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South African Native Living In Philadelphia Recalls Meeting Nelson Mandela

The day Nelson Mandela was arrested in 1962, a teenage Godfrey Sithole was just beginning his journey to America.


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Philadelphians Remember Mandela’s Visits To The City

Nelson Mandela came to Philadelphia 20 years ago, on two occasions in 1993 to receive the Liberty Medal and then after he became South Africa’s President.


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Gov. Corbett Remembers Mandela As ‘Colossus Of Freedom’

Gov. Tom Corbett issued a statement Thursday that said the world lost one of its greatest statesmen and a champion of liberty.


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South Africa: Mandela’s Condition Worsened To “Critical”

The South African presidency says the health condition of Nelson Mandela has become critical.



Double Amputee Set To Compete In Olympics; Inspires Others

In a few weeks, all eyes will be on Oscar Pistorius’ legs as the 25-year-old from South Africa becomes the first double amputee to compete in the Olympics.


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Philadelphia Kids Make Stained Glass To Brighten Lives

There’s a special after-school program in Philadelphia where high school kids create beautiful works of art to brighten the lives of those who are less fortunate.


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South African Orange Growers Celebrate Latest Deliveries To U.S.

This was one of eleven shipments that will come in from South Africa this year, and officials there are hoping that number will expand.