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A flame for Nelson Mandela

Thursday, May 31, 2012 - 00:54

May 30 - Former South African President Nelson Mandela and his family receive the African National Congress centenary torch. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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Former South African president Nelson Mandela and his family receive the African National Congress centenary torch. Mandela is surrrounded by his wife as he is presented with the flame. Mandela, who will turn 94 in June, was not able to attend the officials celebrations held in January. The torch is also a tribute to the many ANC members who were assassinated or tortured to death by the apartheid regime. The flame has travelled the whole country as provinces hold centenary celebrations throughout 2012. Deborah Lutterbeck, Reuters.

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A flame for Nelson Mandela

Thursday, May 31, 2012 - 00:54