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South Africa Marks 1 Year Since Mandela's Death

South Africa this week marks the first anniversary of the death of Nelson Mandela with ceremonies that will both mourn and celebrate the first leader of democratic South Africa. President Jacob Zuma hailed Mandela, who died at age 95 on December 5, 2013, for his policy of reconciliation in the racially divided nation. Like many South Africans, Zuma referred to Mandela by his clan name, Madiba.   “As we remember Madiba this week, let us do so through recommitting ourselves to...

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