JOHANNESBURG The first known television interview with South Africa's late anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela has emerged, featuring a bearded activist defiantly vowing to fight racism.
ATTERIDGEVILLE, South Africa Gladys Sithole had voted for the ruling African National Congress (ANC) ever since its long-jailed former leader Nelson Mandela swept to power in South Africa at the end of apartheid 22 years ago. She did not expect much in return, just a toilet.
JOHANNESBURG South Africa's main opposition leader proclaimed the dawn of an era of 'non-racial' politics envisioned by the late Nelson Mandela on Monday, saying a bid by the African National Congress to highlight divisions at last week's local elections had backfired.
PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa On the surface, white South African ex-farmer Athol Trollip seems an unlikely candidate for mayor of a metropolitan district named after the ANC's great liberation hero, Nelson Mandela.
JOHANNESBURG South Africa's opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) won the symbolic Nelson Mandela Bay municipality on Friday in local elections seen as a barometer of the ruling African National Congress' popularity two decades after the end of apartheid.
PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa A metal sculpture overlooks the ocean on South Africa's southern coast, showing Nelson Mandela with his fist triumphantly thrust into the air and a sweeping line of diverse figures waiting to vote.
JOHANNESBURG The family of the late Nelson Mandela is furious that a recording of the revered South African leader's voice is being used by the main opposition party for campaigning in local government elections due to be held next month.
JOHANNESBURG South African anti-apartheid veteran Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, former wife of the late Nelson Mandela, has been released from hospital after undergoing surgery on her back, a spokesperson said on Thursday.
PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa South African President Jacob Zuma, facing pressure to resign from within his African National Congress, sought to win back support with the launch on Saturday of the party's manifesto in Port Elizabeth, where it risks losing an important local poll.
JOHANNESBURG South African anti-apartheid campaigner Winnie Madikizela-Mandela is expected to have surgery on her back on Thursday after undergoing a similar procedure in March, a spokeswoman said on Tuesday.
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