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Nelson Mandela spent almost three decades in prison, clearly his conscious relationship with time can not be under-emphasized.

APRNEWS - His closest companion on this isolated island was his watch, which was always kept on South African time wherever he travelled in the world as the country’s first black president. The item was displayed at an exhibition opening in London. The exhibition featured Mandela’s life and legacy.


Oprah, Beyonce in South Africa for Mandela 100 concert

APRNEWS - Celebrated American television host and philanthropist Oprah Winfrey has urged young people in South Africa not to give up on their dreams, asking them to emulate the country’s first black president Nelson Mandela.

Oprah, who was delivering a keynote address at the University of Johannesburg, also shared fond memories of her time spent with the global icon.


South Africa's Ramaphosa donates half of his salary to Mandela fund

APRNEWS - President of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that he will donate half of his presidential salary towards a fund in memory of Nelson Mandela.

The amount will go into a fund to be administered by the Nelson Mandela Fund. It will be known as the Nelson Mandela Thuma Mina Fund. The exact amount remains unknown as well as well as the duration of the donation.

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