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World leaders gather to remember Mandela

Over 70 global leaders – including four US presidents – as well as royalty and international celebrities are heading to South Africa for a massive memorial service for Nelson Mandela, set to be one of the largest gatherings of heads of state and government in recent history.

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World leaders line up to bid Mandela farewell

Tuesday's memorial service for Nelson Mandela will feature one of biggest gatherings of world leaders in history. Some 70 heads of state, including US President Barack Obama, French President Francois Hollande and British Prime Minister David Cameron, have confirmed their attendance.

The meaning of heritage

Heritage means different things to different people. But for all, it seems to be inextricably linked to national pride, culture, tradition and the past. Now, as Heritage Month draws to a close, the National Heritage Council wants South Africans to help define the concept.
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Celebrate SA’s rich heritage

Heritage Day is a solemn occasion to remember our past - both its tragic and triumphant moments - as well as a day to celebrate our colourful diversity. Have a braai, go on a tour, visit a museum, or attend an official event.

Cash boost for Baartman memorial

A centre of remembrance will be built in the Eastern Cape, near the grave of Saartjie Baartman – because “her story is the story of the world. The memory of Sarah Baartman is the memory of the world”.
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Tears, tributes for ‘Mother of the Nation’

Mother of the nation, heroine, dignified leader of the struggle against apartheid. These were some of the phrases used to describe the late Albertina Sisulu during an official memorial service in Pretoria on Thursday.


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