Category Archives: Al Jazeera

Q&A: The post-Mandela South Africa

In an interview with me, Mamphele Ramphele, founder of the new Agang SA political party, warns against ‘deification’ of Nelson Mandela.

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In Pictures: Smiles and tears for Madiba

As the eulogies were read, the songs sung, Madiba’s farewell suddenly became real.

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Locked out of Mandela’s funeral

Residents of Nelson Mandela’s hometown say they would have liked to have taken part in the burial ceremony.

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In Pictures: One last glance of Madiba

Tens of thousands of people waited for hours to get a final look at South Africa’s beloved former president.

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Memorial missed Madiba magic

Tens of thousands braved the rain to attend the memorial in Johannesburg, but many of the speeches felt rehearsed.

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Mandela remembered in the rain and mud

South Africa’s urban poor reflect on Mandela’s death, political exclusion and the burden of a failing economy.

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Q and A: South Africa’s Julius Malema

I interviewed the populist politician about his thoughts on Mandela’s life and death.

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