Nelson Mandela

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Noun1.Nelson Mandela - South African statesman who was released from prison to become the nation's first democratically elected president in 1994 (born in 1918)
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Last night, Steve McCabe, Labour MP for Birmingham Hall Green and a member of the House of Commons Select Committee on Northern Ireland, said of Meehan: 'For anyone to compare him with Nelson Mandela is outrageous.
And they also planned to put untraceable poison into the medicine of Nelson Mandela, while he was in prison.
Speaking for kids all over the world, Nelson Mandela has made us understand that we should always stand tall for what we think is fair.
Yet when Nelson Mandela walked free from the grounds of the Victor Verster Prison on February 11, 1990, and delivered his first public speech in more than 27 years, he embodied the threadbare mantras of socialism.
And Nelson Mandela, the voice of sweet reason, is seventy-five years old and can't keep speaking to them forever.
Children had also the opportunity to listen to the stories about the life and work of the Nelson Mandela, narrated in Urdu by the volunteers.
As part of Nelson Mandela Day commemoration, the Deputy Minister will be handing over educational toys and books, handover of soccer and netball kits and the elderly will also receive gifts.
After the meeting, Steven also looked at some artwork created by young people across the city including an impressive painting of Nelson Mandela by Everton Free School student Zack Kelly.
From the early days of sanctions to the more recent declaration of 18 July as Nelson Mandela International Day, this Assembly has placed itself on the right side of history- with the people who need us most," he said.
Morgan Freeman who has acted as Nelson Mandela will narrate Mandela's life lessons and dramatize it.
Desmond Jaddoo wants the city council to call the PS189 million landmark the Birmingham Nelson Mandela Library.

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