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Nelson Mandela's widow forced to get accreditation to funeral, aide's book claims

Helen Nyambura-Mwaura Nelson Mandela's widow was forced to get accreditation to attend his memorial service and could only bring four family members as his clan squabbled after his death, the South African anti-apartheid...

Nelson Mandela's estate worth at least $US4.1m

Nelson Mandela left his roughly $US4.1 million ($4.7 million) estate to his wife Graca Machel, family members, staff, schools and the ANC, according to a summary of his will.

Barack Obama takes selfie at Nelson Mandela memorial

Having fun: Obama jokes with his fellow leaders.

Barack Obama gave a stirring eulogy for Nelson Mandela, but it was his grinning selfi that set social networks abuzz.

S. Africa government denies Nelson Mandela discharged from hospital

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Nelson Mandela remains in hospital in a critical but stable condition, the office of South Africa’s president says.

Nelson Mandela's memorial service expanded to fit 200,000 people

Paying tribute: Outside the Houghton, Johannesburg, home of Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg.

Rene Vollgraaff, Janice Kew, Robert Brand South Africa will expand Nelson Mandela's memorial service to cater for at least 200,000 people as ordinary citizens to heads of state clamor to pay tribute to the former president.

Nelson Mandela dead: South Africa in mourning as Jacob Zuma confirms news

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South African President Jacob Zuma has confirmed the news that Nelson Mandela has died.

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Nelson Mandela leaves hospital for home

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Anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela has been discharged from hospital, but remains critically ill and will receive intensive care at his home.

South Africa to sentence 20 extremists for Nelson Mandela death plot

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A South African court began sentencing on Monday 20 right-wing extremists convicted of high treason for a plot to kill Nelson Mandela and drive blacks out of the country.

Nelson Mandela assassination plot: White supremacists jailed

Les Pretorius (2nd-L) stands next to his sons Johan (C) and Wilhelm (R) Pretorius, two of the 20 right-wing extremists convicted of high treason for a plot to kill former president Nelson Mandela.

A South African court has handed down prison sentences to 20 white extremists involved in terrorist plots, including an attempt on the life of former president Nelson Mandela.

Nelson Mandela memorial in pictures

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 10:  Some of the first people to arrive at the 95,000-seat FNB Stadium sing and dance before the start of the official memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela December 10, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Over 60 heads of state have travelled to South Africa to attend a week of events commemorating the life of former South African President Nelson Mandela. Mr Mandela passed away on the evening of December 5, 2013 at his home in Houghton at the age of 95. Mandela became South Africa's first black president in 1994 after spending 27 years in jail for his activism against apartheid in a racially-divided South Africa.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

People arrive at the FNB Stadium in Soweto ahead of the national memorial service for late former South African President Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg.

Nelson Mandela putting up 'courageous fight'

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The family of ailing former South African president Nelson Mandela says the liberation struggle icon is not doing well, but is putting up a courageous fight from his deathbed.

South Africa's acting High Commissioner was 'inspired' by Nelson Mandela

SPECIAL 00002664 Mandela;Sydney;000904;Digital photo;Robert Pearce;SMH NEWS;story;John Huxley.Nelson Mandela presented awards to Faith Bandler[right] and Stella Cornelius.

Ross Peake South Africa's acting High Commissioner in Australia, Raymond Sithole, says he was inspired by a meeting with Nelson Mandela.

Nelson Mandela - 1918 - 2013

The life and times of Nelson Mandela in pictures.

'Giant of history': Quotes from leaders at Nelson Mandela's memorial

'Man of the people': Nelson Mandela remembered.

World leaders, family, friends and thousands of mourners who queued for hours to secure a seat in Johannesburg's FNB stadium paid tribute to South Africa's anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela.

Nelson Mandela memorial: Barack Obama's full speech

Thank you. (Applause.) Thank you so much. Thank you. To Graça Machel and the Mandela family; to President Zuma and members of the government; to heads of states and government, past and present;...

Nelson Mandela quotes: 12 of his most famous statements

Former South African President Nelson Mandela has died, aged 95.

Twelve of Nelson Mandela's most famous quotes.

Nelson Mandela: The Madiba magic

Nelson Mandela holding the soccer World cup beside Capetown Archbishop Desmond Tutu.

South Africans called it the "Madiba magic" after his clan name - Nelson Mandela's quirky mix of grandeur and simplicity - and his colourful custom-made shirts.

Live: Nelson Mandela death leaves South Africa in mourning

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Leesha McKenny South Africa's "greatest son", former president Nelson Mandela, has died at the age of 95.

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