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#Madiba

From TheJournal.ie On this day 25 years ago, Nelson Mandela walked free Long Walk

On this day 25 years ago, Nelson Mandela walked free

After 26 years in prison, Mandela called for peace.

From TheJournal.ie Mandela widow gives up her right to half his estate Nelson Mandela

Mandela widow gives up her right to half his estate

She does, however, get four properties, cars, artwork and jewellery in lieu.

From TheJournal.ie Families of women claiming to be Mandela's daughters not seeking inheritance Paternity

Families of women claiming to be Mandela's daughters not seeking inheritance

The two women were reportedly born during Mandela’s stormy marriage to Mase, with whom he had four children.

From TheJournal.ie Mandela’s €3 million will revealed: Staff members, family and the ANC all benefit Madiba

Mandela’s €3 million will revealed: Staff members, family and the ANC all benefit

Close members of the leader’s staff will be awarded around €3,000 each. There is a 90 day period in which the will can be contested.

From TheJournal.ie "It's a scandal": Claims Mandela funds were used to print ANC t-shirts South Africa

"It's a scandal": Claims Mandela funds were used to print ANC t-shirts

Opposition parties in South Africa are demanding an investigation.

From TheJournal.ie Artists ordered to remove rabbit from Mandela statue's ear Rabbit Ears

Artists ordered to remove rabbit from Mandela statue's ear

The artists say that the rabbit is “their trademark”.

From TheJournal.ie Mandela's name will live on - but will it be commercialised? Branding

Mandela's name will live on - but will it be commercialised?

As South Africa settled into first week after Madiba’s funeral, fears grow that his legacy might be exploited.

From TheJournal.ie Lockdown at Mandela's boyhood village for funeral Madiba This post contains images

Lockdown at Mandela's boyhood village for funeral

Dignitaries and family descend on Qunu as South African icon arrives at final resting place.

From TheJournal.ie Desmond Tutu says he will attend Mandela funeral after all South Africa

Desmond Tutu says he will attend Mandela funeral after all

The peace icon had said he had not been invited to his old friend’s burial – but now says he will be going after all.

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams picked for guard of honour for Mandela South Africa

Gerry Adams picked for guard of honour for Mandela

The Sinn Féin president said he was honoured and privileged to be chosen to take part in the ceremony in South Africa.

From TheJournal.ie Giant statue of Nelson Mandela goes up in Pretoria Madiba

Giant statue of Nelson Mandela goes up in Pretoria

The latest tribute to Madiba stands proud in front of Union buildings.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Today everybody’s talking about the sale of Bord Gáis Energy, garda recruitment and the response of the ‘fake’ deaf interpreter at Nelson Mandela’s memorial.

From TheJournal.ie 'Fake' deaf interpreter at Mandela memorial says he had 'schizophrenic episode' Mandela Memorial

'Fake' deaf interpreter at Mandela memorial says he had 'schizophrenic episode'

“There was nothing I could do. I was alone in a very dangerous situation,” Thamasanqa Jantjie has told a South African newspaper.

From TheJournal.ie Deaf interpreter at Mandela's memorial was a fake CONFIRMED

Deaf interpreter at Mandela's memorial was a fake

The deaf community in South Africa is outraged by the error.

From TheJournal.ie Mandela's body lying in state after solemn journey through Pretoria Mandela

Mandela's body lying in state after solemn journey through Pretoria

Madiba will lie in state for three days in Pretoria where heads of state, celebrities and the general public will view the open casket.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s been talking about the memorial service for ‘Madiba’, new Church abuse reports and budget overruns at the HSE…

From The42 Galatasaray fans shame football authorities over Drogba's Mandela tribute Political Football

Galatasaray fans shame football authorities over Drogba's Mandela tribute

The Gala fans backed their star striker and Emmanuel Eboue tonight.

From TheJournal.ie "Slán abhaile, Madiba" - TDs pay tribute to Nelson Mandela Madiba

"Slán abhaile, Madiba" - TDs pay tribute to Nelson Mandela

Party leaders were given time to speak today in the chamber in memory of the South African leader.

US network plays Toto's Africa over Mandela memorial footage

The station has been criticised for its decision.

From TheJournal.ie PIC: Has Eamon Gilmore just done a selfie in South Africa? Selfie Style

PIC: Has Eamon Gilmore just done a selfie in South Africa?

So, the Tánaiste does selfies… we think.

From TheJournal.ie LIVE: The Rainbow Nation says goodbye to its founding father South Africa

LIVE: The Rainbow Nation says goodbye to its founding father

Up to 100 world leaders and 80,000 people are expected at the FNB Stadium today.

