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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"Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a true leader, a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary and philanthropist who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999," the royal couple captioned the post.
Moosa pointed out that "while we cannot as South Africa claim to have all answers to world challenges, we believe that there is a need for renewed commitment towards global peace, security, development, conflict prevention and resolution, peace-building, peaceful co-existence, reconciliation, compassion, the promotion and protection of human rights, and long-term development initiatives as the core values of our late struggle icon and first democratically-elected president, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela." Speaking further about the economic blockade imposed on Qatar in June 2017, Moosa said South Africa remains a strong believer and supporter of the principle of peaceful co-existence among nations, especially neighbouring states.
On this day 25 years ago (27th April 1994) our global icon of human rights, justice and peace Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela joined millions of South Africans to cast their first ballot in a free and democratic South Africa.
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a South African freedom fighter and anti-apartheid leader who dedicated his whole life in fighting against white minority rule in South Africa before successfully ushering in a fully representative democracy in what he called a 'Rainbow Nation.'
The lively event was organised last Saturday by the South African Embassy in Doha in collaboration with Katara the Cultural Village to mark the day when the icon of South African anti-apartheid movement revolutionary and philanthropist late Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (Madiba) was released from prison by the then apartheid regime.
It is jointly presented by the Apartheid Museum in South Africa, Anti-Apartheid Movement Archives and Southbank Centre, marking the centenary of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela's birth (1918 - 2013).
100 years ago Rolihlahla Mandela was born into the Madiba clan in the village of Mvezo, in the Eastern Cape, on 18 July 1918.
Mandela was named Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela and was born in the village of Mvezo, which was in the Cape Province (now called Eastern Cape) of the Union of South Africa (now the Republic of South Africa).
Born in Bizana, Eastern Cape, in 1936, she was only 22 when she married Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, 18 years her senior and already a veteran of the antiapartheid struggle.
It is not to be confused with the legit UN Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize, which awarded once every five years as a tribute to the outstanding achievements and contributions of two individuals from each gender.
To the Editor: Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (Madlba) was the first black president of the Republic of South Africa (SA), the iconic figure of the liberation struggle against apartheid and the unique moral voice of the world.