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Last Boer General Fear For South Africa’s Future

AFRICANGLOBE - The last of the Boer generals blames Nelson Mandela. Constand Viljoen says Mandela was the "bedevilling factor" in the negotiations in the run-up to the 1994 transition, a man who by sheer force of personality shaped the nature of the country.

Nelson Mandela Buried In Qunu Ancestral Home

AFRICANGLOBE - Nelson Mandela's body has been laid to rest in a family plot, after political and religious leaders paid tribute to South Africa's first African president at a state funeral service. His widow, Graca Machel, and President Jacob Zuma were present for the private, traditional Xhosa burial at Mr. Mandela's ancestral home in Qunu.

The Man Who Taught Nelson Mandela To Be A Soldier

AFRICANGLOBE - In July 1962, Col Fekadu Wakene taught South African political activist Nelson Mandela the tricks of guerrilla warfare - including how to plant explosives before slipping quietly away into the night. Mr. Mandela was in Ethiopia, learning how to be the commander-in-chief of Umkhonto we Sizwe - the armed wing of the African National Congress (ANC).

Nelson Mandela’s Daughter Zenani Appointed Embassador to Argentina

The daughter of South African anti-apartheid fighter Nelson Mandela has been appointed ambassador to Argentina, the South American nation has said. Zenani Mandela-Dlamini is the...