From TheJournal.ie More than 80,000 to attend memorial service for Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg Long Goodbye

More than 80,000 to attend memorial service for Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg

Here’s what else will happen in South Africa this week as the country says goodbye to its former leader.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Monday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s been talking about the resignation of the CRC boss, the major jobs announcement in Limerick and tomorrow’s service for ‘Madiba’…

From TheJournal.ie Obama and Castro to deliver eulogies at Mandela memorial service Madiba

Obama and Castro to deliver eulogies at Mandela memorial service

Heads of state and government have been arriving ahead of tomorrow’s State Memorial Service. President Michael D Higgins is representing Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie A piece of history: Mandela's handwritten notes on speech he gave in Dublin 23 years ago Mandela In Ireland

A piece of history: Mandela's handwritten notes on speech he gave in Dublin 23 years ago

Mandela noted the success the Irish soccer team in handwritten notes on a speech he gave at Dublin’s Mansion House in July 1990.

From TheJournal.ie Dunnes Stores strikers to attend Nelson Mandela's funeral Tribute

Dunnes Stores strikers to attend Nelson Mandela's funeral

Nelson Mandela met with the Dunnes Stores strikers after his release in 1990 and said that their stand helped keep him going during his imprisonment.

From TheJournal.ie Madiba: The last official portrait Up Close

Madiba: The last official portrait

Nelson Mandela’s last official photoshoot caught him in reflective mood. The portrait sold for charity just days before he died.

From TheJournal.ie Mandela was only taken off US terrorism watchlist in 2008 Madiba

Mandela was only taken off US terrorism watchlist in 2008

South Africa’s apartheid regime designated the African National Congress as a terrorist organisation as it fought against racial segregation.

From The42 8 pictures and videos that prove Nelson Mandela was a sporting icon Invictus This post contains videos

8 pictures and videos that prove Nelson Mandela was a sporting icon

From inspiring a nation to Rugby World Cup success to his stunning appearance at the 2003 Special Olympics.

From TheJournal.ie 'We are in struggle because we value life and love all humanity': Mandela's address to the Dáil Mandela In Ireland

'We are in struggle because we value life and love all humanity': Mandela's address to the Dáil

Freed from prison six months earlier, Mandela made a stirring speech to the Dáil in that glorious summer of 1990. Here’s what he said.

From TheJournal.ie 18 years ago, Mandela wore a Springbok jersey to present the Rugby World Cup Power Of Sport This post contains videos

18 years ago, Mandela wore a Springbok jersey to present the Rugby World Cup

“We didn’t have 60,000 South Africans, we had 43 million South Africans” – Francois Pienaar.

From TheJournal.ie A world mourns: Memories of Mandela grace the front pages Madiba This post contains images

A world mourns: Memories of Mandela grace the front pages

“We thank God for you, Madiba. May you rest in peace and rise in glory.” – Archbishop Desmond Tutu

From TheJournal.ie Nelson Mandela: A life in pictures Madiba This post contains images

Nelson Mandela: A life in pictures

The former president of South Africa, who spent 27 years in prison, has died.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Mandela's Irish visits Madiba

In pictures: Mandela's Irish visits

The South African leader visited Ireland on three occasions, most recently for the Special Olympics in 2003.

From TheJournal.ie "He taught us how to come together and believe in ourselves": The world reacts to Mandela's death Madiba

"He taught us how to come together and believe in ourselves": The world reacts to Mandela's death

From Obama, Clinton and Ban Ki-moon to Bill Gates, Bono and Pelé — figures from around the world have been paying tribute…

From TheJournal.ie South African Government confirms death of Nelson Mandela Mandela

South African Government confirms death of Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela — South African icon — has died aged 95, current president Jacob Zuma has confirmed tonight.

From TheJournal.ie Nelson Mandela still 'quite ill' and cannot talk Madiba

Nelson Mandela still 'quite ill' and cannot talk

The South African’s ex-wife Winnie Madikizela-Mandela spoke to a local newspaper about the former president’s condition.

From TheJournal.ie Confirmed: Nelson Mandela leaves hospital and returns home Madiba

Confirmed: Nelson Mandela leaves hospital and returns home

The 95-year-old legend’s condition has been described as ‘critical and, at times, unstable’.

From TheJournal.ie Update: Nelson Mandela still in hospital, earlier reports 'incorrect' Madiba

Update: Nelson Mandela still in hospital, earlier reports 'incorrect'

Reports this morning suggested that the 95-year-old has left hospital almost three months after being admitted.

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