Navy officers stand guard at the coffin of late South African president Nelson Mandela on the last day of Mr Mandela's lying in state at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, South Africa today. Photograph: EPA/Alexander Joe/Pool Thousands of people are ... Irish Times, 18 minutes ago
By Emma Hurd, Sky Correspondent The South African government has condemned the posting on Twitter of a hoax photograph appearing to show the body of Nelson Mandela. The image, in which the anti-apartheid icon is apparently lying in his coffin, has ...Sky News, 1 hour ago Anger Over Nelson Mandela Twitter Photo Hoax Sky News, 28 minutes ago
The sign language interpreter who sparked outrage in the deaf community says he suffered a kind of schizophrenic episode during the Mandela memorial, while the ANC confirms they have hired him before. Please wait while this video loads. If it ...Channel 4, 21 hours ago Fake interpreter at Mandela service: 'Sorry,' I have schizophrenia Washington Times, 21 hours ago 'Fake' Mandela interpreter's explanation that he had a schizophrenic attack seems plausible ITV.com, 22 hours ago Govt Admits Mistake Over Mandela Signer Sky News, 23 hours ago
His widow Graca Machel and President Jacob Zuma were among those to pay their respects. Mr Mandela, known by his clan name Madiba, died last Thursday at the age of 95 and will be buried on Sunday. His funeral will take place in his home ...Angola Press, 22 hours ago Kiwis gather for Mandela memorial service New Zealand Herald, 1 day ago More wait to pay respects to Mandela BBC, 1 day ago I had no feud with Mandela: President Zimbabwe Herald, 1 day ago
Idris Elba picked up a nod for his portrayal of Nelson Mandela as the Globes nominees were announced.
Historical drama 12 Years a Slave and crime caper American Hustle won most nominations for the Golden Globes with seven nods each on Thursday, as Hollywood's awards season heats up. In one of the most crowded fields for years, the black and white ...IAfrica.com, 2 hours ago 12 Years A Slave leads race for Golden Globes Asian Age, 27 minutes ago
US chat show host Jimmy Kimmel asked the expert to translate what Thamsanqa Jantjie was saying to the crowds as President Obama and others spoke at the historic event in Johannesburg. Expert interpreter Justin Maurer, who has signed for some of ...Scottish Daily Express, 1 hour ago
Politicians, musicians and artists are celebrating the life of Nelson Mandela at a special event in Westminster. Veteran activist Tony Benn, Commons Speaker John Bercow and TUC leader Frances O'Grady are among those paying tribute to the former ...BBC, 20 hours ago Musicians and soap stars to join MPs for Parliament's Mandela tribute MSN UK, 1 day ago Parliament to stage Mandela tribute Yahoo! UK and Ireland, 1 day ago
South Africa's deputy disability minister says the government is investigating how a man who faked sign language at the Mandela memorial was given security clearance. Thamsanqa Dyantyi, who stood alongside national and international leaders at the ...BBC, 20 hours ago
On books As I get older, I tend to read very old books. Centuries old. Modern writing has become something of a mystery to me and I eschew best sellers for exactly that reason. A good book is a priceless gem and one where long after we have ...Huffington Post UK, 21 hours ago
In Malaysia, the passing of South Africa's former president, Nelson Mandela has been politicised. Comments from some political parties comparing their party struggles to the life of Mandela have been perceived by critics as inappropriate attempts to ...Channel NewsAsia, 21 hours ago
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