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  Makgatho Mandela - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Makgatho Lewanika Mandela ( June 26, 1950 – January 6, 2005) was the son of former South African president and Nobel Prize winner Nelson Mandela and his first wife Evelyn Ntoko Mase.
Makgatho Mandela is survived by a sister, Makaziwe Mandela.
A younger brother, Thembekile Mandela, was killed in a car crash in 1969, shortly after Nelson Mandela began a 27-year prison stay on Robben Island for his anti- apartheid activities.
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 Nelson Mandela - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nelson Mandela was born in Tembu in the Transkei on 18 July 1918.
Mandela was also criticized for his close friendship with leaders such as Fidel Castro and Moammar Al Qadhafi, whom he called his "comrades in arms." His decision to commit South African troops to the 1998 invasion of Lesotho in order to quell a coup d'état also remains a topic of some controversy.
In 2003, Mandela attacked the foreign policy of the George W. Bush administration in a number of speeches, going so far as calling Bush a racist for not following the UN and its secretary-general Kofi Annan (who is African) on the issue of the War in Iraq.
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 Nelson Mandela - Wikipedia
Mandela hatte ihm erzählt, er wolle nun Rechtsanwalt werden.
Seine erste Ehe mit Evelyn Ntoko Mase wurde 1957 nach 13 Jahren geschieden.
Von Mandela wird berichtet, dass es eine seiner größten Leidenschaften ist, den Sonnenuntergang zu beobachten und dazu Musik Georg Friedrich Händels oder Pjotr Tschaikowskis zu hören.
de.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nelson_Mandela   (1601 words)

  
 washingtonpost.com: Mandela Says AIDS Led to Death of Son
Mandela's announcement was immediately applauded by AIDS activists and political leaders in a country where the disease is widely stigmatized.
Mandela is also the father of four daughters, one of whom died as an infant.
Mandela said little about his personal relationship with his son at the news conference, but in his autobiography, "Long Walk to Freedom," Mandela speaks affectionately about discussing politics with his son and explaining the nature of racial oppression.
www.washingtonpost.com /ac2/wp-dyn/A52781-2005Jan6?language=printer   (983 words)

  
 Mandela, Anti-AIDS Crusader, Says Son Died of Disease   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Mandela said he was disclosing the cause of his son's death to focus more attention on AIDS, which is still a taboo topic among many South Africans.
Mandela said it was a blessing that "the world has made defeating AIDS a top priority," he has acknowledged that as president he did not recognize the severity of the epidemic in his own nation.
Makgatho Mandela entered Linksfield Clinic in Johannesburg in late November, and his father canceled a number of appearances to be at his bedside during that time.
www.thepowerhour.com /news/mandela_sondies.htm   (744 words)

  
 WJLA - Nelson Mandela Announces Son Died of AIDS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Makgatho Mandela, who had been the former president's only surviving son, was admitted to Linksfield Park Clinic last month.
Makgatho, an attorney, was one of four children from Nelson Mandela's first marriage to Evelyn Mase, who died in May 2004 at 82.
Makgatho Mandela will be buried Jan. 15 in the family's home village of Qunu in the Eastern Cape province.
www.wjla.com /headlines/0105/198684.html   (460 words)

  
 AEGiS-ST: Makgatho Mandela: Lawyer with his father's humility
Just as a large part of Mandela's life was a long walk to freedom for all of us, so his announcement that his son had died of Aids may come to be seen as a step to freedom of another kind for the country.
Mandela is not the first high-profile South African to acknowledge the personal impact of Aids on their lives.
Makgatho, accompanied by his grandmother (Mandela's mother), aunt and sister was allowed 45 minutes with his dad.
www.aegis.com /news/suntimes/2005/ST050110.html   (1156 words)

