22.02.2012 [Flickering Myth (blog)] - Well, we first broke the news way back in December and now Idris Elba (The Wire, Thor, Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance) has finally confirmed that he's set to play former South African leader Nelson Mandela in a biopic based upon Mandela's 1995
13.02.2012 [Telegraph.co.uk] - Nelson Mandela has paid tribute to Whitney Houston, the American singer and actress who died in her Los Angeles hotel room at the weekend. By Aislinn Laing, Johannesburg The former South African president, speaking through his eponymous foundation
30.01.2012 [Telegraph.co.uk] - Former South African President Nelson Mandela's last remaining sibling, his sister Nothusile Bhulehluthi, has died in Qunu, the family's base in the rural Eastern Cape. By Aislinn Laing, Johannesburg Mrs Bhulehluthi, 81, was one of 13 children Mr
28.01.2012 [Irish Times] - REPORTS THIS week that the African National Congress has called for a meeting with Nelson Mandela's grandson, Mandla, to discuss his troublesome personal life came as little surprise given the former South African president's importance to the party.
22.02.2012 [GlobalPost (blog)] - Oscar winning Actress Charlize Theron wipes away tears as she meets former South African President Nelson Mandela at Mandela House following her Academy Awards success, on March 11, 2004 in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Naashon Zalk/Getty Images)
05.12.2013 - Ailing Nelson Mandela putting up ‘courageous fight’ An ostrich egg, center, embellished with a face of former […] South African boss Nelson Mandela Johannesburg: Ailing former South African President Nelson Mandela is not “doing