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Five more found guilty of attempt to murder Mandela


August 18th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Aug 18 (IANS) Five more people of a white supremacist group were found guilty of conspiring to murder former president Nelson Mandela, bringing to 19 the total number of ... Read more...

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Mandela in good health: Zuma


July 12th, 2012 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 12 (IANS) Former South African president Nelson Mandela is in good health, incumbent Jacob Zuma said after paying a visit to Mandela's rural home in Qunu village in ... Read more...

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Mandela looks healthy on TV


May 31st, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, May 31 (IANS) Former South African president Nelson Mandela has appeared on TV at his home in Qunu, Eastern Cape, looking healthy.The footage Wednesday shows Mandela receiving a ... Read more...

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Trimming ‘excess’ of Marxism in favour of globalisation (West Bengal Newsletter)


April 8th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 8 (IANS) Statues of Karl Marx and his lifelong friend Friedrich Engels still stand proudly in a main park of the 300-year-old capital city of Bengal. No ... Read more...

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Is Mamata trying to make Marx & Engels history in Bengal?


April 6th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 6 (IANS) A school education syllabus committee, appointed by the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government, has decided to trim heady doses of Marxism and include globalisation, movement ... Read more...

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Nelson Mandela discharged from hospital (Lead)


February 26th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Feb 26 (IANS) Former South African president Nelson Mandela was discharged from hospital Sunday after doctors declared nothing was "seriously wrong" with his health, the government said in a ... Read more...

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Mandela discharged from hospital


February 26th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Feb 26 (IANS) Former South African president Nelson Mandela was Sunday discharged from hospital after doctors declared nothing was "seriously wrong" with his health, the government said in a ... Read more...

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Nelson Mandela hospitalised after stomach complaint (Lead)


February 25th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Feb 25 (IANS) Former South African president Nelson Mandela, 93, was hospitalised Saturday after doctors advised specialist medical attention for a long-standing abdominal complaint."Former president Nelson Mandela was admitted ... Read more...

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Mandela hospitalised after abdominal complaint


February 25th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Feb 25 (IANS) The South African former president Nelson Mandela has been admitted to hospital, according to a presidency announcement.Doctors advised proper specialist medical attention due to him having ... Read more...

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Mandela in good health: Official


January 28th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Jan 28 (IANS) Former South African president Nelson Mandela was in good health contrary to reports that gave rise to rumours that he may be suffering from health ... Read more...

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Invoking Gandhi to make Durban talks deliver


December 5th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 5 (IANS) As negotiations at the UN climate change talks headed for a deadlock, Bangladesh Monday appealed to delegates that the Durban conference cannot fail as this is ... Read more...

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Punjab before elections; Nobel rhetoric sans substance (Punjab Newsletter)


December 4th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 4 (IANS) Imagine Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal in the august company of the likes of Nelson Mandela, Mother Teresa, Barack Obama, Aung San Suu Kyi ... Read more...

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Northeast tribal chiefs to honour Mandela


November 5th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Nov 5 (IANS) A group of around 3,000 tribal kings and chieftains in Meghalaya have chosen former South African president Nelson Mandela for a 'global award' for his work ... Read more...

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South Africa found it inconvenient to grant visa: Dalai Lama (Lead)


October 7th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 7 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Friday said he called off his South Africa trip as it was "inconvenient" for the government there to grant him ... Read more...

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South Africa celebrates Nelson Mandela’s 93rd birthday


July 18th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by BNO News
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA (BNO NEWS) -- Former South African President Nelson Mandela on Monday celebrated his 93rd birthday in his home village in South Africa, where millions of children joined the celebration ... Read more...

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Millions of South African students greet Mandela on birthday


July 18th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, July 18 (IANS) Millions of South African schoolchildren greeted former president Nelson Mandela Monday by singing "Happy Birthday" as the nation marked his 93rd birth anniversary.Approximately 12 million students ... Read more...

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Former South African President Mandela goes home to rest


May 23rd, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by BNO News
JOHANNESBURG (BNO NEWS) -- Former South African President Nelson Mandela went back to his home in the Eastern Cape on Sunday to rest, the government said. It is his first public appearance ... Read more...

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Mandela makes recording debut spoken-word vocal in song composed in his honour


February 12th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, Feb 12(ANI): Former South African President Nelson Mandela has recorded a spoken-word vocal for a song composed in his honour by Irish musician John Hughes.According to the Telegraph, Mandela made ... Read more...