  
 Zimbabwe News :: Zim Observer News Network   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Mandela lost his first son, Madiba Thembekile, in a car crash in 1969 while still in prison for his efforts to end white rule in South Africa.
Mandela officially retired from public life last year, but has nevertheless kept up a busy schedule promoting his various causes including the fight against South Africa's devastating AIDS epidemic, which now infects an estimated one in nine people in the country.
Born on June 26, 1950, Makgatho Mandela was a lawyer with a background in insurance who kept a relatively low profile.
www.zimobserver.com /newsdetail.asp?article_id=916   (396 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | Africa | Thousands mourn Mandela's son
Makgatho Mandela, 54, died of Aids earlier this month, several weeks after being admitted to hospital.
Nelson Mandela and his wife Graca Machel - both wearing red ribbons in support of the campaign against Aids - sat on a podium in front of Makgatho's casket, which was decorated with white and yellow flowers.
Makgatho, a lawyer, was buried afterwards in a nearby family graveyard.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/low/africa/4176813.stm   (485 words)

  
 Makgatho Mandela - Wikipedia
Januar 2005 in Johannesburg, Südafrika) war der zweite Sohn von Nelson Mandela.
Makgatho Mandela war Anwalt und Geschäftsmann und starb an den Folgen der Immunschwäche AIDS.
Nelson Mandela sagte auf einer Pressekonferenz zum Tode seines Sohnes: "Lasst uns Aids öffentlich machen und es nicht verstecken.
de.wikipedia.org /wiki/Makgatho_Mandela   (104 words)

  
 iafrica.com | news | sa news Mandela's son still hospitalised
Former president Nelson Mandela''s only surviving son Makgatho Mandela (54) was still in hospital in Johannesburg on Tuesday.
It was not yet known from what illness Mandela was suffering, but the former president had been spending time at his bedside, and had cancelled engagements on Monday to be with him.
Makgatho is Mandela''s eldest child and only surviving son from his first marriage to Evelyn Ntoko Mase, a former nurse, in the 1940s.
iafrica.com /news/sa/71005.htm   (281 words)

  
 Mandela family united by grief and fight against Aids
Mandela said his announcement was a plea for everyone to be more open about the disease, which kills about 600 South Africans a day.
Makgatho Mandela was a tragic figure, variously characterised by those who knew him as 'intensely shy', 'introspective' and 'a dead soul'.
Makgatho's first wife, Reyne, filled the gap, maintaining a correspondence with her father-in-law, but she divorced her husband and married an Englishman.
www.whale.to /a/mandela.html   (847 words)

  
 Makgatho Mandela laid to rest
Makgatho, the only surviving son of Nelson Mandela, died on January 6, after being hospitalised for close to two months.
A frail-looking Mandela, dressed in fl, arrived accompanied by his wife Graca Machel, his daughters, Zinzi and Zenani, as well as Winnie Madikizela-Mandela and the rest of the Mandela family.
Mandela sat in front of the coffin and did not utter a word throughout the service.
www.news24.com /City_Press/News/0,,186-187_1647862,00.html   (460 words)

  
 Sunday Independent - The 'gentle child' who opted for a private life
Mandela, if anyone, knew that "a man involved in the struggle is a man without a home life" and, after all, his son's birthday was June 26 1950, the Day of the Protest.
Makgatho and his sister Makaziwe knew better than to ask questions when Mandela came to fetch them from their mother's Orlando East home in order to say goodbye when he went underground.
Makgatho, who visited his father once or twice a year from the age of 16 in 1967 for the next 10 years, was a lousy correspondent.
www.sundayindependent.co.za /index.php?fArticleId=2367421&fSectionId=1042   (1437 words)

  
 CBC News: Mandela buries AIDS-stricken son
Makgatho Mandela, 54, was laid to rest in a field near his father's childhood home in southeast South Africa.
Mandela used the announcement of Makgatho's death to plead for openness on the disease in a country where the subject remains taboo.
Makgatho Mandela died of Aids complications in a Johannesburg hospital on January 6, 2005.
www.cbc.ca /story/world/national/2005/01/15/mandela-funeral050115.html   (269 words)

