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Zuma on death of Nelson Mandela: 'Our nation has lost its greatest son'
(CNN)-- Nelson Mandela -- the iconic world figure who spent decades fighting apartheid and led his native South Africa as its first black president -- died Thursday after years of health ailments, South Africa's president said. Mandela was 95.
Nelson Mandela, anti-apartheid icon and father of modern South Africa, dies
(CNN)-- Nelson Mandela, the revered statesman who emerged from prison after 27 years to lead South Africa out of decades of apartheid, has died, South African President Jacob Zuma announced late Thursday. Mandela was 95. "He is now resting.
South Africa, world mourn 'giant for justice' Mandela
Although Mandela had been frail and ailing for nearly a year, Zuma's announcement late on Thursday of the death of the former president and Nobel Peace Prize laureate shook South Africa ... Obama, the first black American president, described ...
Nelson Mandela dies at age 95; South Africa's president says 'we've lost our greatest son'
JOHANNESBURG – Nelson Mandela, who became one of the world's most beloved ... and sent to the notorious Robben Island prison. It was forbidden to quote him or publish his photo, yet he and other jailed members of his banned African National ...
Nelson Mandela, South Africa's peacemaker, dies
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Nelson Mandela was a master of forgiveness ... Even in numbing confinement, Mandela sought to flourish. "Incidentally, you may find that the cell is an ideal place to learn to know yourself, to search realistically and regularly ...
Nelson Mandela has died, Zuma tells the world
Johannesburg (AFP) - Nelson Mandela, the revered icon of the anti-apartheid struggle ... Our thoughts are with his wife, his former wife, with his children, his grandchildren, his great grandchildren and the entire family." He added that the country's ...