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Feke: from South Africa to Ghana and back

Africa is alive with opportunity, says the founder of BW Medical Group. South African entrepreneurs need to remind themselves people are open to investing in Africa. "We Africans have the opportunity to build African conglomerates. We can create wealth by Africans for Africa."

Remembering Mandela, one year on

It has been a year since Nelson Mandela passed on. His departure, mourned by the world, still impacts us today, prompting us to live by his example with compassion, reconciliation and Ubuntu.

Mandela left his mark on many homes

Born in a small village in Transkei, Nelson Mandela moved to Johannesburg as a young man. He called several places home over the years, from a backyard shack in Alexandra to an upmarket house in well-heeled Houghton. In his retirement, he divided his time between the city and his rural retreat in Qunu.


‘Africa, draw lessons from Mandela’s life’

Speaking at Nelson Mandela's funeral in Qunu in the Eastern Cape on Sunday, three of Africa's leaders called on the people of the continent to draw lessons from Mandela's life in order to take his legacy forward now that he is gone.

Qunu museum gives life to Mandela’s legacy

The Nelson Mandela Museum, situated on a hilltop near the Mbashe river in Qunu, is more than just a static tribute to the former president. It also acts as catalyst for transformation and community upliftment in the village Madiba called home.

South Africans queue to say goodbye to Mandela

As they did when they waited to vote in the country's first democratic elections in 1994, South Africans gathered in a long, orderly but festive queue this week, waiting to have one last look at Nelson Mandela as he lay in state at the Union Buildings in Pretoria.

Mandela: childhood heroes and lessons

Nelson Mandela called Qunu in the Eastern Cape home, and it is where is to be buried on 15 December 2013. It is no accident that he went from herd boy to freedom fighter to global statesman – he was chosen for greatness.

Good bye Tata, from the Rainbow Nation

Nelson Mandela has left an indelible mark on every South African. His legacy will live on, even as people mourn his passing. Around the country and the world, they gather to pay tribute to a great man and celebrate his inspiring life.

The world pays tribute to a great man

Nelson Mandela united the world in freedom and forgiveness. Once again, today he unites the world - in grief. From politicians to entertainers, from sports men and women to religious leaders, and from ordinary people the world over, tributes are pouring in for a man loved by all.

The world will miss you, Madiba

Nelson Mandela's was a life well-lived. He was an example to which each and every person can aspire - from a small village in the Eastern Cape to the world's political and humanitarian stages, via the horror and loneliness of apartheid's prisons. We salute you, Tata.


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