  
 NEWS: Nelson Mandelas Son Dies. - Above Top Secret Conspiracy Community
Makgatho Mandela has died from an undisclosed illness after being admitted to a Johannesburg hospital in December last year.
Makgatho had been in a critical condition in the Linksfield hospital in Johannesburg for the past few weeks and Mandela had been spending time at his son's bedside.
Mandela said that talking about such diseases is the only way to stop people "regarding it as extraordinary and for which people will go to hell and not to heaven".
www.abovetopsecret.com /forum/thread109710/pg1   (377 words)

  
 Atlanta,Georgia,11Alive,ATLANTA,News,Weather,Doppler,sports,events   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Makgatho Mandela, an attorney, was admitted to Linksfield Park Clinic last month.
Nelson Mandela, a frequent visitor at his son's bedside, was surrounded Thursday by somber relatives, including Makgatho's only surviving sister and two of his sons.
Makgatho was one of four children from Nelson Mandela's first marriage to Evelyn Mase, who died in May 2004 at 82.
www.11alive.com /news/printarticle.aspx?storyid=57060   (401 words)

  
 CBC News:Mandela's eldest son dies of AIDS
JOHANNESBURG - Nelson Mandela's eldest son, Makgatho Mandela, died of AIDS in a hospital in Johannesburg on Thursday.
Mandela, 86, had cancelled some holiday season engagements to remain close to his ailing son during his stay in hospital.
Makgatho Mandela was one of four children – two daughters and two sons – from Mandela's first marriage to Evelyn Mase, who died in May at the age of 82.
www.cbc.ca /stories/2005/01/06/world/makgatho-mandela050106   (332 words)

  
 Stormfront White Nationalist Community - Nelson mandela's son
Nelson Mandela's only surviving son has died in a private Johannesburg hospital, and the former South African president confirmed the death was from an Aids-related illness.
Makgatho was one of four children - two daughters and two sons - from Mandela's first marriage to Evelyn Mase, who died in May, aged 82.
Mandela was surrounded by sombre relatives, including Makgatho's two sisters and two of his sons.
www.stormfront.org /forum/printthread.php?t=176241   (774 words)

  
 Mandela's Son Dies Of AIDS
A few hours after Makgatho Mandela, 54, died in the Linksfield Park clinic in Johannesburg on Thursday morning, the former president spoke out over his son's illness and asked the country to break the silence surrounding HIV/Aids.
Mandela mentioned on Thursday that judge president of Gauteng, Bernard Ngoepe, accepted his son as a lawyer.
Makgatho Mandela went to school in Swaziland and Orlando East and studied at the University of Natal.
www.rense.com /general61/madela.htm   (423 words)

  
 BreakingNews.ie - 2005/01/12: Mandela at memorial service for Aids-victim son
Mandela’s successor as President, Thabo Mbeki, has been criticised for his government’s sluggish response to the crisis, and for courting dissident theorists who question that HIV causes Aids.
Makgatho Mandela, a lawyer, died last Thursday at the age of 54.
Makgatho Mandela is also survived by another son from a previous marriage.
archives.tcm.ie /breakingnews/2005/01/12/story184296.asp   (591 words)

  
 Mandela Announces Son Died of AIDS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Makgatho Mandela, 54, had been in intensive care for the past weeks, but no details were released about his condition.
Makgatho Mandela, 54, was admitted to Linksfield Park clinic in Johannesburg late last year in a critical condition.
Makgatho Mandela was born on June 26, 1950.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/1315232/posts   (1650 words)

  
 Mandela's only surviving son dies at 54
Makgatho had been in a critical condition in the Linksfield hospital for the past few weeks, said Zindzi Mandela, Makgatho's half-sister.
Makgatho, an attorney, was admitted to hospital late in November.
Mandela now has three living children, one from his first marriage and two from his second marriage to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela whom he separated from in 1992.
en-1.ce.cn /World/Africa/200501/07/t20050107_2780393.shtml   (166 words)

