:08

On the birthday of Nelson Mandela on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid homage to the late South African icon, saying it is an occasion to reaffirm commitment to work towards world peace.

Month-long Indian festival in S Africa starts with exhibition

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 04:37

A digital exhibition featuring the lives of Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela as two of the greatest leaders of the past century has kicked off a month- long Indian festival here today that will celebrate the strong bonds between India and South Africa.

Nelson Mandela honoured with a Google Doodle on 96th birthday

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 00:30

Google has honoured former South African President, anti-apartheid revolutionary and philanthropist Nelson Mandela with a Doodle on the occasion of the leader's 96th birthday.

South African mayor held over Mandela memorial funds fraud

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 02:42

A South African mayor and two other local officials were arrested today over alleged abuse of state funds meant for Nelson Mandela`s memorial, according to police and government officials.

Hong Kong travel agency told to pull Mandela advert

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 16:17

The South African consulate in Hong Kong on Tuesday told a travel company to immediately pull a front-page advertisement featuring an image of a fist-pumping Nelson Mandela above the word "freedom".

Family marks end of mourning for Mandela, six months on

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 02:12

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.

Festival to mark India-South Africa friendship

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 20:11

The union culture ministry Thursday released a logo depicting a handshake and the faces of Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi side by side in a circle for the Festival of India to be held in South Africa.

UN introduces a prize in Nelson Mandela`s honour

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 11:21

The UN General Assembly introduced the "United Nations Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize" as a tribute to the achievements and contributions of the late South African leader.

UN sets up prize in honour of Nelson Mandela

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 06:35

The UN General Assembly Friday established the United Nations Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize as a tribute to the achievements and contributions of the late South African leader.