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Mandela ambulance ‘caught fire’, his surgeon reveals

An ambulance carrying South Africa’s first democratically elected president Nelson Mandela caught fire as it was rushing him to hospital, his doctor revealed in a book published on Monday. The incident is one of several bizarre episodes…

South Africa buries ‘greatest son’ Mandela

QUNU, SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa held a state funeral for Nelson Mandela on Sunday, closing one chapter in its tortured history and opening another in which the multi-racial democracy he founded will have to discover if it can thrive…

Mandela’s body begins journey to funeral site

PRETORIA: Nelson Mandela's body was being flown on Saturday to South Africa's Eastern Cape region, headed for a state funeral on Sunday in his ancestral village after a send-off for the anti-apartheid hero by the ruling African National…

World leaders come together to tribute Mandela

Presidents and prime ministers, celebrities and royals of various countries flocked to Johannesburg to pay tribute to late South African president Nelson Mandela. It reportedly was amongst the largest gatherings of global leaders in recent…