  
 The death of Mandela's son and the ANC's AIDS policy
Makgatho Mandela, an attorney, was able to afford private medical treatment at Johannesburg’s Linksfield Clinic, but millions of HIV-infected South Africans are entirely dependent on services provided by the state.
Mandela’s announcement that his son had died of AIDS is consistent with his approach to the epidemic.
Mandela, through his various actions and utterances, is articulating the concern within the South African establishment about the impact of the AIDS pandemic on the stability of social and economic relations in South Africa.
www.wsws.org /articles/2005/jan2005/anc-j22_prn.shtml   (1474 words)

  
 Mandela’s son died of AIDS in Johannesburg
Johannesburg - Nelson Mandela's eldest son Makgatho Mandela, 54, died of aids onThursday, as per the announcement made by the President himself who said that his eldest son had died of AIDS.
He was one of the four children from Mandela's first marriage to Evelyn Mase, who died in May 2004 at the age of 82.
Makgatho Mandela will be buried January 15 in the family's home village of Qunu in the Eastern Cape province.
internationalreporter.com /news/read.php?id=390   (277 words)

  
 SABCnews.com - south_africa/general   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Leon said the DA expressed its deep concern at the sudden hospitalisation of Mandela's 54-year-old son, Makgatho.
It was not yet known from what illness 54-year-old Makgatho Mandela was suffering, but the former president had been spending time at his bedside, and had cancelled engagements yesterday to be with him.
Yesterday it was revealed that Makgatho was in a critical condition in the Linksfield clinic, but it was not known how long he had been ill. Last year Makgatho Mandela's wife Zondi died of pneumonia.
www.sabcnews.com /south_africa/general/0,2172,93640,00.html   (310 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | Africa | Mandela's eldest son dies of Aids
Makgatho Mandela, 54, had been critically ill for several weeks after being admitted to a Johannesburg hospital late last year.
Mr Mandela's younger son, Thembekile, died in a car crash during his father's imprisonment in the apartheid era.
Mr Mandela cancelled several engagements over the holiday period to be close to his ailing eldest son.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/africa/4151159.stm   (290 words)

  
 Turks.US Daily News - Nelson Mandela's Son Dies of AIDS Daily News
Makgatho's spouse died of pneumonia in 2003 at the age of 43.
Mandela organized a press conference regarding the death of his son.
Makgatho was one of Nelson Mandela's four children from his marriage to Evelyn Mase who died last year.
www.turks.us /article.php?story=20050107075423194&mode=print   (328 words)

  
 Rantburg Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Makgatho had been in a critical condition in the Linksfield hospital in Johannesburg since late November, and Mandela had been spending time at his son’s bedside.
Makgatho had tendered his resignation as company secretary in order to continue with other responsibilities within the Standard Bank group, Timson said.
Makgatho Mandela, 54, died in a Johannesburg clinic where he had been receiving treatment for more than a month.
www.rantburg.com /poparticle.asp?HC=1&D=2005-01-06&ID=53024   (584 words)

  
 Mandela: 'My son has died of AIDS' / Former president urges openness about the disease
Johannesburg -- Former South African President Nelson Mandela announced Thursday that his son, Makgatho Mandela, 54, had died of illness related to AIDS, and he urged other families to speak openly about the toll of a disease that has ravaged South Africa but is still widely regarded as taboo.
A spokesman for the Mandela family, Isaac Amuah, said in a phone interview that the immediate cause of Makgatho Mandela's death was complications from a gall bladder operation.
Mandela's willingness to discuss the disease in recent years has made Mbeki's silence all the more obvious, although Mandela on Thursday declined to answer a reporter's question about his successor's handling of AIDS.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2005/01/07/MNG41AMPPO1.DTL   (630 words)

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