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The Life and Times of Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela became South Africa's first democratically elected president.
Nelson Mandela Inspires a Nation as 95th Birthday Nears
He gave up the adult years of his life and sacrificed his family for the cause of ending apartheid and bringing equal rights to his fellow South Africans. On Thursday Nelson Mandela will turn 95. "Because of you I now have friends of a different race," Neo Malahla, 9, reads from a letter she wrote
Nelson Mandela in Critical Condition
Nelson Mandela , the former president of South Africa, took a turn for the worse and was in critical condition today in his battle with a lung infection, according to a statement from the South African president's office. "The doctors are doing everything possible to get his condition to improve
Nelson Mandela's Ambulance Broke Down on the Way to Hospital
The former South Africa president is still in serious but stable condition.
Daily Briefings for Obama on Sudan
ABC News' Dana M. Hughes Reports: President Obama's attention to the upcoming referendums in Sudan is going well beyond a high-profile meeting with movie star George Clooney, say administration officials. With less than 80 days left until the scheduled vote...
June 1, 1999: Mandela Steps Down From Presidency
In the South Africa and eighty year old man is preparing to retire. To a house near the sea He says president Nelson Mandela's going to step down after a national election tomorrow another chapter in his remarkable journey. From political prisoner to president completed. ABC's Jim wooten from South
Zuma's Woes: 3 Wives, 1 Fiance and an Out-of-Wedlock Child
Sex scandals involving powerful men like Tiger Woods and John Edwards have dominated American headlines last few weeks. But halfway around the world in South Africa, President Jacob Zuma is embroiled in his own sex scandal , complete with "baby mama drama." In Zuma's case, however, the question
South Africa Pledges Aid for All HIV-Infected Babies
The president of South Africa , the country with the highest number of people infected with AIDS worldwide, pledged today his country will treat all HIV-positive babies and will increase overall testing and treatment for the disease for everyone. President Jacob Zuma outlined the country's new
Opposition Denies Talks On With Mugabe
Zimbabwe's opposition MDC party on Tuesday denied reports it was in negotiations with the governing ZANU-PF on a handover of power by President Robert Mugabe. Asked about a story on the New York Times website saying Mugabe's advisers were talking to MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai on a transfer of