Tag: Nelson Mandela

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    Nelson Mandela Could Soon Be Discharged From Hospital

    A former president of South Africa says he expects Nelson Mandela to soon be discharged from the hospital to recuperate at home. South Africa’s radio broadcaster Eyewitness News reported on Sunday that Thabo Mbeki was speaking at a memorial service Saturday when he predicted that Mandela would be going home. Mandela has …

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    King Wants Nelson Mandela’s Grandson Removed From Clan Leadership

    Xhosa King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo, ruler of the Thembu tribe to which the Mandela family belongs, has requested that 94-year-old Nelson Mandela‘s grandson, Mandla Mandela, 39, be stripped of his chieftancy in light of his “scandalous” removal of three Mandela family graves, reports the Associated Foreign Press. …

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    Mandela Family Feud Over Where He Should Be Buried

    (AP) — As Nelson Mandela remained in critical condition in hospital Friday, a family feud over where the 94-year-old former president should be buried went to the courts, according to South Africa’s national broadcaster. Mandela’s oldest daughter, Makaziwe, and 15 other family members have pressed a court application to get Mandela’s gr …