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R.I.P. Nelson Mandela Dead At 95

 
 

Nelson Mandela dead

Former President of South Africa Nelson Mandela is dead at age 95.

The anti-apartheid icon passed away peacefully at his home in South Africa on Thursday, December 5, 2013.

There were several rumors circulating on social media claiming the Mandela has passed away yesterday.

However, multiple news sources have confirmed his passing earlier today including CNN.

Wikipedia has also already updated Mandela’s death.

Nelson Mandela wikipedia

The cause of his death is not yet known, but Nelson Mandela was battling a recurring lung infection for several months.

Nelson Mandela was born in the small village of Mvezo in Umtatu on July 18, 1918.

Mandela, who served 27 years in prison, served as South Africa’s first black president from 1994-1999.

“He is now resting,” said South African President Jacob Zuma. “He is now at peace. Our nation has lost his greatest son. Our people have lost their father.”

Nelson Mandela and Michael Manley

Photo of Nelson Mandela and former Prime Minister of Jamaica Michael Manley.

Nelson Mandela

The motion picture Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom starring Idris Elba as Nelson Mandela and Naomie Harris as Winnie Madikizela was released on November 28, 2013.

Watch the trailer.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • Blackman

    R I P peace my black leader nuff respect to the I .

  • Jamaican

    Rest In Peace Nelson Mandela a true revolutionary icon.

  • Africa

    How come mi nuh see a lot of comment on Nelson Mandela one of the great black leader? Bt mi see a lot of comment on the bleach out dj kartel talking a lot of sh– out his dutty moth him nuh belive into god bt him belive into devil lol ironic

  • Kirkland Jason Edwards

    Respect due always to real world boss. R. I. P nelson