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Nelson Mandela

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  • Nelson Mandela not well but still teaching lessons, his family says

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Nelson Mandela, the former freedom fighter and South Africa's first democratically elected president, now lives at home in a sterilized bedroom rigged as an intensive care unit. A team of doctors attends him around the clock....
  • Live blog: The death of Nelson Mandela

    South African leader Nelson Mandela has died at age 95.  Leaders and celebrities around the world have spoken out in reaction to the death of the anti-apartheid icon. Madiba, as he was known to many, was ill in recent years. He continued to be a beloved...
  • South Africa after Mandela

    Nelson Mandela was one of the towering figures of the 20th century. Like Martin Luther King Jr. and Mohandas K. Gandhi, he was revered around the globe for his vision and courage, and for the enormous personal sacrifices he made to right the wrongs that...
  • Nelson Mandela Dies at 95

    Nelson Mandela, whose anti-apartheid leadership inspired millions around the world including songwriters, filmmakers and writers, died today at 95 in Johannesburg. He had been suffering from a lung infection for several months. Mandela emerged after...
  • Nets Race to Cover Aftermath of Mandela Death

    The death of South African leader Nelson Mandela Thursday sent news networks scrambling to cover the legacy of one of the 20th century's most influential and revered political activists and humanitarians. News of Mandela's death at age 95 broke late...
  • Obama: Mandela 'achieved more than could be expected of any man'

    Obama: Mandela 'achieved more than could be expected of any man'
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama on Thursday paid tribute to Nelson Mandela, saying the former freedom fighter and barrier-breaking president “transformed South Africa and moved all of us.” "He achieved more than could be expected of any man....
  • California leaders remember and mourn Mandela

    SACRAMENTO -- California politicians on Thursday mourned the death of Nelson Mandela, the iconic South African leader who helped bring an end to apartheid. “Nelson Mandela fought heroically for freedom and a truly democratic society," Gov. Jerry...
  • Mourners in Washington place tributes at Nelson Mandela statue

    WASHINGTON -- At the South African Embassy in Washington, mourners left bouquets of roses in front of a statue of Nelson Mandela that was unveiled in honor of the revered civil rights champion just three months ago.  Although the statue was shielded...
  • Nelson Mandela: Hollywood Remembers Its Fallen Friend

    Nelson Mandela's passing today at the age of 95 had a strong impact on Hollywood. While the South African politician and revolutionary leader has been depicted in films such as the upcoming TWC biopic "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom," he also partnered...
  • Nelson Mandela Mourned By William and Kate at Royal Film Performance

    The death of South African leader Nelson Mandela was announced Thursday night while Weinstein's "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" had a Royal Film Performance at the Odeon Leicester Square. Prior to the screening, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge met with...
  • Nelson Mandela dead at 95: Celebrities react

    Following the death of former South African President Nelson Mandela, who died Thursday at age 95, the celebrity world was quick to react, both on social media and in statements. A surprising number of celebrities had met Mandela in person and sent...