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                    [Title] => South Africa ruling party headed for win
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South Africa's ruling African National Congress was headed for a comfortable win as vote-counting in South Africa's elections drew to a close Friday while key opposition rivals strengthened their support after promising change after 20 years of leadership by the party that led the fight against apartheid.

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South Africans on yesterday celebrated 20 years of democracy with song, prayer and praise for those who guided their country into a more peaceful, tolerant era, although some noted that economic inequality and other problems have undermined the nation's promise since the first all-race elections ended white rule on April 27, 1994.

[DatePublished] => 2014-04-28 04:48:07 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1231969 [AuthorName] => Christopher Torchia [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1288098 [Title] => The wisdom of Nelson Mandela [Summary] =>

In the preface of the book Mandela’s Way: Lessons on Life, Love and Courage, Nelson Mandela writes, “In Africa there is a concept known as Ubuntu — the profound sense that we are human only through the humanity of others; that if we are to accomplish anything in the world, it will in equal measure be due to the work and achievements of others.”

[DatePublished] => 2014-02-09 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133682 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1775459 [AuthorName] => Tonette Martel [SectionName] => Sunday Lifestyle [SectionUrl] => sunday-life [URL] => ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1286540 [Title] => South Africa: Mandela's will worth $4.1 million [Summary] =>

Nelson Mandela's estate, worth roughly $4.1 million, will be shared between his family, members of his staff, schools that he attended and the African National Congress, the movement that fought white rule and now governs South Africa, the will's executors said yesterday.

[DatePublished] => 2014-02-04 07:08:21 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1231969 [AuthorName] => Christopher Torchia [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1270296 [Title] => SAfrica: Fake signer says he interpreted for years [Summary] =>

The bogus sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela's memorial said Tuesday he had translated for years at big events for the South African ruling party and government, which is investigating how a self-described schizophrenic said to have been involved in mob killings got such a sensitive job in which he stood close to U.S. President Barack Obama and other world leaders.

[DatePublished] => 2013-12-20 02:32:53 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1667308 [AuthorName] => Ray Faure and Christoper Torchia [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => http://imageshack.com/a/img35/4618/3a49.jpg ) [5] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1269128 [Title] => Mandela buried in rolling hills of S Africa [Summary] =>

Anti-apartheid champion Nelson Mandela was buried in his home village on Sunday after a funeral that mixed ancient tribal rituals with a display of the might of the new, integrated South Africa.

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Nelson Mandela was buried yesterday in the African ground he loved after a funeral ceremony that included a 21-gun salute and fly-overs by military aircraft as well as a eulogy by a traditional leader wearing an animal skin.

[DatePublished] => 2013-12-16 05:02:58 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1231969 [AuthorName] => Christopher Torchia [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => ) [7] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1267229 [Title] => Black and white, thousands bid farewell to Mandela [Summary] =>

Black and white, old and young, South Africans by the thousands paid final tribute Wednesday to their beloved Nelson Mandela. In silence or murmuring, they filed past the coffin. Some glanced back, as if clinging to the sight, a moment in history.

[DatePublished] => 2013-12-12 08:37:10 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1231969 [AuthorName] => Christopher Torchia [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => http://img12.imageshack.us/img12/2739/exq6.jpg ) [8] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1266696 [Title] => Sterling icons of democracy [Summary] =>

It was not difficult to think of a topic for my column this week as I’m sure many others were likewise moved to write about the recent loss of one of the greatest leaders of our time, South Africa’s first black president Nelson Mandela, affectionately called ‘Madiba’ (his Xhosa clan name) by his countrymen and by his many friends and admirers all over the world.

[DatePublished] => 2013-12-11 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 134448 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1777201 [AuthorName] => Tony Katigbak [SectionName] => Opinion [SectionUrl] => opinion [URL] => ) [9] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1266273 [Title] => Binay to attend Mandela rites [Summary] =>

Vice President Jejomar Binay will join roughly 70 heads of state and government to attend today’s memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela.

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