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WATCH: First known TV interview with Nelson Mandela

WATCH: First known TV interview with Nelson Mandela

🕔22:37, 1.Sep 2016

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 in footage believed to have dated from 1956.

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CIA spy claimed his tip-off led to Mandela arrest

CIA spy claimed his tip-off led to Mandela arrest

🕔16:14, 15.May 2016

LONDON: A tip from a CIA spy to authorities in apartheid-era South Africa led to Nelson Mandela’s 1962 arrest, beginning the leader’s 27 years behind bars, an article in the Sunday Times reported.

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Mandela phone app for tourists in S.Africa

Mandela phone app for tourists in S.Africa

🕔14:18, 5.Apr 2015

JOHANNESBURG: A phone app tracing the footsteps of Nelson Mandela was launched Wednesday in South Africa to encourage tourists to explore his life story, 25 years after his release from prison.

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Hero’s welcome for S.Africa’s first Miss World in 40 years

Hero’s welcome for S.Africa’s first Miss World in 40 years

🕔12:56, 21.Dec 2014

JOHANNESBURG: South Africa on Saturday welcomed back home its first Miss World winner in 40 years, Rolene Strauss, with wild cheers and ululations.

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Italy mayor wants separate buses for Roma people

Italy mayor wants separate buses for Roma people

🕔15:44, 25.Oct 2014

ROME: An attempt by an Italian mayor to create a separate bus route for Roma people sparked outrage among politicians Saturday, who compared the move to apartheid-era South Africa’s segregation policies.

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Paris Opera expels veiled woman during performance: official

Paris Opera expels veiled woman during performance: official

🕔01:28, 20.Oct 2014

PARIS: France’s government is drawing up a new set of rules for theatres after Paris Opera ejected woman for wearing a veil during a performance, the institution’s deputy director said Sunday.

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