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Nelson Mandela's $4.1M estate revealed

Nelson Mandela's $4.1M estate revealed

PRETORIA, South Africa, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- South African former President and anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela's last will and testament was made public on Monday.
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Judge: Mandela's $4.1M estate divided among family, staff, ANC

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Family members, staff and the political party he once led will all receive bequests from the estate of Nelson Mandela, a South African judge announced Monday.
Farewell to Mandela: South African leader laid to rest [PHOTOS]

Farewell to Mandela: South African leader laid to rest [PHOTOS]

Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Former South African president and anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela was laid to rest yesterday in his ancestral home of Qunu, following ten days of commemoration.
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Body of Nelson Mandela lying in state in Pretoria

Body of Nelson Mandela lying in state in Pretoria

PRETORIA, South Africa, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- South Africans viewed the body of Nelson Mandela lying in state Wednesday in Pretoria, where he was sworn in 19 years ago as the nation's first black president.
Former President Bush to join Obamas at Mandela's memorial

Former President Bush to join Obamas at Mandela's memorial

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Former South African President Nelson Mandela, who died at age 95 after a long illness, will be buried in the province where he was born, officials said.

Idris Elba: Portraying Nelson Mandela 'massive responsibility'

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- British actor Idris Elba, at the premiere of a movie about South African leader Nelson Mandela, said playing the role was a "massive responsibility."

Ex-S. African President Mbeki: Mandela may be sent home soon

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, July 14 (UPI) -- Thabo Mbeki, a former president of South Africa, said he thinks former President Nelson Mandela will soon be sent home to recuperate.

So. African president Zuma: Nelson Mandela 'responding to treatment'

PRETORIA, South Africa, July 12 (UPI) -- South African anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, 94, is "responding to treatment" at a Pretoria hospital, President Jacob Zuma said.
Nelson Mandela remains in critical but stable condition

Nelson Mandela remains in critical but stable condition

PRETORIA, South Africa, July 5 (UPI) -- Former South African leader Nelson Mandela's doctors say he's in critical but stable condition, not a vegetative state as reported, the president's office said.
Obama meets with Nelson Mandela's family in So. Africa

Obama meets with Nelson Mandela's family in So. Africa

PRETORIA, South Africa, June 29 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama met Saturday with the family of Nelson Mandela and discussed the anti-apartheid icon with South African President Jacob Zuma.
Nelson Mandela hospitalized in critical condition

Nelson Mandela hospitalized in critical condition

PRETORIA, South Africa, June 23 (UPI) -- The South African government said Sunday night former President Nelson Mandela's condition has deteriorated to "critical."
Mandela treated for lung infection

Mandela treated for lung infection

PRETORIA, South Africa, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Nelson Mandela, leader of the anti-apartheid movement and former South Africa president, is being treated for a persistent lung infection, doctors said.
Mandela asks to go home to Qunu

Mandela asks to go home to Qunu

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, May 23 (UPI) -- Former South African President Nelson Mandela, hospitalized in January, is feeling better and has asked to go home to his village in Qunu, officials said.
Mandela celebrates 91st birthday quietly

Mandela celebrates 91st birthday quietly

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, July 18 (UPI) -- Former South African President Nelson Mandela is determined to keep a low profile Saturday as the world celebrates his 91st birthday, a spokesman said.

Zimbabwe blocks Annan, Carter visit

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- The Zimbabwean government denied Saturday that it barred former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan and ex-U.S. President Jimmy Carter from entry.
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Graca Machel
TOR2001111703 - 17 NOVEMBER 2001 - TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA: Nelson Mandela and wife Graca Machel at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada, November 17, 2001. Mr. Mandela and Ms Machel were both awarded honorary doctorates in recognition of their work for the children of the world. rw/Ryerson University HO. UPI
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Graça Machel, DBE (born Graça Simbine; 17 October 1945) is the third wife of former South African president Nelson Mandela and the widow of the late Mozambican president Samora Machel. She is the only person in the world to have been married to the presidents of two different nations. She is an international advocate for women’s and children’s rights.

Born in rural Incadine, Gaza Province, Mozambique, she attended Methodist Mission schools before gaining a scholarship to attend University of Lisbon in Portugal, where she first became involved in independence issues. In that university, she got a scholarship from Romance Languages. She is fluent in English, Spanish, Italian, French, as well as Portuguese and her native Tsonga. She returned to Mozambique in 1973, joined the Mozambican Liberation Front (FRELIMO) and became a schoolteacher.

Following Mozambique independence in 1975, Machel was appointed Minister for Education and Culture. She married Samora Machel the same year. Following her retirement from the Mozambique ministry, Machel was appointed as the expert in charge of producing the ground-breaking United Nations Report on the Impact of Armed Conflict on Children. Her first husband died in a plane crash over South Africa in 1986.

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