Nelson Mandela's exceptional and exemplary life will produce worldwide celebrations of his extremely unique blend of character, personality and resolve for broad-gauged justice for generations to come. To truly memorialize his contributions,...Show More Summary
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R.I.P. great icon. A short biography of Nelson Mandela. Mandela is known as a world humanitarian, anti-apartheid activist, and former South African president. youtube newsinc
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Former South African president and global hero Nelson Mandela passed today. He was 95.
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On Feb. 11, 1990, South African political leader Nelson Mandela walked out of a prison after 27 years to fulfill his mission: dismantling the country's apartheid regime. By 1994 the Nobel Prize winner had achieved just that by establishing the first democratic elections in South Africa and becoming its first black president. The towering statesman died today at the age of 95.
The great South African leader and champion of equality Nelson Mandela has died at 95. South African President Jacob Zuma announced the sad news: “He passed on peacefully in the company of his family around 20.50pm on December 5,” Zuma...
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Nelson Mandela Dies At Age 95 After his daughter confirmed earlier this week that her father was remaining strong but “not doing well,” former South African President Nelson Mandela has passed away. via CNN Nelson Mandela, the revered statesman who