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‘Mandela hail and hearty’


January 31st, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Jan 31 (IANS) Former President Nelson Mandela is "doing well" three days after being discharged from hospital where he was admitted for an acute respiratory infection.Former Rivonia trialist and prisoner at ... Read more...

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Nelson Mandela returns home, ‘breathing on his own’


January 29th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, Jan 29 (ANI): Former South African President Nelson Mandela, who was successfully treated for breathing difficulties during a two-day stay in hospital, has been discharged and is breathing on his own. ... Read more...

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Former President Nelson Mandela discharged from hospital


January 28th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by BNO News
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA (BNO NEWS) -- Former South African President Nelson Mandela on Friday was discharged from Milpark Hospital and will continue treatment at home, the Mail & Guardian newspaper reported.Acting President ... Read more...

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No need to panic over Mandela’s health, says government


January 28th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria (South Africa), Jan 28 (IANS) The South African government has tried to allay people's fears about former president Nelson Mandela's health, saying medically there is no need to panic.Acting South African ... Read more...

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Nelson Mandela ‘alive and kicking’, says SA’s acting president


January 28th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 28 (ANI): South Africa's acting president Kgalema Motlanthe says Nelson Mandela is "alive and kicking". "I want to say to you, he's alive and kicking. He hasn't passed on," News.com.au quoted ... Read more...

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ANC calls for media to stop speculating about Mandela’s health


January 27th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, Jan 27 (ANI): The African National Congress (ANC) has asked the media to stop speculating about former president Nelson Mandela's health and give the family some privacy."We appeal, particularly to the ... Read more...

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Nelson Mandela hospitalized for ‘routine tests’


January 27th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27 (ANI): South Africa's former president Nelson Mandela was admitted to hospital on Wednesday for 'routine tests'.The Nelson Mandela Foundation confirmed the 92-year-old's admission to the private Milpark Hospital in ... Read more...

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Nelson Mandela admitted to hospital


January 27th, 2011 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Jan 27 (IANS) South Africa's former president Nelson Mandela, 92, was admitted to hospital for age-related medical tests.The tests were described by the Nelson Mandela Foundation as routine, Xinhua reported.Talk Radio ... Read more...

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ANC slams Nelson Mandela twitter ‘death’ hoax


January 17th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, Jan 17(ANI): The African National Congress (ANC) has dispelled reports claiming that former South African President Nelson Mandela had passed away.Rumours of Mandela's "death" started circulating on social network site Twitter ... Read more...

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Mandela was angry at being banned from meeting UK PM Thatcher


November 29th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.29 (ANI): Former South African President Nelson Mandela was furious that he was banned from meeting former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and wanted to criticise her policies to her face, ... Read more...

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Mandela, Karzai, Gaddafi among WikiLeaks’ new releases


November 28th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 28 (IANS) Whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks will release a whole cache of secret diplomatic messages to the US related to former South African president Nelson Mandela, Afghanistan's Hamid Karzai and ... Read more...

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Celine Dion inspired by Mandela for baby name


October 30th, 2010 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 29 (IANS) Singer Celine Dion and her husband Rene Angelil named their twin sons Eddy and Nelson after record producer Eddy Marnay and former South African president Nelson Mandela.Dion and ... Read more...

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Finally, Celine Dion names her twins Eddy and Nelson


October 29th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): Nearly a week after their birth, Celine Dion has finally named her twin boys - Eddy and Nelson.Dion earlier this week said that she had considered 'nearly 15,000 ... Read more...

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Nelson Mandela inspires Naomi Campbell


October 20th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 20 (IANS) Super model Naomi Campbell has revealed that she looks up to former South African president Nelson Mandela for inspiration when times get tough for her.The British beauty ... Read more...

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Nelson Mandela ‘awkward in his personal relationships’


October 17th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 17 (ANI): Former South African president Nelson Mandela- revered around the globe for his warmth-shares a cold relationship with his family, it has emerged.A collection of his writing, jottings and ... Read more...

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Mandela reveals misery over family’s suffering in new book


October 13th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, Oct 13 (ANI): Former South African President Nelson Mandela's anguish at the suffering his political activism caused his wife and children has been revealed in a new book called 'Conversations ... Read more...

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Nelson Mandela book “Conversations with Myself” offers unique personal portrait


October 11th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by BNO News
JOHANNESBURG (BNO NEWS) -- Former South African President Nelson Mandela is releasing a new book on Tuesday that, unlike his 1995 autobiography, offers a unique personal portrait about arguments with his wife, ... Read more...

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