Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela passes away at 95

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Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

•This week the global community is paying its last respects to Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. The first democratically elected President of South Africa and global icon passed away at his home in Johannesburg on Thursday 5 December at 95 years of age. On Tuesday, the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg was packed with thousands of South African people and many leaders from around the world eulogized the man known both at home and abroad as "Madiba". This special edition of UN and Africa is a tribute to the African statesman who is credited for steering South Africa from apartheid to democracy.

 

 

Producer/Presenter: Derrick Mbatha
Editor: Dianne Penn
Production Assistant: Sandra Guy
Studio Engineer: Zach Prewitt
Duration: 10'00"

 

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