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Caroline Frost

DOCUMENTARY: The Mysterious Frenchman Who Plotted For Peace In South Africa | Caroline Frost | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Talking of revolution in South Africa, the names Nelson Mandela, Oliver Tambo, F W De Klerk, Joe Slovo and others all spring immediately to mind. ...

Ukip Under Fire As Activists Defend Apartheid And Mock Mandela's Death

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Politics

Nelson Mandela's death prompted Ukip members to pour scorn on a man who "did nothing" for Britain, call for a "reappraisal" of the apartheid regime an...

What Can the World Learn From the Man Who Became One of the Most Influential Voices in History?

Dr Nicholas M. Almond | Posted 15.02.2014 | UK
Dr Nicholas M. Almond

Nelson Mandela was an angry young man who resorted to violence in the face of apartheid; however, after twenty-seven years in prison he understood the need to forgive and to work together with past "enemies" for the good of his nation and for mankind in general...

Our Documentary - Mandela: The World That Made Him

Gerald Fox | Posted 15.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Gerald Fox

At the weekend the world watched in sadness as Nelson Mandela was finally laid to rest in the lush green hills and valleys of Qunu, his childhood home... This time last year my sister Jacqui and I travelled there to try and discover what it was about this place that made Mandela the man he became and provided him with a framework for leadership from which he could draw forever.

Mandela: The Ultimate Leader of Leaders

Chris Barez-Brown | Posted 12.02.2014 | UK
Chris Barez-Brown

Everything has been said, but we still wanted to add our voice to those who have been feting Nelson Mandela as the greatest leader the world has seen ...

What Does It Mean to Be South African?

Shireen Mukadam | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK
Shireen Mukadam

It means biltong and boerewors braais, table mountain and tin-roofed townships, fears and forgiveness. It means when I was born, in the mid- 1980's into a country ravaged by states of emergency, unrest and uprising- I was a child born into uncertainty and chaos. Unknown to those at the time, it was the tail-end of Apartheid.

On Books and a Giant of a Man, Nelson Mandela

Samantha van Dalen | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Samantha van Dalen

On books As I get older, I tend to read very old books. Centuries old. Modern writing has become something of a mystery to me and I eschew best seller...

An Evening With 'The Arch'

Charlotte Allan | Posted 08.02.2014 | UK Politics
Charlotte Allan

As memorable evenings go, spending last night in the presence of Archbishop Desmond Tutu discussing his friendship with Nelson Mandela, is not one to forget in a hurry. I sat there thinking "self, when it's your time to depart, these will be some of the moments that flash before your eyes."

Personal Memories of Mandela and the Fight Against Apartheid

Richard C.W. Miller | Posted 09.02.2014 | UK
Richard C.W. Miller

Solidarity with oppressed people is critical - it can make all the difference. The first time I saw Nelson Mandela was a few months after his release, in June 1990, when he came to a meeting of European charities in Strasbourg and thanked us for our support during the years of struggle. He knew the difference that support had made through those difficult times.

Jessica Elgot

LIVE: Nelson Mandela Memorial (PICTURES) (VIDEO) | Jessica Elgot | Posted 10.12.2013 | UK

The life of Nelson Mandela is being celebrated at the FNB Stadium in Soweto, where the former South African president made his last public appearance ...

WATCH: Mandela 'Day Of Reflection' In South Africa

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Nelson Mandela's memorial service is set to be one of the largest gatherings of international heads-of-state in many decades, with politicians, celebr...

Londoners Gather To Mourn And Celebrate Mandela (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

The paving stones outside South Africa House in Trafalgar Square were once worn down by the many feet of anti-apartheid protests, who came every week ...

Remember When Nelson Mandela Was On Ground Force?

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 06.12.2013 | UK

Throughout his life, even as the first black president of South Africa, a Nobel Prize winner and father of a nation, Nelson Mandela remained resolutel...

Mandela Memoirs Sales Up 19,000% Online

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Nelson Mandela's death has seen sales of his memoirs, A Long Walk To Freedom, soar on Amazon as people remember the South African statesman's passing....

South Africa's Stock Exchange Stops To Honour Nelson Mandela

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) stopped trading for 5 minutes at 9am today (11am local time) as South Africa's financial services industry honou...

Mandela 'In A Vegetative State'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK

Nelson Mandela is in a "permanent vegetative state" and his family has been advised to switch off his life support machine, it has been reported. T...

Nelson Mandela In Hospital

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.06.2013 | UK

Former South African president Nelson Mandela has been taken to hospital, where he is in a "serious but stable condition", a government spokesman said...

Funeral Frenzy: Mourners, Entrepreneurs and the Price of Death in Africa

Dr Rebekah Lee | Posted 28.07.2013 | UK
Dr Rebekah Lee

A veritable credit industry has emerged to help fund these elaborate funerals. Infomercials on weekday morning televisions market funeral policies endorsed by famous South African entertainers.

Nelson Mandela Hospitalised

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.04.2013 | UK

Former South African President Nelson Mandela has been admitted to hospital with a recurrence of a lung infection. Nelson Mandela is back in hospit...

Nelson Mandela 'In Good Spirits' On Christmas Day

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.12.2012 | UK

Nelson Mandela was in "good spirits" on Christmas morning, South African President Jacob Zuma has revealed. Zuma joined Mandela's wife Graca Mache...

His Sparkle Is 'Fading'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.12.2012 | UK

Nelson Mandela, the former South African president, is suffering from a recurring lung infection but is responding to treatment, officials said on Tue...

Nelson Mandela In Hospital for Tests

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 08.12.2012 | UK

Former South African leader Nelson Mandela has been admitted to hospital to undergo tests, according to the country's president, Jacob Zuma. The 94...