Madala, as you light-heartedly started calling me some years ago, it both grieves me and inspires me to write this to you now, with the hour of your death still a fresh wound in our peoples’ hearts.
Remembrance wall for Madiba
Loved and lauded globally, former president Nelson Mandela has touched the lives of millions. How has he influenced your life? Write your personal message to Madiba and his family below.
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- Double standards: one for the rich, one for the poor
- ANC denies calling special council
- Dictators arrive quietly
- Obit: MK stalwart and ‘servant of the people’
- Malema: Trust EFF, we have no history of rape
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- Julius Malema lets rip against ‘boer spy’ Ramaphosa
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I feel bereft and lonely. To whom do I turn for solace, comfort, and advice?
City Press on Twitter
- RT @bhintsintsi: I've just arrived in Houghton. A crowd near #Mandela's home singing 'Akalalanga uguqe ngamadolo'. The street is barricaded 3 hours ago
- MT @lubabalongcukan: A handful of people sing pro-Madiba slogans in Qunu following the death of #Mandela last night 4 hours ago
- MT @lubabalongcukan: Armed military personnel, police & traffic officers can be seen at gate of late president Nelson #Mandela's Qunu home 4 hours ago
- See our special report on Nelson #Mandela: http://t.co/oJkLguiXgi 5 hours ago
- Madiba: Leaders pay tribute to ‘one of the brightest lights of the world’: http://t.co/XnwIAb40CA by @carienduplessis #Mandela 6 hours ago
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